Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Organic Fertilizers

From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes

Edited by Marcelo Larramendy

National University of La Plata

Co-editor:

Sonia Soloneski

National University of La Plata

This book, Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes, is intended to provide an overview of emerging researchable issues related to the use of organic fertilizers that highlight recent research activities in applied organic fertilizers toward a sustainable agriculture and environment. We aimed to compile information from a diversity of sources into a single volume to give some real examples extending the concepts in organic fertilizers that may stimulate new research ideas and trends in the relevant fields.

Read more >Order hardcopy
IntechOpen
Organic FertilizersFrom Basic Concepts to Applied OutcomesEdited by Marcelo Larramendy

Published: June 30th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61454

ISBN: 978-953-51-2450-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2449-8

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

16993 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

22 Dimensions Citations

chaptersDownloads

Open access peer-reviewed

1. Compost Process and Organic Fertilizers Application in China

By Guanghui Yu, Wei Ran and Qirong Shen

1163

Open access peer-reviewed

2. Organic Fertilizers in Alabama: Composition, Transformations, and Crop Response in Selected Soils of the Southeast United States

By Kokoasse Kpomblekou-A and Desmond Mortley

981

Open access peer-reviewed

3. Green Manures and Crop Residues as Source of Nutrients in Tropical Environment

By Rafael Vasconcelos Valadares, Lucas de Ávila‐Silva, Rafael da Silva Teixeira, Rodrigo Nogueira de Sousa and Leonardus Vergütz

1292

Open access peer-reviewed

4. Use of Organic Fertilizers to Enhance Soil Fertility, Plant Growth, and Yield in a Tropical Environment

By Amjad A. Ahmad, Theodore J.K. Radovich, Hue V. Nguyen, Jensen Uyeda, Alton Arakaki, Jeana Cadby, Robert Paull, Jari Sugano and Glenn Teves

1916

Open access peer-reviewed

5. Bio-Organo-Phos: A Sustainable Approach for Managing Phosphorus Deficiency in Agricultural Soils

By Allah Ditta and Azeem Khalid

1155

Open access peer-reviewed

6. Integrated Use of Phosphorus, Animal Manures and Biofertilizers Improve Maize Productivity under Semiarid Condition

By Dr. Amanullah and Shah Khalid

1350

Open access peer-reviewed

7. Soil Amendments for Agricultural Production

By George F. Antonious

1047

Open access peer-reviewed

8. Physicochemical Properties of a Red Soil Affected by the Longterm Application of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers

By Yanling Wang and Hailin Zhang

898

Open access peer-reviewed

9. An Overview of the Studies on Biochar Fertilizer Carried Out at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century in Japan

By Naoki Moritsuka and Kaori Matsuoka

1087

Open access peer-reviewed

10. C‐CO2 Emissions, Carbon Pools and Crop Productivity Increased upon Slaughterhouse Organic Residue Fertilization in a No‐Till System

By Jucimare Romaniw, João Carlos de Moraes Sá, Ademir de Oliveira Ferreira and Thiago Massao Inagaki

549

Open access peer-reviewed

11. Organic Waste as Fertilizer in Semi-Arid Soils and Restoration in Mine Sites

By Martha Barajas-Aceves

945

Open access peer-reviewed

12. Use of Pasteurised and N-Organic-Enriched Sewage Sludge (Biosolid) as Organic Fertiliser for Maize Crops: Grain Production and Soil Modification Evaluation

By Emilio Carral, Adolfo López-Fabal, Socorro Seoane, Teresa Rodríguez, Carlos Caaveiro and Elvira López-Mosquera

724

Open access peer-reviewed

13. On-Farm-Produced Organic Amendments on Maintaining and Enhancing Soil Fertility and Nitrogen Availability in Organic or Low Input Agriculture

By Yani Nin, Pinchun Diao, Qian Wang, Qingzhong Zhang, Ziliang Zhao and Zhifang Li

713

Open access peer-reviewed

14. Impact of Organic Fertilizers on Phenolic Profiles and Fatty Acids Composition: A Case Study for Cichorium intybus L.

By Lovro Sinkovič and Dragan Žnidarčič

1258

Open access peer-reviewed

15. Productivity and Structures of Marandu Grass Fertilized with Poultry Manure Both with and Without Soil Chiseling

By Edson Sadayuki Eguchi, Ulysses Cecato, Antonio Saraiva Muniz, Luiz Juliano Valério Geron and Murilo Donizeti do Carmo

813

Open access peer-reviewed

16. Organic Fertilizers: Public Health Intricacies

By Anthony A. Adegoke, Oluyemi O. Awolusi and Thor A. Stenström

1102

Edited Volume and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI

Order a hardcopy of the Edited Volume

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£170

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax of 5%. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase