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Title The Indian nitrogen assessment : sources of reactive nitrogen, environmental and climate effects, management options, and policies / edited by Yash P. Abrol [and 7 more]
Published Duxford, United Kingdom : Elsevier, 2017
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Contents Front Cover; The Indian Nitrogen Assessment; Related titles; The Indian Nitrogen Assessment: Sources of Reactive Nitrogen, Environmental and Climate Effects, Management Options, and Policies; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Foreword; 1 -- Technical Summary; References; A -- Nitrogen in India in a Global Perspective; 2 -- The Indian Nitrogen Challenge in a Global Perspective; The Global Nitrogen Challenge; Nitrogen in Relation to Other Nutrient Cycles; Emerging Priorities for the Indian Nitrogen Challenge; The Economic Case for Improving NUE
Biological Nitrogen FixationOther Sources of Nitrogen; Nitrogen Cycling; Ammonium Fixation; Ammonia Volatilization; Nitrification; Immobilization-Mineralization; Denitrification; N Transformations Under Submerged Agroecosystem; Leaching; Plant N Uptake; Nitrogen Outputs; Conclusion; Future Research Needs; References; 6 -- Nitrogen Balances of Intensively Cultivated Rice-Wheat Cropping Systems in Original Green Revolution States of India; Introduction; Pre-green Revolution Scenario; Green Revolution in India; Growth of Production Factors in Original Green Revolution States
Fluxes of Reactive NitrogenNitrogen Inputs in Original Green Revolution States; Losses of Nitrogen; Gaseous Losses of Nitrogen; Nitrate Leaching; GroundWater Pollution; Nitrogen Balances; Future Scenario; References; 7 -- Efficient Nitrogen Management Under Predominant Cropping Systems of India; Introduction; Soil N: Transformation and Fertility Status; Nitrogen Application and Its Removal Under Different Cropping Systems; Nitrogen Use Efficiency Computations; Management Practices-to Enhance NUE; Balanced Fertilization; Integrated Plant Nutrient Supply; Bulky Organic Manures in IPNS
Nitrogen Production TrendsImprovement in Fertilizer Production Efficiency; Fertilizer Nitrogen Consumption; Skewed Product Pattern; Zone-Wise/State-Wise Fertilizer Nitrogen Use; Nitrogen Use by Crops; Farm Size-Wise Nitrogen Use; Irrigation Availability; Impact of Fertilizer Policies; Demand Supply Projections of Fertilizer Nutrients by 2030-31; Demand for Fertilizer Nitrogen; Supply of Fertilizer Nitrogen; Conclusion; References; B -- Nitrogen Processes in the Biosphere; 5 -- Nitrogen Processes in Agroecosystems of India; Introduction; Nitrogen Inputs; Fertilizers; Manures and Crop Residues
Societal Challenge of a Rapidly Growing EconomyScience and Technological Needs; Conclusion: India as an Emerging "Nitrogen Champion"; Acknowledgments; References; 3 -- Concepts for Considerations in the Design of an Indian Integrated Nitrogen Assessment; Introduction; Overview of the Development of an Integrated Science Assessment; Evaluation of Reactive Nitrogen Assessments in the USA and Europe; Conclusion; References; 4 -- Trends in Fertilizer Nitrogen Production and Consumption in India; Introduction; Fertilizer Nitrogen Production; History and Growth of Nitrogenous Fertilizer Industry
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ScienceDirect, viewed August 31, 2017)
Subject Nitrogen in agriculture -- India.
Nitrogen -- Physiological effect.
Form Electronic book
Author Abrol, Y. P., 1935- editor
Adhya, Tapan K., editor
Aneja, Viney P., editor
Kulshrestha, Umesh, editor
Pathak, Himanshu, editor
Raghuram, N., editor
Sharma, Chhemen, editor
Singh, Bijay, editor
ISBN 0128119047 (electronic bk.)
9780128119044 (electronic bk.)