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Improved agronomy and management of crop plants for industrial end uses

  • Lorenzo Barbanti
  • Andrea Monti
  • Gianpietro Venturi

Abstract

Agronomy, the science ruling the fields, has the privilege and the task of dealing with many aspects and related disciplines, covering the biological and the physical sphere. Harmonizing the complex of interactions arising form the organisms, factors and conditions involved in the process of plant growth is not an easy task, as general. Optimising plant growth and crop production, while safeguarding the environment, often proves a harder challenge. In this light, the crops for industrial end-uses may intrinsically be seen as crops of potential large scale, thus exerting a significant influence - both positive and negative — on the environment.

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Soil Organic Carbon Geographical Information System Oilseed Rape Sweet Sorghum Precision Agriculture 
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  • Lorenzo Barbanti
    • 1
  • Andrea Monti
    • 1
  • Gianpietro Venturi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Agro-environmental Science and Technology (DiSTA)BolognaItaly

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