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New Publications: e-ifc No. 16, June 2008

New Publications

Soil fertility and nutritional status of alfalfa growth in tropical regions

Proceedings of the IPI-ISSAS International workshop on "Soil Potassium Dynamic and K Fertilizer Management", 315 p., 2008, CIP ISBN 978-7-5630-2453-7 (in Chinese). Edited by J.M. Zhou, J.C. Xie, Q.Z. Fan, X.Q. Chen and H. Magen. These proceedings include 44 papers from China, India, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, and Russia, describing responses to potash fertilizers in various crops and agro-climatic regions in China, dynamics of potash in soils, potassium and nitrogen interactions and the role of potassium in stress relief.

Presentations from the workshop appear on the IPI website. For a copy of the proceedings please contact Prof. Xie Jian-chang or mail to NO.71 East Beijing Road, Nanjing, China Zip code: 210008
Tel: +86-25-86881114
Fax: +86-25-86881000
E-mail:iss@issas.ac.cn.
 

Soil fertility and nutritional status of alfalfa growth in tropical regions

IPI-BRRI leaflet on "Potash fertilizers: Towards high yields of rice and wheat" (in Bangla).
This BRRI-IPI leaflet summarizes the effect of potassium on rice and wheat from IPI experiments during recent years in various locations in Bangladesh.

For copies contact Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (http://www.brri.gov.bd) or email brrihq@bdonline.com.
Details are also on the IPI website.

Training Manual on "Role of balanced fertilization for horticultural crops"

Food, Fertilsers and Footprints - an Environmental Essay. Proceedings No. 623. 2008, IFS. ISBN 978-0-85310-260-1. The paper by C. Dawson was delivered at the 25th Francis New Memorial Lecture. Dawson covers food security, mineral nutrition, energy use in agriculture, and the environmental and societal benefits and challenges of these issues. See at www.fertiliser-society.org.

Training Manual on "Role of balanced fertilization for horticultural crops"

Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment, special edition.
Proceedings of the IPI-BRRI-BFA International Workshop on 'Balanced Fertilization for Increasing and Sustaining Crop Productivity', 30 March-1 April 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 190 p., edited by M.S. Islam. ISSN 1816-0808. Bangladesh Fertilizer Association (BFA). This international symposium was jointly organized by the International Potash Institute (IPI), Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), and the Bangladesh Fertilizer Association (BFA).

The proceedings contain 13 papers covering issues of soil fertility, fertilization with potassium in rice-rice and rice-wheat cropping systems, site specific nutrient management (SSNM), integrated nutrient management, fertilizer recommendation and policies in Bangladesh. Papers from India cover balanced fertilization in the horticultural sector and fertilizer-related policies.

To order a copy, contact the Assistant Editor, Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture and Environment (BJAE), Bangladesh Fertilizer Association, City Heart Building (10th Floor), Room #8, 67 Naya Paltan, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

Phone/Fax: +88-02-9352410, 9348714
E-mail: bfa_urbora@dhakacom.com
Website: http://www.bfa-fertilizer.org/
The special edition can be fully downloaded from the IPI website.

Training Manual on "Role of balanced fertilization for horticultural crops"

IPI-TNAU leaflet on "Potash fertilizers: towards high yields of Papaya and Better Fruit Quality" in English and Tamil. This papaya leaflet summarizes three years of research on the effect of potassium on papaya crop. The leaflet describes nutrient removal by the fruit, the effect of potassium fertilizer on yield and quality, the improved resistance to pests, and the effect of K on the production and quality of latex.

The leaflet is authored by Dr. N. Kumar, TNAU and Dr. V. Nosov, IPI. The English version and Tamil versions are available for download on the IPI website, or you can contact Dr. N. Kumar.

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