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Emerging Trends of Plant Physiology for Sustainable Crop Production - (Hardcover)

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Plant physiology is now considered as an essential ingredient for improving crop productivity, a continuing necessity with today’s ever-increasing world population. This new volume provides an understanding of the physiological basis of the various plant processes and their underlying mechanisms under fluctuating environments, which is of great importance for sustainable crop production.

Further advances in cellular and molecular biology hold promise to modify physiological processes, thereby improving the quality and quantity of major food crops and ensuring stability in yield of the produce even under severe abiotic stress. This book covers the latest information on the physiological basis of plant productivity, including abiotic stress adaptation and management, plant nutrition, climate change and plant productivity, transgenic and functional genomics, and plant growth regulators and their applications.

The chapters in this volume tackle some of these key issues of sustainable plant production and evolve future strategies in overcoming challenges faced by the agricultural sector as a whole. The topics covered in this book presents important from research reputed scientists. This volume is a rich source of information in one place. It will be a useful resource for researchers and extension workers involved in plant physiology and related disciplines.

Key features:

Provide the latest information on developments in plant physiology

Covers abiotic and biotic stress on economically important crop species

Presents a detailed collection of biotechnological approaches in plant physiology

Covers plant growth regulators, secondary metabolites, germination, crop growth and development of different crop species

Provides research from experts at internationally renowned institutes

Number of Pages: 345
Genre: Science, Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: March 12, 2018
TCIN: 53527538
UPC: 9781771886369
Item Number (DPCI): 248-80-5288
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