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Quantifying and understanding plant nitrogen uptake systems modeling

Quantifying and understanding plant nitrogen uptake systems modeling

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Effect of nitrogen on.,
  • Crops and nitrogen.,
  • Nitrogen -- Fixation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Liwang Ma, Lajpat R. Ahuja, Thomas W. Bruulsema.
    ContributionsMa, Liwang., Ahuja, L., Bruulsema, Thomas W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK753.N54 Q36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21096767M
    ISBN 109781420052954
    LC Control Number2008019573

    Discusses All Areas of the Complex Process In addition to the important processes of nitrogen translocation, remobilization, and grain protein formation, the book documents various philosophies, mechanisms, and scales in simul. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Shabala, Philip. Abstract Background Three—dimensional root architectural models emerged in the late s, providing an opportunity to conceptualise and investigate that all important part of plants that is typically hidden and difficult to measure and study. Nitrate is always present in the soil solution and will move with the soil water. The model is aimed at ensuring that informed decisions are made on proper management of water and nitrogen resources on a farm.

    The model is aimed at ensuring that informed decisions are made on proper management of water and nitrogen resources on a farm. Soil erosion and runoff Nitrogen can be lost from agricultural lands through soil erosion and runoff. Where soils are highly erodible, conservation tillage can reduce soil erosion and runoff, resulting in less surface loss of N. International Thomson Publishing. A reasonable fit between theory and experiment could only be obtained by assuming in the theoretical calculations that the rooting density was times smaller than that measured in the experiments. At wilting point soil pressure is at maximum and is 1 while soil pressure head is 0; i.

    Garnett, Sergy. Modelling studies are often designed to investigate the relationship between root architectural traits and root distribution in soil, and the spatio—temporal variability of resource supply. This is because mobile nutrients travel from old leaves to suffuse new growth, whereas immobile nutrients cannot be transferred between new and old growth, so deficiency symptoms will show up in the new growth. The team mapped the global distribution of nitrogen and phosphorus, quantifying the entire range from nitrogen to phosphorus limitations for all areas on Earth. Mechanisms of Nitrate Uptake in Plants Nitrogen - The most important mineral nutrient needed by plants can be assimilated in various forms among which nitrate is a transient yet critical form for majority of plants.


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Quantifying and understanding plant nitrogen uptake systems modeling book

Within each data file, there are more than three input parameters that need to be entered in the model. Crop removal accounts for a majority of the N that leaves the soil system. A deficiency of immobile nutrients can be seen in yellowing new leaves, whereas a deficiency in mobile nutrients can be seen in yellowing old leaves.

Scope We provide an overview of the development of three—dimensional root architectural models from their origins, to their place today in the world of functional—structural plant modelling.

Igbadun, H. By assuming that the effective root membrane permeability was simply proportional to the relative saturation of the soil, a much better fit to the data was obtained than by using the conventional theory.

Dissertation, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro. Figure 4. Water Resources Research, 22, Physiological studies using 15N 13N and electrophysical methods have indicated that plants have at least 3 distinct nitrate uptake systems viz. Through 13 chapters the contributing authors cover topics from the rhizosphere and roots to mycorrluzae and Michaelis-Menten kinetics.

The model is aimed at ensuring that informed decisions are made on proper management of water and nitrogen resources on a farm. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Where soils are highly erodible, conservation tillage can reduce soil erosion and runoff, resulting in less surface loss of N.

These models have progressed from representing pre—defined root architectural arrangements, to simulating root growth in response to heterogeneous soil environments.

To capture the input parameters of water and nitrogen does not sophiscated equipment and hence smallholder farmers. Nitrate uptake system in plants should be robust and versatile enough to transport sufficient amounts of nitrate to satisfy total demand for nitrogen in the face of external concentrations, which can vary by four orders of magnitude.

Soil pressure is a function of soil moisture content in the soil. Waskom, R. Zhou, and A. However, since phosphorus tends to remain in the upper layer of the soil, it might be lost in runoff when high precipitations occur.

The parameters of the model are explicit and maintain good balance of accuracy, simplicity and to some extent robustness. Air temperature is high. N use efficiency is low for major crops. Elevated atmospheric CO2 and warming-induced longer growing seasons are likely resulting in greater nutrient limitation of terrestrial ecosystems.

Dispersion Equation Dispersion is the spreading out of solute due to variations in water velocity within individual pores, across pores with differing sizes and shapes, and across interconnected pore pathways with different geometries. Soil erosion and runoff Nitrogen can be lost from agricultural lands through soil erosion and runoff.

The model has assumed that one farmer might have different farms with different characteristics. Conclusion The conceptual framework, design, structure and key algorithms of the NDM have been described to highlight the distinctive features and peculiarities of the model. Modelling studies are often designed to investigate the relationship between root architectural traits and root distribution in soil, and the spatio—temporal variability of resource supply.

The uses and capability of root architectural models to represent virtual plants and soil environment are addressed.

Plant nitrogen uptake, Nu, is the function of time and coordinates.

Quantifying and Understanding Plant Nitrogen Uptake for Systems Modeling

Subscription will auto renew annually.Quantifying and understanding plant nitrogen uptake for systems modelling. 1st edn. Boca Raton: CRC Press; pp. 1– Macduff JH, Bakken AK. Diurnal variation in uptake and xylem contents of organic and assimilated N under continuous and interrupted N supply to Phleum pratense and Festuca pratensis.

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