• Bent, E. (2014) Silicon Solutions: Helping Plants to Help Themselves. Sestante Edizioni. Bergamo, Italy.
ISSAG’s scientists recognize that the knowledge of silicon in agriculture remains a relatively new area of study when compared with other, more well-known, plant nutrients. It is with this in mind that the suggested readings below include both Peer Reviewed and Non-Peer Reviewed Books. 

Non-Peer Reviewed

Peer Reviewed

  • Liang, Y., Nikolic, M., Bélanger, R., Gong, H., & Song, A. (2015). Silicon in Agriculture: From Theory to Practice. Springer, Dordrecht/Heidelberg/New York/London
  • Rodrigues, F. A., & Datnoff, L. E. (Eds.). (2015). Silicon and Plant Diseases. Springer International Publishing AG. Cham, Switzerland.
  • Ma, J.F., and Takahashi, E. (2002), Soil, Fertilizer, and Plant Silicon Research in Japan. Elsevier Science B.V. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Datnoff, L. E., Snyder, G. H., & Korndörfer, G. H. (Eds.). (2001). Silicon in agriculture: Studies in Plant Science (Vol. 8). Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands.