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Environmental Pollution and Plant Responses

1st Edition

Edited by Shashi Bhushan Agrawal, Madhoolika Agrawal

CRC Press

408 pages

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pub: 1999-10-28
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One of the most problematic issues confronting societies today is the massive transformations of the environment throughout the world. The challenge of maintaining a sustainable environment is the most pressing issue of our time.


Winner of a Choice magazine's Outstanding Academic Title award, January 2001

-D. F. Karnosky, Michigan Technological University

Table of Contents

Global Climate Change and Crop Responses: Uncertainties Associated With the Current Methodologies - S.V. Krupa and J.V. Groth

The Effects of Climate Change on the Behavior of Woody Perennials - C.J. Atkinson

CO2 Enrichment of the Atmosphere and Water Economy of Plants - J. Heath and T.A. Mansfield

Plant Responses to elevated CO2: A Perspective From Natural CO2 Springs - M. Bandiani, A. Raschi, A.R. Paolacci, and F. Miglietta

UV Effects on Plants - M. Tevini

Field Studies on Impacts of Air Pollution on Agricultural Crops - J.N.B. Bell and F.M. Marshall

Air Pollution and Vegetation Damage in South America: State of Knowledge and Perspectives - A. Klumpp, M. Domingos, and M.L. Pignata

Effects of Air Pollution on Plant Diversity - M. Agrawal and S.B. Agrawal

Effects of Tropospheric Ozone on Woody Plants - K. Bortier, R. Ceulemans, and L. De Temmerman

Extracellular Antioxidants: A Protective Screen Against Ozone?- T. Lyons, M.Plöchl, E. Turcsinyi and J. Barnes

Early Detection Mechanisms of Tolerance, and Amelioration of Ozone Stress in Crop Plants - E.H. Lee

Defense Strategies against Ozone in Trees: The Role of Nutrition - A.Polle, R. Matyssek, M.S. Gunthardt-Georg, and S. Maurer

Use of Protective Chemicals to Assess the Effects of Ambient Ozone on Plants - W.J. Manning

Sources, Atmospheric Transport and Sinks of Tropospheric Nitrous and Nitric Acids - R. Zimmerling and U. Dämmen

Effects of Sulfur Dioxide and Acid Deposition on Chinese Crops - C. Hongfa, J. Shu, Y. Shen, Y. Gáo, and L. Zhang

The Use of Calibrated Passive Monitors to Assess Crop Loss Due to Ozone in Rural Locations - V.C. Runeckles and P.A. Bowen

Wild Plant and Crop Plant Species for "in situ" Microspore Analysis of a Polluted Environment - G. Murin and K. Mieieta

Phytomonitoring in Industrial Areas - S.B. Chaphekar

Statistical Baseline Values for Chemical Elements in the Lichen Hypogymnia physodes - J.P. Bennet

Monitoring Air Pollutant Deposition in the Arctic with a Lichen by Means of Microscopy and Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Microanalysis: A Case Study - R.Crang

Phytochelation and Metal Tolerance -R.K. Mehra and R.D. Tripathi

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany