Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences

Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780123948076
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/18/2016
Pages: 1706
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)

About the Author

Brian Thomas obtained his first degree in Botany and a PhD in Plant Physiology at UCW Aberystwyth. He worked as a Postdoctoral Scientist in Carleton University, Ottawa, and the University of Reading before becoming a research scientist at the Glasshouse Crops Research Institute in Littlehampton, which subsequently became part of Horticulture Research International. He moved to Wellesbourne in 1995 where he was latterly a Research Director responsible for the Crop Improvement and Biotechnology Research Theme. He joined the University of Warwick in 2004 as part of Warwick HRI and became acting Head of Department 2009. He became a member of the School of Life Sciences in 2010 where he is currently Professor of Crop Development.

Table of Contents

List of Sections:

Agronomy Bioethics Cell Walls Crop Protection/Pathology Genetic Modification Growth regulators Horticulture production and quality Photosynthesis and biochemistry Physiology, production and secondary products Plant nutrition Plants and the environment Postharvest biology and stress Reproduction and biodiversity Tissue Culture

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