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Effect of high temperature on crop productivity and metabolism of macro molecules

By: Bhattacharya, Amitav

0128176059 / 9780128176054
eBook
631.558
14/06/2019
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593 pages
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Effect of High Temperature on Crop Productivity and Metabolism of Macro Molecules presents a comprehensive overview on the direct effect of temperatures defined as "high", a definition which increasingly includes a great number of geographic regions. As temperature impacts the number of base growth days, it is necessary to adapt plant selection, strategize planting times, and understand the expected impact of adaptive steps to ensure maximum plant health and crop yield. Global warming, climate change and change in environmental conditions have become common phrases in nearly every scientific seminar, symposium and meeting, thus these changes in climatic patterns constrain normal growth and reproduction cycles.

This book reviews the effect of high temperature on agricultural crop production and the effect of high temperature stress on the metabolic aspects of macro molecules, including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, secondary metabolites, and plant growth hormones.

BIC:

PSB Biochemistry, RNPG Climate change, TVB Agricultural science, TVK Agronomy & crop production

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