1st Edition

Handbook of Flowering
Volume IV




ISBN 9781315893464
Published June 14, 2018 by CRC Press
589 Pages

USD $325.00

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Book Description

These volumes are an exhaustive source of information on the control and regulation of flowering. They present data on the factors controlling flower induction and how they may be affected by climate and chemical treatments. For each plant, specific information is provided on all aspects of flower development, including sex expression, requirements for flowering initiation and development, photoperiod, light density, vernalization, and other temperature effects and interactions. Individual species are described from the standpoint of juvenility and maturation, morphology, induction and morphogenesis to anthesis. All information is presented alphabetically for easy reference

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Volume IV: P - Z

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Biography

Abraham H. Halevy was nominated Full Professor in Horticulture and Plant Physiology in 1970, and Wolfsan Chair in 1982. Served as a Research Fellow at Plant Industry Station, Beltsville USDA (1958-9) and as a Visiting Professor, Michigan State University (1964-5) and the University of California, Davis (1970-1, 1973, 1975-6, 1982-4, 1986-7, 1989, 1991-2). Founded the International Working Group on Flowering and its publication “Flowering Newsletter in 1986. Honorary Doctor of Science University of Waterloo, Canada 2003