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Plant and Soil Interfaces and Interactions

by A. van Diest
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Science
Pages: 381 pages
ISBN 13: 9400936273
ISBN 10: 9789400936270
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Synopsis : Plant and Soil Interfaces and Interactions written by A. van Diest, published by Springer Science & Business Media which was released on 2012-12-06. Download Plant and Soil Interfaces and Interactions Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Proceedings of the International Symposium: Plant and Soil: Interfaces and Interactions. Wageningen, The Netherlands August 6–8, 1986 A. van Diest, A. Houwers. differences among wheat cultivars has also been reported by other observers" ... -- Forty years ago, when PLANT AND SOIL first appeared, Europe was still recovering from the devastating effects of World War II. During the war years, work in many centres of agricultural research had come to a virtual standstill. Buildings and equipment were destroyed, scientists were often forced to terminate their research and teaching activities and funds allocated to such work were diverted to other, at that time, more pressing needs. During the first post-war years reconstruction was undertaken with great zeal and in that light the founding of the new journal PLANT AND SOIL must be viewed. In the pre-war period most agricultural science journals were still primarily national ones and consequently many articles were published in languages mastered by only a limited number of potential readers. In small countries whose languages are not widely understood, the desire arose to publish research findings in one of the major languages. It is therefore understandable that in the early years of the journal's existence, large portions of PLANT AND SOIL were filled with articles from the Scandinavian countries and The Nether lands. Originally, rather frequent use was made of the opportunity to publish also in German and French, but with the advance of English as a major language of communication, a decline was noticeable in the number of German and French manuscripts submitted. As a consequence the Edi torial Board has recently decided to terminate the publishing of articles in these languages.