Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences

Editors: Murphy, Denis J. and Murray, Brian G.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

ISBN: 978-0-12-394807-6
Category: Science - Botany
Image Count: 858
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2019
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The most comprehensive reference addressing the core knowledge, techniques, and practical applications employed by plant scientists in research and industry.

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Table of Contents

  • Permission Acknowledgments
  • Editorial Advisory Board
  • Preface
  • Volume 1 Plant Physiology and Development
  • Abiotic Stress
  • Cold Stress
  • Drought Stress
  • Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants
  • Mechanical Stress and Wind Damage
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Plant Responses to Waterlogging
  • Salt Stress
  • Photosynthesis
  • C3 Plants
  • C4 Plants
  • CAM Plants
  • Photoinhibition
  • Photorespiration
  • Photosynthesis
  • Primary Products of Photosynthesis, Sucrose and Other Soluble Carbohydrates
  • Physiology
  • Basic Water Relations
  • Phloem
  • Sources and Sinks
  • Stomata
  • Uptake, Loss and Control
  • Xylem
  • Plant Cells
  • Cell Division and Cell Differentiation
  • Cell Growth
  • Cell Walls
  • Cells
  • Cellulose
  • Leaf Development
  • Nonwood Fibers
  • Wood Growth and Development
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Aluminum Toxicity
  • Deficiency Diseases, Principles
  • Genetics of Primary Root Development
  • Growth and Function of Root Systems
  • Ion Transport
  • Iron Chlorosis
  • Lateral Root Initiation
  • Mineral Uptake
  • Nitrogen Fixation
  • Nitrogen Use Efficiency
  • Nutritional Quality of Plants for Food and Fodder
  • Postharvest Biology
  • Flower Senescence
  • Genetic Engineering for Postharvest Quality
  • Leaf Senescence
  • Postharvest Physiological Disorders of Fresh Crops
  • Ripening
  • Seed Storage
  • Storage
  • Transport of Fresh Produce
  • Regulators of Growth
  • Abscisic Acid
  • Auxins
  • Brassinosteroids
  • The Regulation of Circadian Rhythms in Plants
  • Cytokinins
  • Ethylene
  • Gibberellins
  • Growth Analysis, Individual Plants
  • Jasmonates
  • Juvenility
  • Photomorphogenesis
  • Photoperiodism
  • Phytochromes and Other Photoreceptors
  • Polyamines
  • Strigolactones and Karrikins
  • Vernalization
  • Seed Development and Germination
  • Development of Dormancy
  • Embryogenesis
  • Endosperm Differentiation
  • Genetics of Dormancy
  • Germination
  • Nutrient Loading of Seeds
  • Physiology of Maturation
  • Recalcitrance
  • Seed Dormancy: Preharvest Sprouting
  • Seed Production
  • Seed Quality
  • Seed Treatments
  • Starch Synthesis
  • Storage Protein Depostion
  • Volume 2 Breeding Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Bioethics
  • Development and Commercialization of Genetically Modified Plants
  • Ethics and Genetically Modified Crops
  • Food Safety Issues
  • Food Security
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Ownership of Plant Genetic Resources
  • Plant Genetic Engineering, Ecological Issues
  • Biotechnology
  • Proteins
  • Acyl Lipids
  • Amino Acids
  • Carbohydrates
  • Cell Factories
  • Molecular Farming
  • Oil Deposition
  • Oils
  • Pharmaceuticals, Plant Drugs
  • Proteins
  • Starch
  • Synthetic Biology and Gene Cloning
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Alkaloids
  • Chromosome Engineering
  • Control of Gene Expression, Posttranscriptual Regulation
  • Control of Gene Expression: Regulation of Transcription
  • Doubled Haploid Production in Higher Plants
  • Epigenetics
  • Gene Editing Technologies – ZFNs, TALENs, and CRISPR/Cas9
  • Genetic Maps
  • Hybridization and Plant Breeding
  • Insertional and Transposon Mutagenesis
  • Marker-Assisted Selection
  • Molecular Biology of Development
  • Molecular Markers
  • Mutation Techniques
  • Plant Breeding, Practice
  • Plant Breeding, Principles
  • Plant Genomes
  • Transformation and Transgene Expression
  • Transformation in Plastids
  • Reproduction and Biodiversity
  • Fertilization
  • Flower Development
  • Gametophytic Self-Incompatability
  • Germplasm Conservation
  • Plant Diversity, Conservation and Use
  • Pollination
  • Reproductive Strategies
  • Seed Banks
  • Sporophytic Self-Incompatability
  • Secondary Products
  • Allergens
  • Anthocyanins
  • Antifeedant Substances in Plants
  • Dyes
  • Epicuticular Waxes
  • Flower Color
  • Volatiles for the Perfume Industry
  • Wax Pathways
  • Tissue Culture
  • Artificial Seeds
  • Clonal and Micropropagation
  • Clonal Propagation, Forest Trees
  • General Principles of Tissue Culture
  • In Vitro Embryo Culture
  • Organogenesis
  • Regeneration of Fruit and Ornamental Trees via Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Secondary Metabolism in Plant Cell Cultures
  • Somaclonal Variation
  • Somatic Embryogenesis
  • Somatic Hybridization
  • Volume 3 Crop Systems
  • Arable Crops
  • Agricultural Crops
  • Agroecology: Farming Systems with Nature as Guide
  • Canopy Architecture
  • Field Crops
  • Growth Analysis, Crops
  • Multicropping
  • Oilseed Crops: Linseed, Rapeseed, Soybean, and Sunflower
  • Potatoes
  • Rice
  • The Domestication of Crop Plants
  • The Solanaceous Vegetable Crops: Potato, Tomato, Pepper, and Eggplant
  • Crop Diseases and Pests
  • Bacterial Diseases
  • Breeding for Disease Resistance
  • Fungal and Oomycete Diseases
  • Genetic Modification of Disease Resistance: Fungal and Oomycete Pathogens
  • Genomic Selection in Crop Plants
  • GM of Disease Resistance, Viral Pathogens
  • Integrated Pest Management: Practice
  • Integrated Pest Management: Principles
  • Mollusks
  • Nematodes
  • Pest and Disease Prediction Models
  • Phytoalexins, Natural Plant Protection
  • Plant Pathology, Principles
  • Viral Diseases
  • Energy and Fibre Crops
  • Algae as Crops Seaweed
  • Biofuels
  • Biomass Production from Lignocellulosic Energy Crops
  • Energy Crops
  • Biofuels from Crop Plants
  • Grassland
  • Horticulture Production and Quality
  • Amenity Horticulture
  • Pome and Stone Fruit
  • Commercial Flower Production Methodology
  • Cucurbitaceae Melons, Squash, Cucumber
  • Herbs and Spices
  • Horticultural Crops, Protected
  • Nursery Stock and Houseplant Production
  • Olives
  • Orchard Crops
  • Physiology of Domesticated Alliums: Onions, Garlic, Leek, and Minor Crops
  • Salad Vegetable Crops
  • Soft Fruits
  • Sugarcane and Sugarbeet
  • Viticulture: Grapevines and Their Management
  • Plants and the Environment
  • Global Warming Effects
  • Invasive Plant Species
  • Land Reclamation and Remediation, Principles and Practice
  • Organic Farming
  • Ozone Depletion
  • Phytoremediation
  • Plants and Atmospheric Pollution
  • Plants as Pollution Monitors
  • The Rhizopshere and Its Microorganisms
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Tropical Agriculture
  • Banana
  • Oil Palm
  • Plantation Crops and Plantations
  • Rubber
  • Rubber Production
  • Tea, Coffee, and Cocoa
  • The Coconut Palm
  • Tropical Fruits
  • Yam (Dioscorea spp.)
  • Weeds and Competition
  • Contaminants in Crop Plants
  • Gene Flow and Herbicide Resistance
  • Herbicide Application Technology
  • Herbicide Resistance and Molecular Aspects
  • Integrated Weed Management
  • Thermal Weed Control
  • Weed Biology
  • Weed Competition
  • Weed Control in Orchards and Vineyards
  • Weed Seed Biology