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Cover for Plant nutrition and nutrient formulation.

This chapter focuses on plant nutrition and nutrient formulation. Water quality and sources for hydroponic production, reclaimed water sources, water testing, water analysis reports, water treatment options, water usage and supply requirements, plant nutrition in hydroponic systems, essential...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recent advancements of molecular breeding and functional genomics for improving nitrogen-, phosphorus- and potassium-use efficiencies in wheat.

This chapter discusses the importance and implications of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium as essential nutrients and the application of molecular breeding and functional genomics for improving nutrient-use efficiency in wheat are presented. Improvement of nutrient-use efficiency through genetic...

Author(s)
Maharajan, T.; Roch, G. V.; Ceasar, S. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245431)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recent advancement in molecular breeding for improving nutrient-use efficiency in maize.

This chapter defines nutrient-use efficiency and the relevance of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) as essential macronutrients and the molecular regulation of their metabolism in maize. The efforts towards molecular breeding of maize to improve NUE and PUE are also summarized and discussed. Plant...

Author(s)
López-Arredondo, D.; Fan XiaoRong; Jiao YinPing
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245431)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analyzing a series of experiments.

In many plant science experiments, normally there are certain factors that can't be control which may influence the outcome of the work. Such factors include weather and pest pressure. In order to get an accurate and reliable measure of crop performance, the experiment is repeated over time,...

Author(s)
Durner, E. F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249927)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy and protein metabolism and requirements.

This chapter discussed the different methods of estimating the net energy and protein requirements of rabbits during the different stages of production particularly during the lactation and pregnancy period for female rabbits. The effects of protein and energy intake and metabolism on the...

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.; Trocino, A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Physiological and molecular interventions for improving nitrogen-use efficiency in maize.

This chapter discusses (i) the importance of nitrogen in plant growth and development, (ii) what is nitrogen-use efficiency (NUE) and how to manage it, (iii) traits influencing nitrogen-uptake efficiency including root system architecture, root nitrogen transporter system, and interaction with...

Author(s)
Ishwar Singh; Krishan Kumar; Prabha Singh; Pranjal Yadava; Sujay Rakshit
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245431)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil and nutrition.

It is well-known that selection of the proper soil is of paramount importance in the success or failure of a fruit crop. Similarly, the effect of plant nutrition on quality fruit production has been well recognized. In the past, not much attention was paid to fruit quality parameters, as the...

Author(s)
Maity, A.; Khayyat, M.; Azarmi-Atajan, F.; Agehara, S.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mineral deficiencies of banana.

For optimal growth and fruit production, banana plants require high amounts of nutrients, which are often only partly supplied by the soil. Thus, to obtain high yields, large quantities of mineral nutrients have to be replaced in order to maintain soil fertility. This is achieved by applying...

Author(s)
Lahav, E.; Israeli, Y.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protein digestion.

In this chapter the characteristics of the main protein sources included in rabbit diets, protein digestion in young rabbits, nitrogen metabolism in the caecum of rabbits, soft faeces and its relation to protein digestibility, amino acid balance, and faecal digestibility in rabbits are discussed.

Author(s)
Villamide, M. J.; Nicodemus, N.; Fraga, M. J.; Carabaño, R.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrient requirements and metabolic diseases.

A review on the importance of trace elements, vitamins, major minerals, carbohydrates, energy and proteins in supplying the nutrient requirements in cattle was presented as well as on how deficiences or excess may result into metabolic diseases that indirectly or directly affects profitability and...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter

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