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Cover for Inositol phosphates: linking agriculture and the environment.

This book brings together critical reviews on inositol phosphates in agriculture, ecology, and the environment. It includes 16 chapters covering a diverse range of topics, including the synthesis and hydrolysis of inositol phosphates, their role in animal nutrition, and their fate in soils and...

Author(s)
Turner, B. L.; Richardson, A. E.; Mullaney, E. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931520)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nomenclature and terminology of inositol phosphates: clarification and a glossary of terms.

This chapter provides an overview of inositol phosphate nomenclature and a glossary of terms that are consistently deployed throughout this book. The myo-inositol phosphates and their accepted abbreviations are tabulated, and the chemical structure of the nine stereoisomeric forms of inositol are...

Author(s)
Shears, S. B.; Turner, B. L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Inositol phosphates in soil: amounts, forms and significance of the phosphorylated inositol stereoisomers.

This chapter addresses specifically the amounts, origins, forms and potential ecological functions of inositol hexakisphosphates in surface soil. Emphasis is given on the phosphorylated stereoisomers, some of which have never been detected in biological tissue. Different factors controlling the...

Author(s)
Turner, B. L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecological aspects of phosphatase activity in cyanobacteria, eukaryotic algae and bryophytes.

This paper assesses phosphorus utilization in cyanobacteria, algae and bryophytes, and reviews the methods involved in this biochemical process. Emphasis is given on soluble organic phosphate since this is the subject of most studies. The effects of substrate concentration, environmental factors...

Author(s)
Whitton, B. A.; Al-Shehri, A. M.; Ellwood, N. T. W.; Turner, B. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998220)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Organic phosphorus transfer from terrestrial to aquatic environments.

This paper provides a critical overview of specific information on organic phosphorus transfer, including the magnitude, forms, mechanism of release from soil, and transport of organic phosphorus from soils to watercourses (e.g., runoff and accumulation with animal manure application).

Author(s)
Turner, B. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998220)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Synthesis and recommendations for future research.

This paper provides information on the integrated concepts regarding the abiotic reactions and mechanisms regulating the dynamics of organic and inorganic phosphorus in the environment (e.g., water bodies, soil solution, and aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems). On the contrary, despite some recent...

Author(s)
Turner, B. L.; Frossard, E.; Baldwin, D. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998220)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Organic phosphorus in the environment.

This book contains state-of-the-art reviews of organic phosphorus characterization and transformations in the environment. It includes 17 chapters organized into 3 main sections. Section 1 (3 chapters) describes analytical techniques used to characterize organic phosphorus compounds in...

Author(s)
Turner, B. L.; Frossard, E.; Baldwin, D. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998220)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seed phosphorus and the development of low-phytate crops.

This chapter reviews the biochemistry and genetics of seed phytate and lpa genotypes and the breeding and nutritional evaluation of low-phytate crops (maize, barley, rice, wheat and soyabean). Future directions for research on seed phosphate are also discussed.

Author(s)
Raboy, V.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phytase and inositol phosphates in animal nutrition: dietary manipulation and phosphorus excretion by animals.

This chapter reviews research on dietary manipulation using phytase, the most common strategy to improve phosphorus efficiency and reduce pollution in animal production. Phosphorus nutrition and excretion, nutritional impacts of phytase, phosphorus reduction in manure from animals fed modified...

Author(s)
Lei, X. G.; Porres, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental implications of inositol phosphates in animal manures.

This chapter addresses environmental issues concerning phosphorus and inositol phosphates in animal production. Studies on the phosphorus composition of manures, including those using traditional extraction procedures and the more recent application of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, are...

Author(s)
Leytem, A. B.; Maguire, R. O.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931520)
Type
Book chapter

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