Ecological Aspects of Nitrogen Metabolism in Plants

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 20, 2011 - Science - 360 pages
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Ecological Aspects of Nitrogen Acquisition covers how plants compete for nitrogen in complex ecological communities and the associations plants recruit with other organisms, ranging from soil microbes to arthropods. The book is divided into four sections, each addressing an important set of relationships of plants with the environment and how this impacts the plant’s ability to compete successfully for nitrogen, often the most growth-limiting nutrient. Ecological Aspects of Nitrogen Acquisition provides thorough coverage of this important topic, and is a vitally important resource for plant scientists, agronomists, and ecologists.

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Joe C. Polacco is Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Biophysics and Center of Biotechnology at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.

Christopher D. Todd is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Saskatchewan.

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