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Trace Elements in Plants

By: Walter Stiles(Author)

282 pages, b/w illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Oct 2013 | Edition: 3 | #219824 | ISBN-13: 9781107698376
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First published in 1961, as the third edition of a 1946 original, Trace Elements in Plants presents a comprehensive analysis of trace elements in plants, and the effects of their deficiency or excess on grazing animals where such effects arise directly from shortage or excess in the plants they eat. Illustrative figures and a comprehensive bibliography are also included. Trace Elements in Plants will be of value to anyone with an interest in trace elements and the historical development of biochemistry.


Preface to the first edition
List of plates
List of abbreviations

1. Historical introduction
2. Methods of investigating micro-nutrient problems
3. Trace-element deficiency diseases of plants
4. The effects on plants of trace-element excess
5. Factors influencing the absorption of trace elements and their effects on plants
6. The functions of trace elements in plants
7. Trace elements in plants in relation to some diseases of grazing animals
8. Concluding remarks

List of literature

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