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Boron in Plant and Animal Nutrition / Edition 1

Boron in Plant and Animal Nutrition / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306472435
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 05/31/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Methods in Boron Research
Specific Methods for Boron Studies in Plants1
Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy Methodology for Boron Localisation in Plant Cell Walls11
Boron in Animals and Humans
Boron-Binding-Biomolecules: A Key to Understanding the Beneficial Physiologic Effects of Dietary Boron from Prokaryotes to Humans21
The Nutritional Importance and Pharmacological Potential of Boron for Higher Animals and Human37
Databases Available to Health Professionals for Boron Intake Determinations51
How Boron is Being Used in Medical Practice59
Boron in Plants: Requirements and Function
Boron Requirements of Plants63
Uptake and Transport of Boron87
Boron in Plant Reproduction103
Characterization of Boron Uptake in Higher Plants119
Boron Uptake and Retranslocation in Cultivars of Brassica napus Differing in Boron Efficiency127
Seasonal Conditions Modify Pollen Viability Responses to B Deficiency in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L. cv. Wilgoyne)137
Boron Function in Plant Cell Walls: Research Progress Since 1997143
Stability of the Borate-ester Cross-link in Rhamnogalacturonan II at Low pH and Calcium Activity in muro and in vivo157
Rapid Responses of Plants to Boron Deprivation: Where are the Links Between Boron's Primary Role and Secondary Reactions?167
The Effect of Boron on Pollen Development in Two Wheat Cultivars (Triticum aestivum L., cv. 'Fang 60' and 'SW 41')181
Low Boron Supply Depresses Seed Viability in Canola (Brassica napus L.) and Lupin (Lupinus angustifolius)187
Effect of Boron on the Metabolism of Carbohydrates197
Effects of Silicon on the Availability of Boron: Possible Effects on the Phenol Pathway and on the Redox Status in Cucumis sativus L205
High Light Intensity Increases External Boron (B) Requirements for Leaf Growth of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L. cv. Hysun 25) in B-buffered Solution Culture213
Boron Toxicity
Boron Toxicity in Plants and Animals227
Boron Toxicity: the Importance of Soluble Boron241
Boron in Lower Organisms
Interaction of Boron and Calcium in the Rhizobium-Legume N[subscript 2]-Fixing Symbiosis255
Essentiality of Boron for Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes and Actinorhizal Plants: Requirement for Frankia BCU110501261
Genotypic Differences in Boron Efficiency
Boron Nutrition of Crops and Genotypic Variation in Boron Efficiency: Boron Nutrition of Crops269
Arabidopsis thaliana Mutant bor1-1 is Defective in Boron Translocation281
Effect of B on Cell Wall Regeneration from Protoplasts of B-efficient and B-inefficient Rape (Brassica napus L.) Cultivars289
Boron Efficiency in Wheat Germplasm from Bangladesh299
Genotypic Variation in Boron Uptake and Utilization by Rice and Wheat305
Prognosis of Boron Requirements
Prognosis of Boron Deficiency in Oilseed Rape (Brassica napus) by Soil Analysis311
Determining the Extractable Boron Fraction as a Diagnostic Criterion for the Assessment of the Plant's Boron Status319
Boron Spatial Variability and Evaluation of Soil Fertility327
Calibration of 1 M HC1 Extractable Soil Boron335
Establishment and Management of Boron Deficiency in Field Crops in Pakistan: A Country Report339
Boron Nutrition of Crops
Boron Deficiency in Cotton Grown on Calcareous Soils of Pakistan: I. Distribution of B Availability and Comparison of Soil Testing Methods349
Boron Deficiency in Cotton Grown in Calcareous Soils of Pakistan: II. Correction and Criteria for Foliar Diagnosis357
Boron Deficiency in Rainfed Alkaline Soils of Pakistan: Incidence and Genotypic Variation in Rapeseed-Mustard363
Boron Deficiency in Rainfed Alkaline Soils of Pakistan: Incidence and Boron Requirement of Wheat371
Reaction of Sugar Beet to Boron Fertiliser Application in Pot Experiments381
Boron Content in Leaves and Coffee Yield from 1990 to 2000 in a Brazilian Coffee Plantation387
Boron Content of Cultivated Soils in Central-Southern Anatolia and its Relationship with Soil Properties and Irrigation Water Quality391
Yield and Yield Attributes of Durum Wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) as Affected by Boron Application401
Author Index407
Subject Index409

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