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Desiccation and Survival in Plants: Drying Without Dying

Edited By: M Black and HW Pritchard

412 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #116704 | ISBN: 0851995349
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £100.00 $122/€112 approx

About this book

Covers: molecular, biochemical, physiological, biophysical and ecological bases of desiccation damage; and repair and tolerance of desiccation. Includes aspects of survival after desiccation, i.e. seeds, pollens, spores and vegetative tissues.


Water relations; experimental aspects of drying and recovery; orthodox seeds; recalcitrant seeds; vegetative parts; desiccation and damage; rehydration of fried systems. (Part contents).

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