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The effective management of plants is fundamental to all agricultural enterprise, making plant science a key discipline for all growers. This book provides an integrated explanation of all aspects of plant structure and function for students of agriculture, horticulture and applied biology, with the aim of highlighting the practical relevance of plant science to agriculture. Each chapter is self-contained and self-explanatory, with specific chapters covering energy, water, minerals, structure, growth and development from sowing to harvest, environmental effects and controls, breeding, vegetative propagation, field production and yield, and the nutritional content of produce. Taken as a whole, Plants in Agriculture fulfills the need for a single text which promotes a comprehensive understanding of how plants operate in agriculture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521427913
ISBN-10: 0521427916
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 20mm)
Pages: 372
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Aug-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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