The third edition of a standard resource, this book offers a state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary presentation of plant roots. It examines structure and development, assemblage of root systems, metabolism and growth, stressful environments, and interactions at the rhizosphere. Reflecting the explosion of advances and emerging technologies in the field, the book presents developments in the study of root origin, composition, formation, and behavior for the production of novel pharmaceutical and medicinal compounds, agrochemicals, dyes, flavors, and pesticides. It details breakthroughs in genetics, molecular biology, growth substance physiology, biotechnology, and biomechanics.Z Naturforsch 8B: 109a117. Karlsson B ... Genetic differentiation in Plantago major. growth and root respiration and their role in phenotypic adaptation. ... Efficiency of root respiration in relation to growth rate, morphology and soil composition.
|Author||:||Yoav Waisel, Amram Eshel, Tom Beeckman, Uzi Kafkafi|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2002-03-29|