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Secondary Xylem Biology : Origins, Functions, and Applications (Paperback) (Yoon Soo Kim & Ryo Funada &
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Secondary Xylem Biology: Origins, Functions, and Applications provides readers with many lenses from which to understand the whole scope and breadth of secondary xylem. The book builds on a basic comprehension of xylem structure and development before delving into other important issues such as fungal and bacterial degradation and biofuel conversion.
Chapters are written by recognized experts who have in-depth knowledge of their specific areas of expertise. It is a single information source containing high quality content, information, and knowledge related to the understanding of biology in woody plants and their applications.
- Offers an in-depth understanding of biology in woody plants
- Includes topics such as abiotic stresses on secondary xylem formation, fungal degradation of cell walls, and secondary xylem for bioconversion
- Progresses from basic details of wood structure, to dynamics of wood formation, to degradation