© 1991

The Rhizosphere and Plant Growth

Papers presented at a Symposium held May 8–11, 1989, at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC), Beltsville, Maryland

  • Donald L. Keister
  • Perry B. Cregan

Part of the Beltsville Symposia in Agricultural Research book series (BSAR, volume 14)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Progress in rhizosphere research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. J. M. Lynch, J. M. Whipps
      Pages 15-24
    3. S. T. Lam, D. M. Ellis, J. M. Ligon
      Pages 43-50
    4. Richard W. Zobel
      Pages 61-71
    5. J. H. Bowers, G. N. Smerage, D. J. Mitchell
      Pages 73-80
    6. H. M. Taylor, D. R. Upchurch, B. L. McMichael
      Pages 91-97
    7. Short Papers

      1. David H. Demezas, Terry B. Reardon, John M. Watson, Alan H. Gibson
        Pages 106-106
      2. L. J. Halverson, J. Handelsman
        Pages 107-107
      3. J. W. Williamson, P. G. Hartel, M. A. Schell
        Pages 109-109
      4. J. Lussenhop, R. Fogel
        Pages 111-111

About this book


Biom Glas Seen Symbiose bacteria biomass ecology micro-organism microbe microorganism pea plant pathogens root growth water uptake wheat

Editors and affiliations

  • Donald L. Keister
    • 1
  • Perry B. Cregan
    • 1
  1. 1.USDA, ARS, PSI, NFSGLBeltsvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Rhizosphere and Plant Growth
  • Book Subtitle Papers presented at a Symposium held May 8–11, 1989, at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC), Beltsville, Maryland
  • Authors Donald L. Keister
    Perry B. Cregan
  • Series Title Beltsville Symposia in Agricultural Research
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-1032-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-010-5473-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-011-3336-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 386
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Plant Sciences
    Soil Science & Conservation
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`....the book is highly recommended as an up to date summary of rhizosphere research for colleagues and students in the field of agronomy and horticulture, plant ecology and soil should be stimulating reading for plant breeders as well.'
Plant Breeding 107:3, 1992
`In conclusion, the book is essential for every ecologist in need of knowledge of the rhizosphere and plant functioning.'
Vegetatio 103:4, 1992
` ... of special interest to plant pathologists. It provides a wealth of critical information and numerous literature references. ... the message of this book is to encourage research in this future-oriented field which hopefully will bring badly needed breakthroughts to further practical applications. The volume can be highly recommended for every scientist working in this field.'
Journal of Phytopathology 142:2