Hello guest
Your basket is empty
We provide two pathways to the content. Thematic (chapters that address certain themes, e.g. cultivation, regardless of crop or animal type) and Product (chapters that relate to a specific type of crop or animal). Choose the most applicable route to find the right collection for you. 
 
Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact us and let us help you build a custom-made collection. 
You are in: All categories > A-Z Chapters > P
Use the Contact form to discuss the best purchasing method for you... Start building your collection today!

Plant biostimulants and their influence on nutrient use efficiency (NUE)

Code: 9781786768339
Patrick H. Brown, Douglas C. Amaral, Meerae Park, Jennifer Schmidt and Amelie Gaudin, University of California-Davis, USA

Chapter synopsis: This chapter reviews evidence for effects of biostimulants on both agronomic nutrient use efficiency and internal nutrient use efficiency. Many biostimulants improve the agronomic nutrient use efficiency (AE) by enhancing root growth and soil exploration, increasing solubilization of soil nutrients or upregulating nutrient uptake processes thereby enabling a greater amount of the total soil nutrient reserve to be acquired by the plant. There is, however, much less evidence to demonstrate that biostimulants alter the internal nutrient use efficiency (IE) by increasing the productivity of a crop for a given quantity of acquired nutrient. Improving NUE is of great practical value as it allows for the greater exploitation of added fertilizers and improved recovery of residual nutrients.

DOI: £25.00
Quantity:
Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Humic and fulvic substances 3 Microbial biostimulants 4 Seaweeds and algae 5 Protein hydrolysates 6 Conclusion and future trends 7 References

Also in P

Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings