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Nitrogen in Agriculture

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Co-editor:

Shah Fahad

University of Swabi

Nitrogen is the most yield-restraining nutrient in crop production globally. Efficient nitrogen management is one of the most important factor for improving nitrogen use efficiency, field crops productivity and profitability. Efficient use of nitrogen for crop production is therefore very important for increasing grain yield, maximizing economic return and minimizing nitrous oxide (N2O) emission from the fields and nitrate (NO3) leaching to ground water. Integrated nitrogen management is a good strategy to improve plant growth, increase yield and yield components, grain quality and reduce environmental problems. Integrated nitrogen management (combined use of chemical + organic + bio-fertilizers) in field crop production is more resilient to climate change.

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Nitrogen in AgricultureUpdatesEdited by Dr. Amanullah

Published: February 1st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/65846

ISBN: 978-953-51-3769-6

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3768-9

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1. Inter‐ and Intra‐Annual Variability of Nitrogen Concentrations in the Headwaters of the Mero River

By M. Luz Rodríguez‐Blanco, M. Mercedes Taboada‐Castro, Ricardo Arias and M. Teresa Taboada‐Castro

162

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2. Nitrogen Transformations Associated with N2O Emissions in Agricultural Soils

By Ling Zhang and Xiaojun Liu

157

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3. Controlled-Release Fertilizers as a Means to Reduce Nitrogen Leaching and Runoff in Container-Grown Plant Production

By Jianjun Chen and Xiangying Wei

234

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4. An Overview of the Effects of Heat Treatments on the Quality of Organic Wastes as a Nitrogen Fertilizer

By Naoki Moritsuka and Kaori Matsuoka

159

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5. Nitrogen-Fixation by Endophytic Bacteria in Agricultural Crops: Recent Advances

By Akshit Puri, Kiran Preet Padda and Chris P. Chanway

300

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6. Nitrogen Fixation and Transfer in Agricultural Production Systems

By M. Anowarul Islam and Albert Tetteh Adjesiwor

278

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7. Field Scale Simulation of Nitrogen Dynamics Using LEACHN and OVERSEER® Models

By Babar Mahmood

121

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8. Optimization of Nitrogen in Durum Wheat in the Mediterranean Climate: The Agronomical Aspect and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

By Luigi Tedone, Salem Alhajj Ali and Giuseppe De Mastro

146

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9. The Effect of N Fertilization on Wheat under Inoculation with Azospirillum brasilense

By Marcelo Carvalho Minhoto Teixeira Filho, Fernando Shintate Galindo, Salatiér Buzetti and Eduardo Henrique Marcandalli Boleta

196

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10. Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Rice

By Shuangjie Huang, Chunfang Zhao, Yali Zhang and Cailin Wang

288

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11. Prospects of N Fertilization in Medicinal Plants Cultivation

By Felix Nchu, Yonela Matanzima and Charles P. Laubscher

216

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12. The Potential of Tree and Shrub Legumes in Agroforestry Systems

By Ana I. Ribeiro‐Barros, Maria J. Silva, Isabel Moura, José C. Ramalho, Cristina Máguas‐Hanson and Natasha S. Ribeiro

198

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