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Crop Plant Anatomy

By: Ratikanta Maiti(Author), Prakash Satya(Author), Dasari Rajkumar(Author), Allam Ramaswamy(Author)

317 pages, 234 b/w photos

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Aug 2012 | #198643 | ISBN-13: 9781780640198
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NHBS Price: £74.99 $102/€85 approx

About this book

Divided into four sections covering anatomy in relation to crop management, anatomical descriptions of the major crop plants, anatomical changes in adaptation to environments and the link between anatomy and productivity, this book provides a comprehensive source of crop plant anatomy information. The crop areas covered include cereals, pulses and beans, oil crops and fibre crops. Suitable for students, researchers and professionals in the field, this book brings together economic plant anatomy and crop productivity for the first time. It is suitable for students and researchers of crop science and plant anatomy.


Part I - Crop Anatomy as a Subject
1. Origin and Development of Crop Anatomy
2. Relevance of Anatomical Studies in Modern Plant Science
3. Techniques of Crop Anatomy Study
4. General Anatomy of Crop Plants

Part II - Anatomy of Major Crops
5. Cereal Crops
6. Pulses
7. Oil Crops
8. Fibre Crops
9. Vegetable Crops

Part III - Anatomical Changes in Crops under Adaptation
10. Adaptation to Defence against Biotic Stresses
11. Anatomical Adaptation for Drought and Waterlogging Stress Tolerance

Part IV - Anatomy and Crop Productivity
12. Anatomical Adaptation in Crop Plants to Harvest Higher Energy
13. Anatomical Adaptation for Better Reproduction Efficiency
14. Anatomical Basis of Crop Ideotype for Higher Productivity

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