Mechanisms of Plant Growth and Improved Productivity Modern Approaches

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Amarjit Basra
CRC Press, Jun 29, 1994 - Science - 496 pages
Discusses the mechanisms of plant productivity and the factors limiting net photosynthesis, describing techniques to isolate, characterize and manipulate specific plant genes in order to enhance productivity. The uptake of carbon and the practical aspects of plant nutrition are discussed.
 

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Contents

Plant Mineral Nutrition in Crop Production
33
Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation
73
Molecular and Applied Aspects of Nitrate Assimilation
109
Wray and Michael T Abberton
137
Growth Regulators and Crop Productivity
173
Impact of the Greenhouse Effect on Plant Growth
199
Isolation and Characterization of Plant Genes
279
Regulation of Plant Gene Expression at
317
The Induction of Gene Expression in Response
391
Engineering StressResistant Plants Through
435
Index
463
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