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Plant Physiological Ecology: Field Methods and Instrumentation

Edited By: R Pearcy, J Ehleringer, H Mooney and P Rundel

472 pages, 128 illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #11497 | ISBN: 0412407302
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Hardback | Dec 1989 | #8274 | ISBN: 0412232308
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About this book

&i;`The combination of methods descriptions, comparative evaluations, and extensive citations makes this volume a bookshelf must for any scientist studying plant responses to the environment.'&o; Plant Sciences Bulletin.


Contents

Principles for instrumentation for physiological ecology, A.J.Bloom; field data acquisition, R.W.Pearcy; water in the environment, P.W. Pidell and W.M.Jarrel; measurement of wind speed navigation, J.Grace; soil nutrient availability, D.Binkley and P.Vikousek; radiation and light measurements, R.W.Pearcy; temperature and energy budges, J.R.Ehleringer; measurements of transpiration and leaf conductance, R.W.Pearcy, E.D.Schulze and R.Zimmerman; plant water status, hydraulic resistance and capacities, R.T.Kaide et al; approaches to studying nutrient uptake, use and loss of plants, F.S.Chaplin and K.van Cleve; photosynthesis - principles and field techniques, J.T.Ball and J.A.Berry; crassulance and acid metabolism, C.B.Osmond, W.W.Adams and S.D.Smith; stable isotopes, J.R.Ehleringer and C.C.B.Osmond; canopy structure, J.M.Norman and G.S.Campbell; growth, carbon allocation and cost of plant tissues, N.R.Chiariello, H.A.Mooney and K.Williams; root system, M.M.Caldwell; field methods used for air pollution research with plants, W.E.Winnner and C.S.Greitner.

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