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Agricultural Sciences

Edited by : Rattan Lal,

School of Natural Resources, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, USA


1. Soil and Its Life Support Systems

Rattan Lal, School of Natural Resources, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, USA

Soil Physics

S.W. Duiker, The Agronomy Department, Pennsylvania State University, USA

D.D. Fritton, The Agronomy Department, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Soil Biology

Alan J. Franzluebbers, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, USA

Soil Genesis, Classification and Mapping

C. Lee Burras, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, USA

Soil Climatology and Meteorology (including microclimates and micremeteorology)

Jean L. Steiner, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) Grazinglands Research Laboratory, USA

Plant Propagation

Robert L. Geneve, Department of Horticulture, University of Kentucky, USA


2. Farm Animal Sciences

Herbert W. Ockerman, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, USA

Norma Pensel, ITA-INTA, Argentina

The Dairy Industry

David L. Zartman, Department of Animal Sciences , Ohio State University, USA

Michel Wattiaux, Dairy Science Department, The University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

World Beef Cattle Production

Stephen Boyles, The Ohio State University, USA

José M. Pellegrino, Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, Argentina

Sheep Production

Kenneth E. McClure, Department of Animal Sciences, Ohio State University, USA

Hasan Yetim, Turkey

Francisco Leon Crespo, Cordoba University, Spain

Overview of World Swine and Pork Production

Steven J. Moeller, The Ohio State University, USA

Francisco Leon Crespo, Cordoba University, Spain

Poultry Products as Food

N. A. Musharaf, Department of Poultry Science, Faculty of Animal Production, University of Khartoum, Sudan

J.D. Latshaw, Department of Animal Sciences, Ohio State University, USA

Undomesticated Food Animals Hunted and Used For Food

Herbert W. Ockerman, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, USA

Lopamudra Basu, The Ohio State University, USA

Undomesticated Animals Raised in Enclosures, for Food, and Domesticated Animals Used as Food That Are Sometimes not Considered as acceptable Food Animals in Some Parts of the World

Herbert W. Ockerman, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, USA

Lopamudra Basu, The Ohio State University, USA

Veterinary Medicine

J.C. Gordon, DVM, MPH

R.W. Meiring, DVM

L. Camero, DVM

The Role of Meat in the Human Diet

Herbert W. Ockerman, Department of Animal Sciences , The Ohio State University USA

Norma Pensel, ITA-INTA, Argentinia

Water Uptake by Plants

J.E. Fernandez, Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiologia de Sevilla, Spanish Council for Scientific Research,

Spain

B.E. Clothier, Palmerston North Research Center, New Zealand

Nature of Mineral Nutrient Uptake by Plants

Paul R. Adler, United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, USA

Jonathan R. Cumming, Department of Biology, West Virginia University, USA

Rajeev Arora, Department of Horticulture, Iowa State University, USA

Transport of Water and Nutrients in Plants

Walter E. Riedell, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Northern Grain Insects Research

Lab, USA

Thomas E. Schumacher, Plant Science Department, South Dakota State University, USA

Capacity of Soils for Sustaining Agricultural Production - A Global Overview

Holm Tiessen, Department of Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Agricultural Production Capacity of North America's Soil Resources

Fred P. Miller, School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, USA

Sustainable Soil Use in Tropical South America, with Emphasis on Brazil

E.V.S.B. Sampaio, Dept. Energia Nuclear, UFPE, Brazil

R.S.C. Menezes, Dept. Energia Nuclear, UFPE, Brazil

Agricultural Soils in Europe - Special Demands Related to Intensive Agriculture in an Industrialized Environment

Sören Thiele-Bruhn, Institute of Soil Science, University of Rostock, Germany

Capacity of Africa's Soils to Sustain or Extend Current Crop and Animal Production

M. A. Bekunda, Department of Soil Science, Makerere University, Uganda

R. J. Delve, Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Program and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Uganda

Capacity of Soils for Sustaining Agricultural Production in Asia

Bao Lin, Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Dianxiong Cai, Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Xiaobin Wang, Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Capacity of Soils to Sustain or Extend Current Crop and Animal Production: New Zealand and South Pacific Islands Perspectives

Leo M. Condron, Center for Soil and Environmental Quality, Lincoln University, New Zealand

H.J. Di, Center for Soil and Environmental Quality, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Land Classifications, Sustainable Land Management, and Ecosystem Health

Julian Dumanski, Centre for Land and Biological Resources Research(CLBRR), Canada

W.W. Pettapiece

P.S. Bindraban, World Bank

P. Bullock

R.J.A. Jones

A. Thomasson

Crop Production Capacity: A Global Perspective

K. D. Wiebe, Economic Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, USA

Pierre R. Crosson, Resources of the Future, USA

Crop Production Capacity in North America

G.K. Pompelli, Economic Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, USA

Crop Production Capacity in Europe

David R. Kelch, Economic Research Service, USDA, USA

Stefan Osborne, Economic Research Service, USDA, USA

Crop Production Capacity in Africa

Shahla Shapouri, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA

Stacey Rosen, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA

Johann Kirsten, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Fertilizer Use in North America: Types and Amounts

T. L. Roberts, Potash and Phosphate Institute, Canada

D.W. Dibb, Potash & Phosphate Institute, USA

Fertilizer Use Central and Eastern Europe: Types and Amounts

K. F. Isherwood, France

Western Europe - Fertilizer Use: Types and Amounts

K. F. Isherwood, France

Fertilizer Use in Sub-Saharan Africa: Types and Amounts

V. A. Kelly, Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, USA

A. Naseem, Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, USA

Fertilizer Use South Asia

J.C. Katyal, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management - NAARM, India

M. N. Reddy, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management - NAARM, India

Fertilizer Use in China: Types and Amounts

Sam Portch, China Program, Canada

Ji-yun Jin, The PPI/PPIC China Program, China

Fertilizer Use in Oceania: Types and Amounts

G.J. Blair, Agronomy and Soil Science, University New England, Australia

V. Manu, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Kingdom of Tonga


3. Pest Control

David Pimentel, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Entomology, Cornell University, USA

Pest Control: Insects and Other Arthropods

Divender Gupta, Departme of Entomology, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, India

Pest Control: Herbaceous Weeds

Anthony Ditommaso, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, USA

C. L. Mohler, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, USA

R. E. Nurse, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, USA

Pest Control: Fungi, Streptomycetes and Yeasts

Karen L. Bailey, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon Research Centre, Canada

Pest Control: Rodents

Mark E. Tobin, National Wildlife Research Center, U. S. Department of Agriculture, USA

Michael W. Fall, National Wildlife Research Center, U. S. Department of Agriculture, USA

Soils in High Density Residential Areas

Wolfgang Burghart, Institut für Ökologie/Institute of Ecology, Universität Essen, Germany

Soils in Low Density Residential Areas

Joyce Mack Scheyer, USDA-NRCS National Soil Survey Center, USA

John M. Galbraith, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

Soils in Landscaped Public Areas

Wolfgang Burghart, Institut für Ökologie/Institute of Ecology, Universität Essen, Germany

Soils in Landscaped Commercial Areas

Ed McCoy, School of Natural Resources, Ohio State University, USA

Pamela Sherratt, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University, USA

John Street, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University, USA



 

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