Crop Physiology Case Histories for Major Crops

Crop Physiology Case Histories for Major Crops
Author: Victor Sadras,Daniel Calderini
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 778
Release: 2020-12-05
ISBN 10: 0128191953
ISBN 13: 9780128191958
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crop Physiology Case Histories for Major Crops Book Review:

Crop Physiology: Case Histories of Major Crops updates the physiology of broad-acre crops with a focus on the genetic, environmental and management drivers of development, capture and efficiency in the use of radiation, water and nutrients, the formation of yield and aspects of quality. These physiological process are presented in a double context of challenges and solutions. The challenges to increase plant-based food, fodder, fiber and energy against the backdrop of population increase, climate change, dietary choices and declining public funding for research and development in agriculture are unprecedented and urgent. The proximal technological solutions to these challenges are genetic improvement and agronomy. Hence, the premise of the book is that crop physiology is most valuable when it engages meaningfully with breeding and agronomy. With contributions from 92 leading scientists from around the world, each chapter deals with a crop: maize, rice, wheat, barley, sorghum and oat; quinoa; soybean, field pea, chickpea, peanut, common bean, lentil, lupin and faba bean; sunflower and canola; potato, cassava, sugar beet and sugarcane; and cotton. A crop-based approach to crop physiology in a G x E x M context Captures the perspectives of global experts on 22 crops

Crop Physiology

Crop Physiology
Author: Victor Sadras,Daniel Calderini
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 564
Release: 2014-09-17
ISBN 10: 0124169791
ISBN 13: 9780124169791
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crop Physiology Book Review:

From climate change to farming systems to genetic modification of organisms, Crop Physiology, Second Edition provides a practical tool for understanding the relationships and challenges of successful cropping. With a focus on genetic improvement and agronomy, this book addresses the challenges of environmentally sound production of bulk and quality food, fodder, fiber, and energy which are of ongoing international concern. The second edition of Crop Physiology continues to provide a unique analysis of these topics while reflecting important changes and advances in the relevant science and implementation systems. Contemporary agriculture confronts the challenge of increasing demand in terms of quantitative and qualitative production targets. These targets have to be achieved against the background of soil and water scarcity, worldwide and regional shifts in the patterns of land use driven by both climate change and the need to develop crop-based sources of energy, and the environmental and social aspects of agricultural sustainability. Provides a view of crop physiology as an active source of methods, theories, ideas, and tools for application in genetic improvement and agronomy Written by leading scientists from around the world Combines environment-specific cropping systems and general principles of crop science to appeal to advanced students, and scientists in agriculture-related disciplines, from molecular sciences to natural resources management

Dry Beans and Pulses Production Processing and Nutrition

Dry Beans and Pulses Production  Processing  and Nutrition
Author: Muhammad Siddiq,Mark A. Uebersax
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2021-12-15
ISBN 10: 1119777135
ISBN 13: 9781119777137
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dry Beans and Pulses Production Processing and Nutrition Book Review:

Dry Beans and Pulses The second edition of the most complete and authoritative reference on dry beans production, processing, and nutrition available Since the first edition of Dry Beans and Pulses: Production, Processing, and Nutrition was published in 2012, the popularity of pulse crops as sustainable, nutritionally-rich food ingredients for alternate meat and other food products has increased significantly beyond traditional utilization. Retaining its distinctive value-chain approach to the subject, the new edition is fully revised to provide up-to-date coverage of breeding, composition, quality, nutritional profiles, postharvest and processing technologies, food safety and security, significance to human health, and more. A team of more than fifty contributors review recent research, consumer trends, new products, and food security issues in dry beans processing and value-added practices. New chapters address Hard-to-cook phenomenon and other storage-induced quality defects, quality assessment of raw and processed legumes using innovative technologies, utilization of dry beans and pulses as ingredients in diverse food products, and the production, processing, and nutritional profile of Faba beans and chickpeas and lentils. Covering both traditional and non-traditional bean classes, this comprehensive volume: Features new topics, expanded discussion, updated references, and additional figures and tables throughout Provides in-depth information on key aspects of production technologies, value-added processing, and Culinology® Examines global production and consumption, packaging and distribution, and nutrient bioavailability of bioactive compounds Highlights worldwide efforts to improve the quality and utilization of dry beans and pulses Discusses emerging trends and new applications of antioxidant properties of dry beans as functional foods Features chapters written by experts in disciplines such as crop science, horticulture, food science and technology, food biochemistry and engineering, and nutritional and environmental sciences Dry Beans and Pulses: Production, Processing, and Nutrition, Second Edition remains required reading for food scientists, nutritionists, agronomists, researchers, food processing specialists, and food security experts, food engineers and chemists involved in dry beans processing and value-added technologies.

Lactic Acid Bacteria in Food Biotechnology

Lactic Acid Bacteria in Food Biotechnology
Author: Spiros Paramithiotis,Vasco Ariston De Carvalho4 Azevedo,Didier Montet
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2022-04-29
ISBN 10: 0323886337
ISBN 13: 9780323886338
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lactic Acid Bacteria in Food Biotechnology Book Review:

Lactic Acid Bacteria in Food Biotechnology: Innovations and Functional Aspects describes the latest advancements in LAB applications in the development of functional foods and fermented foods, biotechnological products using LAB, i.e., bio chemicals (organic acids, bacteriocins, etc.), bioactive and functional biomolecules, comparative genomics of probiotic LAB, and genetically modified LAB in food industry. Bridging the gap between LAB-mediated fermented foods and bioactive compounds, vis-a-vis molecular aspects, this book enables the transition from research to application. The book details applications of LAB in fermented/functional foods including cereals, vegetables, fish, meat cheese, other dairy products, and much more. Other sections cover their biochemistry and biotechnology aspects, bio preservation by bio molecules produced by LAB, bioactive metabolites and biosurfactants, including their value in health and wellness and exploring the genomics of LAB from food to health. Finally, the book addresses genetically modified lactic acid bacteria in food and beverages. Identifies biomolecules released by LAB into foods and their health benefits Describes natural biopreservation by LAB, mechanisms, food safety issues and disease prevention Includes LAB as probiotics, modulation of gut microbiota and health aspects Addresses potentially negative aspects of LAB in producing biogenic amines and health impacts Presents the pros and cons of genetically modified LAB in food industry

Plant Physiology Development and Metabolism

Plant Physiology  Development and Metabolism
Author: Satish C Bhatla,Manju A. Lal
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1237
Release: 2018-11-28
ISBN 10: 9811320233
ISBN 13: 9789811320231
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Physiology Development and Metabolism Book Review:

This book focuses on the fundamentals of plant physiology for undergraduate and graduate students. It consists of 34 chapters divided into five major units. Unit I discusses the unique mechanisms of water and ion transport, while Unit II describes the various metabolic events essential for plant development that result from plants’ ability to capture photons from sunlight, to convert inorganic forms of nutrition to organic forms and to synthesize high energy molecules, such as ATP. Light signal perception and transduction works in perfect coordination with a wide variety of plant growth regulators in regulating various plant developmental processes, and these aspects are explored in Unit III. Unit IV investigates plants’ various structural and biochemical adaptive mechanisms to enable them to survive under a wide variety of abiotic stress conditions (salt, temperature, flooding, drought), pathogen and herbivore attack (biotic interactions). Lastly, Unit V addresses the large number of secondary metabolites produced by plants that are medicinally important for mankind and their applications in biotechnology and agriculture. Each topic is supported by illustrations, tables and information boxes, and a glossary of important terms in plant physiology is provided at the end.

Crop Physiology

Crop Physiology
Author: L. T. Evans,Lloyd Thomas Evans
Publsiher: CUP Archive
Total Pages: 374
Release: 1975-02-20
ISBN 10: 9780521204224
ISBN 13: 0521204224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crop Physiology Book Review:

Crops and world food supply, crop evolution, and the origins of crop physiology; maize; sugar cane; rice; wheat; soybean; pea; potato; sugar beet; cotton; The physiological basis of crop yield.

Crop Evolution Adaptation and Yield

Crop Evolution  Adaptation and Yield
Author: L. T. Evans
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 514
Release: 1996-05-02
ISBN 10: 9780521295581
ISBN 13: 0521295580
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crop Evolution Adaptation and Yield Book Review:

In this major 1993 work, Lloyd Evans provides an integrated view of the domestication, adaptation and improvement of crop plants, bringing together genetic diversity, plant breeding, physiology and aspects of agronomy. Considerations of yield and maximum yield provide continuity throughout the book. Food, feed, fibre, fuel and pharmaceutical crops are all discussed. Cereals, grain legumes and root crops, both temperate and tropical, provide many of the examples, but pasture plants, oilseeds, leafy crops, fruit trees and others are also considered. After the introductory chapter, the increasing significance of crop yields to the world's food supply is highlighted. The next three chapters consider changes to crop plants over the last ten thousand years, including domestication, adaptation and improvement. Aimed at research workers and advanced students in crop physiology and ecology, agronomy and plant breeding, this book also reaches conclusions of relevance to those concerned with developmental policy, agricultural research and management, environmental quality, resource depletion and human history.

Principles of Tropical Agronomy

Principles of Tropical Agronomy
Author: Sayed N. Azam-Ali,Geoffrey R. Squire
Publsiher: CABI
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 085199136X
ISBN 13: 9780851991368
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Principles of Tropical Agronomy Book Review:

This book is concerned with the principles by which crop management can influence how plants use environmental resources. It synthesizes current knowledge in plant physiology, environmental physics, soil science and climate to provide a framework for studying crop production in tropical environments.

Seed Biology and Yield of Grain Crops 2nd Edition

Seed Biology and Yield of Grain Crops  2nd Edition
Author: Dennis B Egli
Publsiher: CABI
Total Pages: 231
Release: 2017-02-23
ISBN 10: 1780647700
ISBN 13: 9781780647708
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seed Biology and Yield of Grain Crops 2nd Edition Book Review:

This new edition of an established title examines the determination of grain crop yield from a unique perspective, by concentrating on the influence of the seed itself. As the food supply for an expanding world population is based on grain crops harvested for their seeds, understanding the process of seed growth and its regulation is crucial to our efforts to increase production and meet the needs of that population. Yield of grain crops is determined by their assimilatory processes such as photosynthesis and the biosynthetic processes in the seed, which are partly regulated within the seed itself. Substantially updated with new research and further developments of the practical applications of the concepts explored, this book is essential reading for those concerned with seed science and crop yield, including agronomists, crop physiologists, plant breeders, and extension workers. It is also a valuable source of information for lecturers and graduate students of agronomy and plant physiology.

Agricultural Resilience

Agricultural Resilience
Author: Sarah M. Gardner,Stephen J. Ramsden,Rosemary S. Hails
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 428
Release: 2019-05-31
ISBN 10: 1107067626
ISBN 13: 9781107067622
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Agricultural Resilience Book Review:

Offers an interdisciplinary exploration of resilience in agriculture, and implications for producers seeking to adapt to change and uncertainty.

History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in Australia New Zealand and Oceania 1770 2010 Extensively Annotated Bibliography and Sourcebook

History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in Australia  New Zealand and Oceania  1770 2010   Extensively Annotated Bibliography and Sourcebook
Author: William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi
Publsiher: Soyinfo Center
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 1928914292
ISBN 13: 9781928914297
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in Australia New Zealand and Oceania 1770 2010 Extensively Annotated Bibliography and Sourcebook Book Review:

Genetic Glass Ceilings

Genetic Glass Ceilings
Author: Jonathan Gressel
Publsiher: JHU Press
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2020-03-03
ISBN 10: 1421429136
ISBN 13: 9781421429137
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetic Glass Ceilings Book Review:

A compelling synthesis of ideas from agronomy, medicine, breeding, physiology, population genetics, molecular biology, and biotechnology, Genetic Glass Ceilings presents transgenics as an inevitable and desperately necessary approach to securing and diversifying the world's food supply.

Symposium on Potential Productivity of Field Crops Under Different Environments

Symposium on Potential Productivity of Field Crops Under Different Environments
Author: W. H. Smith
Publsiher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Total Pages: 526
Release: 1983
ISBN 10: 9711041146
ISBN 13: 9789711041144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Genetically Engineered Crops

Genetically Engineered Crops
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on Genetically Engineered Crops: Past Experience and Future Prospects
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 606
Release: 2017-01-28
ISBN 10: 0309437385
ISBN 13: 9780309437387
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetically Engineered Crops Book Review:

Genetically engineered (GE) crops were first introduced commercially in the 1990s. After two decades of production, some groups and individuals remain critical of the technology based on their concerns about possible adverse effects on human health, the environment, and ethical considerations. At the same time, others are concerned that the technology is not reaching its potential to improve human health and the environment because of stringent regulations and reduced public funding to develop products offering more benefits to society. While the debate about these and other questions related to the genetic engineering techniques of the first 20 years goes on, emerging genetic-engineering technologies are adding new complexities to the conversation. Genetically Engineered Crops builds on previous related Academies reports published between 1987 and 2010 by undertaking a retrospective examination of the purported positive and adverse effects of GE crops and to anticipate what emerging genetic-engineering technologies hold for the future. This report indicates where there are uncertainties about the economic, agronomic, health, safety, or other impacts of GE crops and food, and makes recommendations to fill gaps in safety assessments, increase regulatory clarity, and improve innovations in and access to GE technology.

Physiological Plant Ecology IV

Physiological Plant Ecology IV
Author: Otto Ludwig Lange,O. L. Lange
Publsiher: Springer Verlag
Total Pages: 644
Release: 1983
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015005841369
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physiological Plant Ecology IV Book Review:

Part 4=Volume 12D.

Mineral Nutrition of Rice

Mineral Nutrition of Rice
Author: N.K. Fageria
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 586
Release: 2013-08-22
ISBN 10: 1466558067
ISBN 13: 9781466558069
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mineral Nutrition of Rice Book Review:

The third most important cereal crop after wheat and corn, rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. This includes regions of high population density and rapid growth, indicating that rice will continue to be a major food crop in the next century. Mineral Nutrition of Rice brings together a wealth of information on the ecophysiology and nutrient requirements of rice. Compiling the latest scientific research, the book explains how to manage essential nutrients to maximize rice yield. The book examines 15 essential or beneficial nutrients used in irrigated, upland, and floating rice across a range of geographic regions. For each mineral, the text details the cycle in the soil–plant system as well as the mineral’s functions, deficiency symptoms, uptake in plants, harvest index, and use efficiency. It then outlines management practices, covering application methods and timing, adequate rates, the use of efficient genotypes, and more. The author, an internationally recognized expert in mineral nutrition for crop plants, also proposes recommendations for the judicious use of fertilizers to reduce the cost of crop production and the risk of environmental pollution. Color photographs help readers identify nutrient deficiency symptoms and take the necessary corrective measures. Packed with useful tables and illustrations, this comprehensive reference guides readers who want to know how to increase rice yield, reduce production costs, and avoid environmental pollution from fertilizers. It offers practical information for those working in agricultural research fields, in laboratories, and in classrooms around the world.

Effect of High Temperature on Crop Productivity and Metabolism of Macro Molecules

Effect of High Temperature on Crop Productivity and Metabolism of Macro Molecules
Author: Amitav Bhattacharya
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 628
Release: 2019-06-14
ISBN 10: 0128176059
ISBN 13: 9780128176054
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Effect of High Temperature on Crop Productivity and Metabolism of Macro Molecules Book Review:

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. Focuses on the effects of high temperature on agriculture and the metabolism of important macro-molecules Discusses strategies for improving heat tolerance, thus educating plant and molecular breeders in their attempts to improve efficiencies and crop production Provides information that can be applied today and in future research

Drought Resistance in Crops with Emphasis on Rice

Drought Resistance in Crops with Emphasis on Rice
Author: International Rice Research Institute
Publsiher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Total Pages: 414
Release: 1982
ISBN 10: 9711040786
ISBN 13: 9789711040789
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in Iowa 1854 2021

History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in Iowa  1854 2021
Author: William Shurtleff; Akiko Aoyagi
Publsiher: Soyinfo Center
Total Pages: 1800
Release: 2021-08-10
ISBN 10: 1948436469
ISBN 13: 9781948436465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in Iowa 1854 2021 Book Review:

The world's most comprehensive, well documented, and well illustrated book on this subject. With extensive subject and geographic index. 325 photographs and illustrations - many color. Free of charge in digital PDF format.

Physiology of Cotton

Physiology of Cotton
Author: James McD. Stewart,Derrick Oosterhuis,James J. Heitholt,Jack R. Mauney
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 563
Release: 2009-11-04
ISBN 10: 9048131952
ISBN 13: 9789048131952
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physiology of Cotton Book Review:

Cotton production today is not to be undertaken frivolously if one expects to profit by its production. If cotton production is to be sustainable and produced profitably, it is essential to be knowledgeable about the growth and development of the cotton plant and in the adaptation of cultivars to the region as well as the technology available. In addition, those individuals involved in growing cotton should be familiar with the use of management aids to know the most profitable time to irrigate, apply plant growth regulators, herbicides, foliar fertilizers, insecticides, defoliants, etc. The chapters in this book were assembled to provide those dealing with the production of cotton with the basic knowledge of the physiology of the plant required to manage the cotton crop in a profitable manner.