Plant Ecophysiology / Edition 1

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Overview

Twenty-nine, prominent, international researchers provide contributions which deal with understanding the basic ecophysiological and molecular principles governing the functioning of plant systems in relation to their environment. Divided into two headings: biotic and abiotic; the first consists of abiotic, natural environmental factors—light, ultraviolet radiation, chilling and freezing, high temperatures, drought, flooding, salt and trace metals. The latter half presents anthropogenic aspects including allelochemicals, herbicides, polyamines, air pollutants, carbon dioxide, radioisotopes and fire.

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A contribution to the science that studies plant interactions with the environment, and the underlying acclamation and adaptation processes, focusing on 15 specific stress factors and how plants have overcome their effects. The natural abiotic factors are light, ultraviolet radiation in the B band 280-320 nm, chilling and freezing, high temperature, drought, flooding, salt, and trace metals. The anthropogenic biotic factors are allelochemicals, herbicides, polyamines, air pollutants, carbon dioxide, radionuclides, and fire. Addressed to researchers and practitioners in any of the plant or environmental sciences. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471131571
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/24/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 552
  • Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Table of Contents

NATURAL, ABIOTIC FACTORS.

Light (Y. Tang).

UV-B Radiation (G. Kulandaivelu, et al.).

Chilling and Freezing (L.-P.

VĂ©zina, et al.).

High Temperature (S. Singla, et al.).

Drought (H. Freitas).

Flooding (R. Arteca).

Salt (J. Hagemeyer).

Trace Metals (M. Prasad).

ANTHROPOGENIC, BIOTIC FACTORS.

Allelochemicals (S. Devi, et al.).

Herbicides (G. Merlin).

Polyamines (M. Rajam).

Air Pollutants (B. Smith & C. Lytle).

Carbon Dioxide (K. Strzaka & P. Ketner).

Radionuclides (N. Momoshina).

Fire (P. Ramakrishnan, et al.).

Indexes.

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