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Principles of horticultural physiology / Edward Francis Durner.

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Author/Creator:
Durner, Edward Francis.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Boston, MA : CABI, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • vii, 405 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-391) and index.
Contents:
  • Horticulture: whole plant integration of many disciplines
  • The plant hormones
  • Growth, development and plant movement
  • Physiology of growth in specific organs: roots, stems and leaves
  • Physiology of growth in specific organs: flowers, fruit and seeds
  • Some abiotic plant stressors: oxygen, minerals and salt
  • Water and plants
  • Light energy and plant function
  • Temperature effects on growth and development of plants
  • The soil and its environment
  • The greenhouse environment
  • Seeding and seedling establishment
  • Pruning, training, growth and plant size
  • Grafting and rootstocks
  • From harvest to market
  • Post-harvest physiology
  • Human nutrition, phytonutrients, nutraceuticals and horticulture.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781780643069
1780643063
9781780640259
1780640250

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