Plant Nutrient Management in Hawaii's Soils:
Approaches for tropical and subtropical agriculture


Editors: James A. Silva, Raymond S. Uchida
University of Hawaii Press
Part 1 dated 2000, Parts 2 - 18 dated 2009
Part
  1. Introduction 
  2. Managing fertilizer nutrients to protect the environment and human health 
  3. Sampling and analysis of soils and plant tissues 
  4. Essential nutrients for plant growth: nutrient functions and deficiency symptoms 
  5. Recommended plant tissue nutrient levels for some vegetable, fruit, and ornamental foliage and flowering plants in Hawaii 
  6. Use of information from soil surveys and classification 
  7. How fertilizer recommendations are made 
  8. Interpreting soil nutrient analysis data: definition of "low," "sufficient," and "high" nutrient levels 
  9. Collection of calibration data for interpreting soil and plant tissue analyses 
  10. Predicting soil phosphorus requirements 
  11. Soil acidity and liming 
  12. Plant tolerance of low soil pH, soil aluminum, and soil manganese 
  13. Inorganic fertilizer materials 
  14. Biological nitrogen fixation: nature‚Äôs partnership for sustainable agricultural production 
  15. Mycorrhizal fungi and plant nutrition 
  16. Organic soil amendments for sustainable agriculture: organic sources of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium 
  17. Plant-parasitic nematodes and their management 
  18. Soil and water salinity