Environmental Plant Physiology by Neil Willey

By Neil Willey

Environmental Plant body structure makes a speciality of the body structure of plant-environment interactions, revealing vegetation because the key terrestrial intersection of the biosphere, surroundings, hydrosphere and geosphere. It offers a modern figuring out of the subject via targeting a few of humankind's basic organic, agricultural and environmental demanding situations. Its chapters establish 13 key environmental variables, grouping them into assets, stressors and pollution, and top the reader via how they problem vegetation and the way crops reply at molecular, physiological, complete plant and ecological degrees. the significance of taking account of spatial and temporal dimensions of environmental swap in an effort to comprehend plant functionality is emphasized. The ebook makes use of a mix of ecological, environmental and agricultural examples all through on the way to supply a holistic view of the subject compatible for a latest pupil viewers. each one bankruptcy makes use of a singular tension reaction hierarchy to combine plant responses throughout spatial and temporal scales in an simply digestible framework.

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