Efficient Utilization Nitrogen

Efficient Utilization Nitrogen

This book explains some of the sustainable ways of utilizing readily available resources such as humic acids, acid sulphates, and zeolites to improve nitrogen use efficiency. The chapters cover aspects of nitrogen dynamics, use of humic acids and acid sulphate soils to improve nitrogen use efficiency, overview on zeolites, mitigation of ammonia volatilization from nitrogenous fertilizers through the use of clinoptilolite zeolite, and fortifying nitrogen based compound fertilizers with clinoptilolite zeolite to improve nutrient use efficiency by plants.
Associate Professor Dr. Ahmed Osumanu Haruna is a Ph.D. holder in Soil Fertility and Management. He is currently attached to the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Campus Sarawak, Malaysia. Most of his researches involve reduction of environmental pollution (soil, air, and water), fertilizer technology, and sustainable agriculture. He has published a number books and research papers in these areas. Ahmed has won awards nationally and internationally. He is a member of a number editorial advisory board for several refereed journals. He continues to write professional papers and routinely participates in scholarly meetings and educational programs. Professor Dato’ Dr. Nik Muhamed Abd Majid is Senior Professor at the Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), UPM with about 40 years experience in teaching, research, consultancy and extension services.

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