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Mechanisms of Plant Growth and Improved Productivity: Modern Approaches

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 33

Edited By: Amarjit S Basra

496 pages, Illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #57987 | ISBN: 0824791924
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About this book

Details current knowledge of the mechanisms of plant productivity and the factors limiting net photosynthesis - describing state-of-the-art techniques to isolate, characterize, and manipulate specific plant genes in order to enhance plant productivity.


Contents

Photoassimilate Transport; Plant Mineral Nutrition in Crop Production; Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation; Molecular and Applied Aspects of Nitrate Assimilation; Nutrient Deficiencies and Vegetative Growth and Crop Productivity; Cell and Tissue Culture for Plant Improvement; Isolation and Characterization of Plant Genes; Regulation of Plant Gene Expression at the Post-translational Level - Applications to Genetic Engineering; The Induction of Gene Expression in Response to Pathogenic Microbes; Engineering Stress-Resistant Plants Through Biotechnological Approaches.

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