Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science (Print)

Robert M. Goodman

February 27, 2004 by CRC Press
Reference - 1360 Pages
ISBN 9780824709440 - CAT# DK1190


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Guided by an elite advisory board and 44 expert topical editors from around the globe, this Encyclopedia stands as the definitive source on: 

  • Plant physiology, growth, development, reproduction, and evolution
  • Biochemical processes such as photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation
  • Plant pathology and disease
  • Environmental stress responses
  • Principles of crop improvement and plant science
  • Genetics, genomics, and genetic engineering
  • Relationships between herbivores and plants
  • The history of crop domestication
  • Human usage of plants in industry, the economy, medicine, and the arts
  • Summary

    Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science is the first-ever single-source reference work to inclusively cover classic and modern studies in plant biology in conjunction with research, applications, and innovations in crop science and agriculture. From the fundamentals of plant growth and reproduction to developments in agronomy and agricultural science, the encyclopedia's authoritative content nurtures communication between these academically distinct yet intrinsically related fields-offering a spread of clear, descriptive, and concise entries to optimally serve scientists, agriculturalists, policy makers, students, and the general public.


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