Chilling Injury of Horticultural Crops

1st Edition

Chien Yi Wang

CRC Press
Published March 20, 1990
Reference - 328 Pages
ISBN 9780849357367 - CAT# 5736


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This book provides readers with a historical background as well as current knowledge and theories on chilling injury. This exciting volume covers a broad scope of topics-from basic concepts to practical applications. This work also brings together discussions on various aspects of chilling injury. It gives basic information which describes biochemical changes, molecular basis, and concepts of chilling injury. Additionally, it describes the development of chilling injury in crops of tropical, subtropical, and temperate origin. This interesting resource places emphasis on assessment, prevention, and reduction of chilling injury. It also provides an extensive collection of references at the end of each chapter which offers the reader an abundance of resources for further detailed study. Researchers and students in plant physiology, horticulture and agronomy will find this book most valuable.