Agricultural Chemistry. Agricultural Chemicals


S 587.5.N5 Special Chemicals, A-Z. Nitrogen

Biological Nitrogen Fixation Research Challenges - A Review of Research Grants Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development

Biological Nitrogen Fixation Research Challenges-- A Review of Research Grants Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, is a publication of the National Academy Press, available for reading and evaluation at this site. The project that is the subject of the report "...was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine." The research panel concluded that "...[the] natural process of Biological Nitrogen Fixation (BNF) has a critical role in the achievement of environmentally benign, sustainable farming systems. Its increased use will mitigate the need for fertilizer nitrogen...."
Within the publication's site, there are access points to portions of the text: (1) publication notice section; (2) listing of panel members; (3) preface to text; and (4) the executive summary. A fifth option allows the user to view the entire contents of the report. The publication's notice section details the structure of the research council, as well as the history of its respective sponsors. An alphabetical listing of the research panel's members is provided, along with their respective institutions. Users can read the BNF research panel chairman's preface, as well as the summary. Below this listing of access points, further links are given for: the National Academy of Sciences (NAS); the National Academy Press (NAP) homepage; the NAP Reading Room; and the report's homepage.
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