Subsoil Constraints for Crop Production (2022)


SKU: 9783031003141
Editor: Oliveira, Teogenes Senna de Bell, Richard Willian
Publication Date: 08/04/2022
Publisher: Springer
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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List of Contributors

Table of Contents

1. Chapter 1: Introduction to subsoil constraints for crop production

By Teogenes Senna de Oliveira* and Richard Willian Bell*

2. Chapter 2: The geological, geomorphological, climatic, and hydrological background of Tropical Regoliths and hostile subsoils: The Brazilian landmass

By Carlos Ernesto Gonçalves Reynaud Schaefer*, José João Lelis Leal de Souza, Fábio Soares de Oliveira, Guilherme Resende Corrêa and Elpídio Inácio Fernandes Filho

3. Chapter 3: Soil acidity and acidification

By Clayton Robert Butterly*, Telmo Jorge Carneiro Amado and Caixian Tang

4. Chapter 4: Salinity, Sodicity and Alkalinity

By Pichu Rengasamy*, Claudivan Feitosa de Lacerda and Hans Raj Gheyi

5. Chapter 5: Pyritic subsoils in acid sulfate soils and similar problems in mined areas with sulfidic rocks

By José João Lelis Leal de Souza* and Walter Antônio Pereira Abrahão

6. Chapter 6: Physical subsoil constraints of agricultural and forestry land

By Teogenes Senna de Oliveira* and Raphael Bragança Alves Fernandes

7. Chapter 7: Subsoil and surface soil constraints of mined land and tailings

By Hwat Bing So*, Ivo Ribeiro da Silva, Lucas Carvalho Gomes and Teogenes Senna de Oliveira

8. Chapter 8: Sand and gravel subsoils

By Craig A. Scanlan*, Karen W. Holmes and Richard W. Bell

9. Chapter 9: Soilborne pathogens

By Andréa Bittencourt Moura*, David Backhouse, Ismail Teodoro de Souza Júnior and César Bauer Gomes

10. Chapter 10: Root systems of agricultural crops and their response to physical and chemical subsoil constraints

By Mirian Cristina Gomes Costa* and Ítalo Antônio Cotta Coutinho

11. Chapter 11: Roots and beneficial interactions with soil microbes

By Bruno Coutinho Moreira, Paulo Prates Júnior, Bernard Dell and Maria Catarina Megumi Kasuya*

12. Chapter 12: Nutrient acquisition with particular reference to subsoil constraints

By Qifu Ma*, Richard Willian Bell and Edson Marcio Mattiello

13. Chapter 13: Water acquisition by roots from the subsoil: impact of physical constraints on the dynamics of water capture

By Wendy H Vance* and Stephen P Milroy

14. Chapter 14: Deep soil carbon – characteristics and measurement with particular bearing on kaolinitic profiles

By Podjanee Sangmanee, Bernard Dell, David Henry and Richard Harper*

15. Chapter 15: Live subsoils: tropical regolith and biota interactions

By Carlos Ernesto Gonçalves Reynaud Schaefer and Fábio Soares de Oliveira

16. Chapter 16: Subsoil constraints for crop production: recent advances, new technologies and priorities for further research

By Richard Willian Bell* and Teogenes Senna de Oliveira*