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Author Pritchard, Seth G.

Title Crops and environmental change : an introduction to effects of global warming, increasing atmospheric CO₂ and O₃ concentrations, and soil salinization on crop physiology and yield / Seth G. Pritchard, Jeffrey S. Amthor
Published New York : Food Products Press, [2005]


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Description xii, 421 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Methods of studying effects of environmental change on crops -- Ch. 3. Cellular responses to the environment -- Ch. 4. Water relations -- Ch. 5. Photosynthesis, respiration, and biosynthesis -- Ch. 6. Partitioning of photosynthate -- Ch. 7. Mineral nutrition -- Ch. 8. Vegetative growth and development -- Ch. 9. Sexual reproduction, grain yield, and grain quality -- Ch. 10. The biotic environment -- App. A. List of plant species -- App. B. Definition of U.S. "principal crops"
Summary "Here is a complete introduction to the influence of global environmental changes on structure, function, and harvestable yield of the major field crops. It explores the effects of climate change, air pollution, and soil salinization. With numerous charts, tables, and figures that make complex information easy to access and understand, Crops and Environmental Change is a valuable resource for anyone concerned with the future of agriculture."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Crops -- Physiology.
Crops -- Effect of atmospheric carbon dioxide on.
Plants -- Effect of global warming on.
Soil salinization.
Author Amthor, Jeffrey S.
LC no. 2004016359
ISBN 1560229128 hardcover alkaline paper
1560229136 soft alkaline paper