Plants under Stress: Biochemistry, Physiology and Ecology and their Application to Plant Improvement by Hamlyn G. Jones, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Plants under Stress: Biochemistry, Physiology and Ecology and their Application to Plant Improvement

Plants under Stress: Biochemistry, Physiology and Ecology and their Application to Plant Improvement

by Hamlyn G. Jones, T. J. Flowers, M. B. Jones
     
 

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The effects of stressful conditions on plants such as drought, salinity, waterlogging, and high and low temperatures can have a major impact on plant growth and survival, with important economic consequences in crop plants. This book explores some of the more important stresses, demonstrates how they affect the plant and reviews how new varieties or new species

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The effects of stressful conditions on plants such as drought, salinity, waterlogging, and high and low temperatures can have a major impact on plant growth and survival, with important economic consequences in crop plants. This book explores some of the more important stresses, demonstrates how they affect the plant and reviews how new varieties or new species less vulnerable to stress can be selected.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521050371
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/04/2008
Series:
Society for Experimental Biology Seminar Series, #39
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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