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Environmental Pollution and Plant Responses

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ISBN 9781566703413
Published October 28, 1999 by CRC Press
408 Pages

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Book Description

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.

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

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Agrawal\, Shashi Bhushan; Agrawal\, Madhoolika


Winner of a Choice magazine's Outstanding Academic Title award, January 2001
-D. F. Karnosky, Michigan Technological University