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Respiration and Crop Productivity

Jeffrey S. Amthor - Technology & Engineering - 2012 - 215 pages
Respiration is a large and important component of the carbon economy of crops. There are already several good books dealing with the biochemistry and physiol ogy of plant ...
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Ecological responses and adaptations of crops to rising atmospheric carbon ...

Zoltán Tuba - Nature - 2005 - 414 pages
The impact of rising levels of greenhouse gases--and the global consequences for crops!Carbon dioxide is a major greenhouse gas that causes global warming and directly impacts ...
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Carbon Dioxide and Environmental Stress

Luo Yiqi, Harold A. Mooney - Science - 1999 - 418 pages
This book focuses on the interactive effects of environmental stresses with plant and ecosystem functions, especially with respect to changes in the abundance of carbon dioxide ...
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Advances in carbon dioxide effects research: proceedings of a symposium

L. H. Allen, American Society of Agronomy. Division A-3, Crop Science Society of America. Division C-2, Crop Science Society of America. Division C-3, Soil Science Society of America. Division S-7 - Science - 1997 - 228 pages
Plants are being exposed today to higher atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations then they have been for the last two million years. The authors look at global warming ...
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Adaptation of plants to water and high temperature stress

Neil C. Turner, Paul Jackson Kramer - Science - 1980 - 482 pages
Drought, stress, and the origin of adaptations; Plant stress research and crop production: the challenge ahead; Morphological adaptations to water stress; Leaf anatomy and ...
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Climate Change and Global Crop Productivity

K. R. Reddy, H. F. Hodges - Science - 2000 - 488 pages
Annotation. Worldwide climatic changes have been raising concerns about potential changes to crop yields and production systems. Such concerns include the ability to ...
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Photosynthetic Adaptation: Chloroplast to Landscape

William K Smith, Thomas C. Vogelmann, Christa Critchley - Science - 2010 - 316 pages
This is a thorough study of photosynthetic mechanisms from cells to leaves, crown, and canopy. The authors question whether photosynthetic adaptations take place primarily at ...
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Climate Change and Food Security: Adapting Agriculture to a Warmer World

David B. Lobell, Marshall Burke - Science - 2009 - 202 pages
Roughly a billion people around the world continue to live in state of chronic hunger and food insecurity. Unfortunately, efforts to improve their livelihoods must now unfold ...
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Physiology of Crop Production

N.K. Fageria, V.C. Baligar, Ralph Clark - Technology & Engineering - 2006 - 345 pages
This single volume explores the theoretical and the practical aspects of crop physiological processes around the world The marked decrease over the past century in the land ...
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