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Plant Growth Substances: Principles and Applications

By: RN Arteca

352 pages, 39 b/w photos, 66 line illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #50244 | ISBN: 0412039117
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Contents: historical aspects and fundamental concepts; basic information on methodology for extraction; purification and quantification of plant growth substances; chemistry; biological effects; the mechanism of action of plant growth substances.


Historical aspects and fundamental terms/concepts; Methodology for the extraction, purification and determination of plant growth substances; Chemistry, biological effects and mechanism of action of plant growth substances; Seed germination and seedling growth; Rooting; Dormancy; Juvenility, maturity and senescence; Flowering; Abscission; Physiology of fruit set, growth, development, ripening, premature drop and abscission; Tuberization; Manipulation of growth and photosynthetic processes by plant growth regulators; Weed control.

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