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Plants for Environmental Studies

Edited By: W Wang, JW Gorsuch and JS Hughes

563 pages, 5 figs, 56 tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #70648 | ISBN: 1566700280
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A comprehensive source of information on the many ways plants are used in environmental studies including: environmental impacts, mutation, statistical analyses, relationships between plants and water, algae, plants in ecological risk assessment, and compound accumulations.


Contents

The Effects of Ultra Violet-B Radiation on Higher Plants, B. Greenberg, M.I. Wilson, X.-D. Huang, C.L. Duxbury, K.E. Gerhardt, and R.W. Gensemer Radiation Effects on Plants, R.W. Holst and D.J. Nagel Plant-Water Interactions, J.L. Hatfield Plant Activation of Environmental Agents: The Utility of the Plant Cell/Microbe Coincubation Assay, M.J. Plewa, K.-Y. Seo, Y.-H. Ju, S.R. Smith, and E.D. Wagner Statistical Methods in Plant Environmental Studies, M. Ritter Water Quality and Aquatic Plants, M.A. Lewis and W. Wang Algal Indicators of Aquatic Ecosystem Conditions and Change, P.V. McCormick and J. Cairns Photosynthetic Electron Transport as a Bioassay, J. Gemel, B. Waters-Earhart, M.R. Ellersieck, A. Asfaw, G.F. Krause, V. Puri, and W.R. Lower Laboratory Bioassays with Microalgae, N. Nyholm and H.G. Peterson Aquatic Plant Communities for Impact Monitoring and Assessment, B.H. Hill Allium Test for Screening Chemicals; Evaluation of Cytological Parameters, G. Fiskesjo The Use of Vascular Plants as "Field" Biomonitors, R.L. Powell Metal Accumulation by Aquatic Macrophytes, W. Wang and M.A. Lewis Bioaccumulation of Xenobiotic Organic Chemicals by Terrestrial Plants, O.J. Schwartz and L.W. Jones Uptake of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Vegetation: A Review of Experimental Methods, T.A. Anderson, A.M. Hoylman, N.T. Edwards, and B. Walton Plant Uptake and Metabolism Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), R.K. Puri, Y. Qiuping, S. Kapila, W.R. Lower, and V. Puri Selection of Phytotoxicity Tests for Use in Ecological Risk Assessments, L.A. Kapustka Index

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