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The molecular and physiological basis of nutrient use efficiency in crops / edited by Malcolm J. Hawkesford, Peter Barraclough.

Hawkesford, Malcolm J. (Added Author). Barraclough, Peter (Peter B.) (Added Author).
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Subject: Crops > Nutrition.
Crops > Nutrition > Molecular aspects.
Crops > Nutrition > Physiology.
Plant nutrients.
Crop yields.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780470960707
  • ISBN: 0470960701
  • ISBN: 9780470960684
  • ISBN: 047096068X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (online resource))
  • Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Matter -- Generic Aspects of Crop Nutrition. An Overview of Nutrient Use Efficiency and Strategies for Crop Improvement / Malcolm J Hawkesford -- Crop Root Systems and Nutrient Uptake from Soils / Peter J Gregory -- The Role of the Rhizosphere in Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops / Petra Marschner -- Optimizing Canopy Physiology Traits to Improve the Nutrient Utilization Efficiency of Crops / M John Foulkes, Erik H Murchie -- Senescence and Nutrient Remobilization in Crop Plants / Per L Gregersen -- Effects of Nitrogen and Sulfur Nutrition on Grain Composition and Properties of Wheat and Related Cereals / Peter R Shewry -- Nitrogen as a Key Driver of Production. Genetic Improvement of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Wheat / Jacques Le Gouis -- The Molecular Genetics of Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Crops / Bertrand Hirel, Peter J Lea -- Biotechnological Approaches to Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Plants: Alanine Aminotransferase as a Case Study / Allen G Good, Perrin H Beatty -- Transporters Involved in Nitrogen Uptake and Movement / Anthony J Miller, Nick Chapman -- Crop Improvement for Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Irrigated Lowland Rice / Shaobing Peng -- Other Critical Macro- and Micronutrients. Phosphorus as a Critical Macronutrient / Carroll P Vance -- Uptake, Distribution, and Physiological Functions of Potassium, Calcium, and Magnesium / Frans J M Maathuis, Dorina Podar -- Sulfur Nutrition in Crop Plants / Luit J De Kok, Ineke Stulen, Malcolm J Hawkesford -- Iron Nutrition and Implications for Biomass Production and the Nutritional Quality of Plant Products / Jean-Fraṅois Briat -- Zinc in Soils and Crop Nutrition / Behzad Sadeghzadeh, Zed Rengel -- Overview of the Acquisition and Utilization of Boron, Chlorine, Copper, Manganese, Molybdenum, and Nickel by Plants and Prospects for Improvement of Micronutrient Use Efficiency / Patrick H Brown, Elias Bassil -- Specialized Case Studies. Drought and Implications for Nutrition / Eric Ober, Martin A J Parry -- Salt Resistance of Crop Plants: Physiological Characterization of a Multigenic Trait / Sven Schubert -- Legumes and Nitrogen Fixation: Physiological, Molecular, Evolutionary Perspectives, and Applications / Muthusubramanian Venkateshwaran, Jean-Michel Aň -- Index.
pt. 1. Generic aspects of crop nutrition -- Strategies for improving crop nutrient use efficiency / Malcolm J. Hawkesford -- Crop root systems and nutrient uptake from soils / Peter Gregory -- The role of the rhizosphere in nutrient use efficiency in crops / Petra Marschner -- Optimising canopy physiology traits to improve the nutrient-utilization efficiency of crops / John Foulkes and Erik H. Murchie -- Senescence and nutrient remobilization in crop plants / Per Gregersen -- Effects of nitrogen and sulphur nutrition on grain composition and properties of wheat and related cereals / Peter R. Shewry -- pt. 2. Nitrogen as a key driver of production -- Overview of genetic improvement in wheat / Jacques Le Gouis -- The molecular genetics of nitrogen use efficiency in crops / Bertrand Hirel and Peter J. Lea -- Biotechnological approaches to improving NUE in plants : alanine aminotransferase as a case study / Allen G. Good and Perrin H. Beatty -- Transporters involved in nitrogen uptake and movement / Anthony Miller and Nick Chapman -- Crop improvement for nitrogen use efficiency in irrigated lowland rice / Shaobing Peng -- pt. 3. Other critical macro- and micro-nutrients -- Phosphorus as a critical macronutrient / Carroll Vance -- Uptake, distribution and physiological functions of potassium, calcium and magnesium / Frans Maathuis and Dorina Podar -- Sulfur nutrition in crops / Luit De Kok, Ineke Stulen and Malcolm J. Hawkesford -- Iron nutrition and implications for biomass production and the nutritional quality of plant products / Jean-François Briat -- Zinc in soils and crop nutrition / Behzad Sadeghzadeh and Zdenko Rengel -- Overview of the acquisition and utilization of boron, chlorine, copper, manganese, molybdenum, and nickel by plants and prospects for improvement of micronutrient use efficiency / Patrick Brown and Elias Bassil -- pt. 4. Specialised case studies -- Drought and implications for nutrition / Eric Ober and Martin A.J. Parry -- Salt resistance of crop plants : physiological characterization of a multigenic character / Sven Schubert -- Legumes and nitrogen fixation : physiological, molecular, evolutionary perspectives and applications / Muthusubramanian Venkateshwaran and Jean-Michel Ané.
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