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Plant Response to Air Pollution

Edited By: M Yunus and MH Iqbal

545 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jul 1996 | #48709 | ISBN: 0471960616
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Examines the different structural, functional and biochemical responses of plants to pollutional stress.


Partial table of contents: The Role of Atmospheric Chemistry in the Assessment of Crop Growth and Productivity (S. Krupa). Nutritional Disharmony in Plants: Soil and Weather Effects on Source-Sink Interactions (R. Oren). Global Changes in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: The Influence on Terrestrial Vegetation (C. Atkinson). Impacts of Air Pollutants and Elevated Carbon Dioxide on Plants in Wintertime (J. Barnes et al.). Disturbances in Stomatal Behaviour in Plants Exposed to Air Pollution (T. Mansfield & M. Pearson). Biochemical Basis for the Toxicity of Ozone (J. Mudd). Lipid Metabolism and Oxidant Air Pollutants (R. Heath). Physiological and Biochemical Tools in Diagnosis of Forest Decline and Air Pollution Injury to Plants (H. Saxe). Index.

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