Plants and Environment
by Hemanth KN. Vasanthaiah, Devaiah Kambiranda
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 272
The main intention of this publication is to provide a state-of-the-art and up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in understanding of plant responses to major abiotic stresses, limitations and the current status of crop improvement. A better insight will help in taking a multidisciplinary approach to address the issues affecting plant development and performance under adverse conditions.
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