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Title of Thesis

Understanding Mechanisms Responsible For Root-induced Nitrogen Mineralization In Some Leguminous And Non-leguminous Crops

Author(s)

Ms. Shagufta Gill

Institute/University/Department Details
Department Of Soil Science / University College Of Agriculture Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
Session
2010
Subject
Soil Science
Number of Pages
240
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Leguminous, Understanding, Induced, Mineralization, Mechanisms, Crops, Nonleguminous, Nitrogen, Root, Responsible, Rhizosphere

Abstract
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INTRODUCTION

 

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3 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1 Root architecture
2.2 Rhizosphere and rhizodeposition
2.3 Rhizospheric bacterial diversity
2.4 Microbial biomass in soil
2.5 Microbial functions pertinent to N nutrition of plants
2.6 Root induced nitrogen mineralization vis--vis priming effect

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4 3 MATERIAL AND METHODS

3.1 Root architecture/proliferation in different crop types
3.2 Rhizodeposition
3.3 Root-induced changes in potential nitrification and nitrate reductase activity of the rhizospheric soil of wheat and chickpea
3.4 Root-induced changes in some biological and biochemical characteristics of soil sown to wheat and chickpea
3.5 Plant growth characteristics of wheat/chickpea and rhizospheric microbial functions as affected by rate of N application
3.6 Mixed cropping effects on growth of wheat and chickpea
3.7 Root-induced mineralization and availability to plants of N in soil planted to Sesbania and maize - effect of applied N
3.8 Root-induced mineralization and availability to plants of N in soil planted to Sesbania and maize following build up in soil of potentially mineralizable 15N
3.9 Organic amendment accelerates nitrification in soil - an indirect evidence that plant growth affects rhizospheric microbial functions
3.10 Analytical methods

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RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

4.1. Results
4.2. Discussion

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LITERATURE CITED

 

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