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Plant Ecophysiology

Edited By: MNV Prasad

542 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jan 1997 | #60679 | ISBN: 0471131571
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Including contributions from 29 leading researchers from around the world|, this important volume is split into two halves. The first deals with abiotic, natural environmental factors: light, UV radiation, chilling and freezing, high tempteratures, drought, salt, etc. The second part covers the anthrogeneric factors; that is, the environment created for plants by humans. Allelochemicals, herbicides, polyamines, air pollutants, CO2, radioisotopes, and fire are all examined.


Contents

NATURAL, ABIOTIC FACTORS. Light (Y. Tang). UV--B Radiation (G. Kulandaivelu, et al.). Chilling and Freezing (L.--P. Vezina, et al.). High Temperature (S. Singla, et al.). Drought (H. Freitas). Flooding (R. Arteca). Salt (J. Hagemeyer). Trace Metals (M. Prasad). ANTHROPOGENIC, BIOTIC FACTORS. Allelochemicals (S. Devi, et al.). Herbicides (G. Merlin). Polyamines (M. Rajam). Air Pollutants (B. Smith & C. Lytle). Carbon Dioxide (K. Strzalka & P. Ketner). Radionuclides (N. Momoshina). Fire (P. Ramakrishnan, et al.). Indexes.


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