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Advances in agronomy, edited by Donald L. Sparks, Volume 168

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Intro -- Advances in Agronomy -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Chapter One: Current sensor technologies for in situ and on-line measurement of soil nitrogen for variable rate fertiliza ... -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Sensing nitrogen in soil -- 2.1. Traditional methods -- 2.2. Proximal soil sensing methods -- 2.2.1. Reflectance sensing tools for soil nitrogen assessment -- 2.2.2. Electrochemical sensors -- 3. Analysis and modeling -- 3.1. Spectral data analysis -- 3.2. Data fusion -- 3.3. Management zones -- 4. Integration and future prospects -- 5. Conclusions -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter Two: Application of molecular biotechnology to manage biotic stress affecting crop enhancement and sustainable ag ... -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Characterization of biological control agents -- 2.1. Previous approaches used in the characterization of biological control agents -- 2.2. Recent approaches used in the characterization of biological control agents -- 3. Forward and reverse genetic approaches used in the management of pests and diseases -- 3.1. RNA-interference technique -- 3.2. Application of RNAi-based techniques in agricultural pests -- 3.3. Application of RNAi-based techniques in viruses -- 3.4. Application of RNAi-based techniques in fungi -- 3.5. Application of RNAi-based techniques in bacteria -- 4. Insertional mutagenesis using transposons -- 5. Genetic engineering of the CRISPR/Cas 9 system for biological control -- 6. Targeting induced local lesions in the genome (TILLING) -- 7. Next-generation sequencing -- 8. Genome sequencing of biological control agents -- 9. Protoplast fusion -- 10. Identification of mechanisms involved in tripartite Interactions of gene-regulating biological control activities -- 10.1. Genes regulating I-aminocyclopropane-I-carboxylic acid -- 10.2. Genes regulating siderophores
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eng
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non fiction
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1 online resource (272 pages)
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remote
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online
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9780323850766

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