16. Zinc in Soils and Crop Nutrition

  1. Malcolm J. Hawkesford and
  2. Peter Barraclough
  1. Behzad Sadeghzadeh1 and
  2. Zed Rengel2

Published Online: 13 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960707.ch16

The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops

The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops

How to Cite

Sadeghzadeh, B. and Rengel, Z. (2011) Zinc in Soils and Crop Nutrition, in The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops (eds M. J. Hawkesford and P. Barraclough), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960707.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dryland Agricultural Research Institute (DARI), Maragheh, Iran

  2. 2

    Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, School of Earth and Environment, University of Western Australia, Crawley WA, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813819921

Online ISBN: 9780470960707

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Keywords:

  • zinc in soils - and crop nutrition;
  • zinc, and root-cell membrane transporters - of zinc iron premeases (ZIP) family;
  • zinc deficiency, yield losses - in areas under crop production;
  • zinc in soils, into fractions - and particle size distribution;
  • zinc availability in plants - zinc concentration in solution;
  • factors, affecting - soil zinc availability for plants;
  • zinc deficiency prediction, in soil - nutrient deficiency in crop;
  • plant traits, screening plant genotypes - for zinc efficiency;
  • genetics of zinc efficiency - in improving zinc efficiency in crops;
  • low plant availability of soil zinc - critical problems, for crop production

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Zinc in Soils

  • Zinc in Plants

  • Breeding for Zinc Efficiency

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References