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By M. van Noordwijk (auth.), W. J. Horst, M. K. Schenk, A. Bürkert, N. Claassen, H. Flessa, W. B. Frommer, H. Goldbach, H. -W. Olfs, V. Römheld, B. Sattelmacher, U. Schmidhalter, S. Schubert, N. v. Wirén, L. Wittenmayer (eds.)

The world’s inhabitants is predicted to arrive eight billion by means of 2025 and such a lot of this progress in inhabitants will take place in constructing international locations. To feed the realm with this sort of marked bring up in inhabitants, a good development in foodstuff creation has to be completed really in those nations. to fulfill this problem, current agricultural productiveness has to be elevated at the cultivated land. despite the fact that, in lots of constructing nations, rather in Africa, decreased soil fertility brought on by non-stop cropping with low nutrient enter and the consequent nutrient mining of soils is a big danger either to nutrition creation and to atmosphere viability. because of declining soil fertility, including expanding inhabitants strain, enlargement of crop construction to marginal lands and forested components give a contribution to the destruction of traditional ecosystems. nutrition construction is not just a quantitative problem. enhancing the nutrient prestige of crops offers a different necessary technique of improving nutrients caliber and is of utmost profit to the wellbeing and fitness of either vegetation and people. There are a number of first-class examples exhibiting that crops with optimal nutrient prestige are higher tailored to biotic and abiotic rigidity components. due to inhabitants pressures, many worldwide meals platforms are usually not at present offering adequate micronutrients to make sure sufficient micronutrient intakes within the human vitamin. This has led to an expanding occurrence of micronutrient deficiencies that now afflicts over 3 billion humans worldwide.

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New data will be presented showing that the uptake activity of AtHKT1 can be restored by mutagenesis. , 2000). To investigate the function of AtHKT1, we isolated overexpression, antisense and a T-DNA disruption (“knock out”) mutants in AtHKT1. Advances at analysing these mutants will be reported. References Amtmann A, Laurie S, Leigh R and Sanders D 1997 J. Exp. Bot. 48, 481. Buschmann PH, Vaidyanathan R, Gassmann W and Schroeder JI 2000 Plant Physiol. 122, 1387-1397. Epstein E, Rains DW and Elzam OE 1963 Proc.

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CAB International, Wallingford. Van Noordwijk M and Lusiana B 1999 Agroforestry Systems 43, 217-242. 4 W. J. ), Plant nutrition – Food security and sustainability of agro-ecosystems. 4~7, 2001 © 2001 Kluwer Academic Publishers, Printed in the Netherlands. Plant nutrition research: Priorities to meet human needs for food in sustainable ways I. edu and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University, 81474 Tuzla, Istanbul, Turkey, Key words: food security, macronutrients, micronutrients, mineral fertilisation, molecular biology, nutrient efficiency, nutrient management Abstract The world population is expanding rapidly and will likely be 8 billion by the year 2025.

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