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Physiology of Plants Under Stress: Abiotic Factors

By: Eric T Nilsen and David M Orcutt

689 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Nov 1996 | #53853 | ISBN: 0471031526
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Provides detailed coverage of the impact of a wide range of environmental variables upon plant structure, development, and growth, such as drought and flooding, light intensity, high heat, chilling and freezing.


Introductory Comments. The Physiological Basis of Growth. Plant Membranes as Envionmental Sensors. Phytohormone and Plant Response to Stress. Stable Isotopes and Plant Stress Physiology. Plant Carbon Balance. Water Dynamics in Plants. Water Limitation. Flooding. Irradiance. High Temperature and Energy Balance. Temperature: Chilling and Freezing. Multiple Stress Interactions. Biotechnology and Envionmental Stress. Generalities, Trends, and Future Directions. Appendices. Index.

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