Soil fertility describes soil nutrient status and the factors controlling the supply of
nutrients to plants. Continued efforts to improve soil fertility are required to support
the world's growing demand for food, fiber, and renewable fuels. Important ecological
services provided by soils, such as biodiversity, buffering capacity, and nutrient
recycling benefit from the amendments applied to sustain soil fertility. Those
amendments need to be applied in a manner that is both economical and practical for
the producer to achieve agronomic objectives that are environmentally sound.
Soil fertility is critical for the provision of adequate food, fiber and renewable natural
resources(fuel,wood etc.). In the developing world soil fertility is linked to economic well
being of many farm families. Poor soils means poor harvest leading to low returns for the
over 60% of the population of developing countries relying on agriculture for survival.Use
of inorganic and organic fertilizers in addition to biological processes to improve the fertility
of the soil requires good understanding of their practical use and management.
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The prevailing low food production in sub-Saharan Africa is an issue of
great concern especially since Africa south of the Sahara is the only remaining
region of the world where per capita food production has remained stagnant. This
chapter reviews long-term experiments in Africa in the context of shifting paradigms
related to tropical soil fertility management from fi rst external input paradigm right
through to the current Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) approach,
which is a culmination of the participatory methods developed along the paradigm
The focus of this volume, based on the 2002 conference ’Fertility: The Current South African Issues of Poverty, HIV/AIDS, and Youth’ emanating from the partnership between the Department of Social Development, the South African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN) and the HSRC, is to examine the underlying inextricable link between fertility and the socio-economic development.
This publication presents agronomic reasons which have led to the
development of controlled-release and stabilized fertilizers. The
characteristics, the advantages and the possible disadvantages of
controlled-release and nitrification/urease inhibitors are discussed.
Particular attention is given to problems of legislation, registration,
methodology and standardization.
Leading manufacturers and their product ranges are listed.
Several recent efforts in statistical natural language understanding (NLU) have focused on generating clumps of English words from semantic meaning concepts (Miller et al., 1995; Levin and Pieraccini, 1995; Epstein et al., 1996; Epstein, 1996). This paper extends the IBM Machine Translation Group's concept of fertility (Brown et al., 1993) to the generation of clumps for natural language understanding. The basic underlying intuition is that a single concept may be expressed in English as many disjoint clump of words. ...
Effects of compost, mycorrhiza, manure and fertilizer on some physical properties of a Chromoxerert soil field experiment was conducted to explore the role of mycorrhizal inoculation and organic fertilizers on the alteration of physical properties of a semi-arid Mediterranean soil (Entic Chromoxerert, Arik clay-loam soil). From 1995 to 1999, wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), pepper (Capsicum annuum L.), maize (Zea mays L.
Agromisa receives many questions about agricultural problems that directly or indirectly involve soil fertility problems. Often crop returns have decreased, so farmers want to know how to regain previous harvest levels. Lack of soil fertility causes decreased yields but many plant diseases are also related to poor soil fertility
Part II: Soil fertility and fertilizing 8 Introduction and nutrient balance
To ensure a sufficient nutrient supply for crops, we must strive to keep an even nutrient balance in the soil. The loss of nutrients has to be minimised, and the addition of nutrients maximised in order to avoid a depletion of nutrients in the soil.
The overall objective of the project is to reduce the use of N fertilizer use on legumes soybean and groundnut in Vietnam through by increasing legume inoculants. Replace N fertilizer with legume inoculants will provide both economic benefits and environmental benefits for farmers and reduce financial stress for poor farmers by reducing input costs. The approach is to raise awareness and demand for inoculants through an expanded program including live demonstrations of the benefits of inoculants and training in the functions and their use.
The past three decades have witnessed significant advances in the field
of assisted human conception. Following the remarkable perseverance and
triumph of Robert Edwards, Patrick Steptoe, and Jean Purdy, numerous
scientists and physicians from around the world have worked to develop
more effective and safer procedures to treat infertile couples.
IVF and related treatments (GIFT and ZIFT, see below) are the most invasive ART treatments.
Usually women try other methods first, and turn to IVF when those methods have not succeeded
in pregnancy or live birth. One percent of babies in the US are born using IVF. Unlike AI,
fertilization takes place outside the woman’s body in which eggs (retrieved from the woman
trying to get pregnant or from an egg donor) are fertilized with sperm (from a partner or donor)
in a Petri dish.
Thorough evaluation of the infertile couple before in vitro fertilization (IVF) is critical in achieving the best outcomes and avoiding complications. Most IVF centers organize the evaluation by using a checklist that the nurse coordinator and physician assure is complete before proceeding with the cycle. DAY 3 FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE A level exceeding 25 mIU/ml (about 12 mIU/ml using current assays) has been correlated with a very low chance of pregnancy (1).
The birth of the world’s ﬁrst baby born as a result of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in July 1978 was by no means a chance event. Indeed, in the long evolution of reproduction, conception by IVF represents the end of a continuum which originated with childbirth wholly dependent on chance but which today is almost exclusively under human control. Today, nearly all forms of infertility can be treated by the various techniques of assisted reproduction, which are now responsible for the birth of around two million children worldwide. ...
In this chapter, I will provide insights into the following areas of in vitro fertilization outcome. First, why we monitor in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcome. Second, why monitoring IVF outcome is not well done. Third, a brief overview of the known IVF literature. Fourth, how to do monitoring in an ideal world, and what outstanding questions have not been addressed which are of concern to families, fertility practitioners, the broader scientiﬁc community, and general public.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu khoa học ngành toán học được đăng trên tạp chí toán học quốc tế đề tài: Mind the information gap: fertility rate and use of cesarean delivery and tocolytic hospitalizations in Taiwan
Since the birth of Louise Brown, the ﬁrst test tube baby, in 1978 (1), in vitro fertilization (IVF) has become a well-established treatment procedure for certain types of infertility—including long-standing infertility due to tubal disease, endometriosis, unexplained infertility, or infertility involving a male factor. However, it became obvious that certain couples with severe male-factor infertility could not be helped by conventional IVF. Extremely low sperm counts, impaired motility, and poor morphology represent the main causes of failed fertilization in conventional IVF.