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Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology

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Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology

Continuous discoveries in plant and crop physiology have resulted in an...

NHBS Price: £127.00 $155/€143 approx

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 82

By: Mohammad Pessarakli (Editor)

973 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 2 | #124000 | ISBN: 0824705467
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With contributions from over 70 international experts, Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology provides comprehensive coverage of plant physiological stages and processes under both normal and stressful conditions. It emphasizes environmental factors, climatic changes, developmental stages, and growth regulators as well as linking plant and crop physiology to the production of food, feed, and medicinal compounds. Offering over 300 useful tables, equations, drawings, photographs, and micrographs, Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology covers cellular and molecular aspects of plant and crop physiology, plant and crop physiological responses to heavy metal concentration and agrichemicals, computer modeling in plant physiology, and more.


Partial table of contents:

- Plants, Crops, and Growth Environment: Nutrient Uptake by Plants
- Plant Water Relationships
- Current Perspectives in Water Loss from Plants and Stomatal Action
- Physiology of Plant/Crop Growth and Developmental Stages: Germination and Emergence
- Cell Cycle Control in Plants
- Vegetative and Elongation Growth Stages
- Ecophysiological Aspects of the Vegetative Propagation of Salt-bush (Atriplex spp) and Mulberry (Morus spp)
- Plant Growth Regulators - The Natural Hormones (Growth Promoters and Inhibitors)
- Physiological Responses of Plants and Crops Under Stressful (Salt, Drought, and Other Environmental Stress) Conditions: Physiological Adaptation of Plants to Environmental Stresses
- Adaptive Components of Salt Tolerance
- Photosynthesis In Plant/Crops Under Water and Salt Stress
- Physiological Mechanisms of Nitrogen Absorption and Assimilation in Plants Under Stressful Conditions
- Physiology of Lower-Plant Genetics and Development: Developmental Genetics In Lower Plants
- Physiology of Higher-Plant/Crop Genetics and Development: Transpiration Efficiency
- Avenues for Genetic lmprovement, Physiological Mechanisms Relevant to Genetic Improvement of Salinity Tolerance in Crop Plants
- Whole Plant vs Reductive Research on Physiological Genetics of Crop Physiology: Whole-System Research Complements Reductive Research, AMMI Statistical Model and Interaction Analysis, Photoperiod × Temperature Interaction Effects on the Days to Flowering of Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
- Genotype, Temperature and Genotype × Temperature Interaction Effects on Yield of Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L)
- Control of Days to Flowering of Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L) by Interaction of a Photoperiod Gene and a Non-photoperiod Gene
- Physiological Aspects of Sustainable Plant/Crop Production: Sustainable Primary Production
- Green Crop Fractionation: Effects of Species, Growth Conditions, and Physiological Development of Fractionation Products

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