Crop Yield: Physiology and Processes

Overview

This book summarizes recent research on the physiology of yield of all the world's major field crops. The authors focus on the development of crop yield, the physiology underlying this process and the interactions between this physiology and the environment in which the crops develop.
The need for the integration of the knowledge available for each of these crops has never been greater. In view of the increasing demand for food supplies of the world's growing population, the ...

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Overview

This book summarizes recent research on the physiology of yield of all the world's major field crops. The authors focus on the development of crop yield, the physiology underlying this process and the interactions between this physiology and the environment in which the crops develop.
The need for the integration of the knowledge available for each of these crops has never been greater. In view of the increasing demand for food supplies of the world's growing population, the development and improvement of crop yield will play a crucial role in the future.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642636448
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

Physiological Control of Growth and Yield in Wheat: Analysis and Synthesis
Growth and Development of Oat with Special Reference to Source-Sink Interaction and Productivity
Barley: Physiology of Yield
Rice
Physiology of Maize
Leaf Expansion and Phenological Development: Key Determinants of Sunflower Plasticity, Growth and Yield
Cotton: Factors Associated with Assimilation Capacity, Flower Production, Boll Set, and Yield
Jute
Sugarcane
Sugar Beet
Potato
Cowpea
Soybean [Glycine max L. Merr.] Physiology and Symbiotic Dinitrogen Fixation
Physiological Control of Growth and Yield in White Clover
Physiological Control of Alfalfa Growth and Yield
Physiological Control of Forage Grass Yield and Growth
Subject Index
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