Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Sustainable Crop Production

Edited by Mirza Hasanuzzaman

Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University

Co-editors:

Masayuki Fujita

Kagawa University

Marcelo Carvalho Minhoto Teixeira Filho

São Paulo State University

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Thiago Assis Rodrigues Nogueira

São Paulo State University

This book includes twenty-one comprehensive chapters addressing various soil and crop management issues, including modern techniques in enhancing crop production in the era of climate change. There are a few case studies and experimental evidence about these production systems in specific locations. Particular focus is provided on the state-of-the-art of biotechnology, nanotechnology, and precision agriculture, as well as many other recent approaches in ensuring sustainable crop production. This book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, and researchers, particularly in the fields of crop science, soil science, and agronomy.

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Sustainable Crop ProductionEdited by Mirza Hasanuzzaman

Published: June 17th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.83521

ISBN: 978-1-78985-318-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-317-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-899-0

Copyright year: 2020

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3447 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

13 Dimensions Citations

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1. Effect of Abiotic Stress on Crops

By Summy Yadav, Payal Modi, Akanksha Dave, Akdasbanu Vijapura, Disha Patel and Mohini Patel

85

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2. Possibility of No-Input Farming in Lowland Rice Fields in Japan from the Viewpoint of Sustaining Soil Fertility

By Naoki Moritsuka

110

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3. Crops Diversification and the Role of Orphan Legumes to Improve the Sub-Saharan Africa Farming Systems

By Patricia Vidigal, Maria Manuel Romeiras and Filipa Monteiro

267

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4. Review on the Role of Salicylic Acid in Plants

By Ali S. Hassoon and Inas Abdulsattar Abduljabbar

130

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5. Development of Androgenesis Studies on Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) in Turkey from Past to Present

By Gülsün Elif Vural, Esin Ari, Sinan Zengin and Sekure Sebnem Ellialtioglu

270

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6. SSR Markers in the Genus Pistacia

By Salih Kafkas

100

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7. Soil Management in Sustainable Agriculture

By Koç Mehmet Tuğrul

331

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8. Removal: Soils under Plastic and Grass Cover: Effects on Soil Aggregation and Nutrient Cycling in Brazilian Coffee Growing

By Érika Andressa da Silva, Pedro Antônio Namorato Benevenute, Geraldo César de Oliveira, Yuri Lopes Zinn, Bruno Montoani Silva, Laura Beatriz Batista de Melo, Thiago Henrique Pereira Reis, César Henrique Caputo de Oliveira and Paulo Tácito Gontijo Guimarães

52

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9. Managing Soil Nitrogen under Rain-Fed Lowland Rice Production Systems in the Forest Agroecological Zones in Ghana

By Mohammed Moro Buri and Roland Nuhu Issaka

108

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10. Plant Nutrition and Sustainable Crop Production in Nigeria

By Romanus Osabohien and Toun Ogunbiyi

123

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11. Enhancing Soil Properties and Maize Yield through Organic and Inorganic Nitrogen and Diazotrophic Bacteria

By Arshad Jalal, Kamran Azeem, Marcelo Carvalho Minhoto Teixeira Filho and Aeysha Khan

77

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12. Microwave Soil Treatment and Plant Growth

By Graham Brodie, Muhammad Jamal Khan and Dorin Gupta

201

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13. Fertilizer Use Issues for Smallholder Agriculture in Tropical Africa

By Charles S. Wortmann, Anthony O. Esilaba, Kayuki C. Kaizzi, Catherine Kibunja, Keziah W. Ndungu-Magiroi and Nouri Maman

191

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14. Fungal Endophyte-Host Plant Interactions: Role in Sustainable Agriculture

By Tamanreet Kaur

82

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15. Endophytes Potential Use in Crop Production

By Fabiana Tonial, Francine Falcão de Macedo Nava, Ana Luisa Gayger and Talita Bernardon Mar

109

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16. Application Potentials of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria and Fungi as an Alternative to Conventional Weed Control Methods

By Adnan Mustafa, Muhammad Naveed, Qudsia Saeed, Muhammad Nadeem Ashraf, Azhar Hussain, Tanveer Abbas, Muhammad Kamran, Nan-Sun and Xu Minggang

333

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17. Sustainable Development of Horticulture and Forestry through Bio-Inoculants

By Easan Mohan and Kuppu Rajendran

156

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18. Nano-Fertilizers for Sustainable Crop Production under Changing Climate: A Global Perspective

By Muhammad Aamir Iqbal

295

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19. Urban Horticulture and Its Modernization by Using LED Lightning in Indoors Vegetable Production

By Žarko M. Ilin and Dubravka M. Savić

83

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20. Remote Sensing: Useful Approach for Crop Nitrogen Management and Sustainable Agriculture

By Salima Yousfi, José Fernando Marin Peira, Gregorio Rincón De La Horra and Pedro V. Mauri Ablanque

227

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21. Risk Assessment of Sunflower Production Using In-Field Rainwater Harvesting on Semi-Arid Ecotope in South Africa

By Jestinos Mzezewa and Leon Daniel van Rensburg

141

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