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The Physiology of Tropical Orchids in Relation to the Industry

By: CS Hew and JWH Yong

331 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Aug 1997 | #94960 | ISBN: 9810228554
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NHBS Price: £51.00 $65/€60 approx

About this book

Provides a comprehensive account of tropical orchid physiology relevant to commercial growers, research workers and graduate students.


Contents

The relevance of orchid physiology to the industry; a brief introduction to orchid morphology and nomenclature; photosynthesis; respiration; mineral nutrition; control of flowering; partitioning of assimilates; flower senescence and postharvest physiology; special topic - recent advances in orchid tissue culture.

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