Plant and Soil Science Fundamentals and Applications

ISBN-10: 1428334807
ISBN-13: 9781428334809
Edition: 2010
Authors: Rick Parker
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Book details

List price: $161.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/27/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.664
Language: English

Introduction To Plants
The Plant Kingdom
Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction
Evolution of Plants
Geographical Distribution
Roles of Plants
Taxonomy
Research
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Origins of Cultivated Plants
Objectives
Key Terms
Origin and Development of Cultivated Plants
New Crops and New Uses
Protection of Germplasm
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Structure of Cultivated Plants
Objectives
Key Terms
Plan of the Entire Plant
Seeds
Using Plant Structure
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Anatomy of Plants
Objectives
Key Terms
The Cell and Its Structure
Tissues
Anatomy of Primary Organs
Primary and Secondary Growth
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Fundamentals Of Soil Science
Soil Materials and Formation
Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction to Soils
Rocks and Minerals
Five Factors
Soil Profile
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Soil Characteristics, Classifications and Use
Objectives
Key Terms
Soil Definitions
Physical Properties
Chemical Properties
Organic Matter
Soil Classification
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Soil Fertility and Management
Objectives
Key Terms
Essential Nutrients and their Roles in Plants
Fertilizers
Secondary and Micronutrients
Nutrient Availability and Plant Uptake
Nutrient Interactions
Soil pH
Soil Testing
Foliar Symptoms
Choosing the Fertilizer Source
Fertilizer Placement
Other Fertilizer Sources
Animal Manures
Compost
Soil Management
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Soil-less Plant Production
Objectives
Key Terms
Container Growing
Hydroponics
Aquaponics
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Irrigation
Objectives
Key Terms
Characteristics of Water
Role of Water In Plants
Precipitation
Water Loss in Plants
Water for Plants
Movement of Water
Water in the Soil
Irrigation
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Soil and Organic Farming
Objectives
Key Terms
Organic Farming
Crop Nutrition
Choice of Crops
Crop Rotations
Weed Control
Pest and Disease Control
Genetic Diversity
Use of Water
Animals and Organic Growing
Sustainable Agriculture
Summary
Fundamentals Of Plant Growth And Propagation
Temperature
Objectives
Key Terms
Biological Temperature Range
Climatic Classification
Growing Degree Days
Vernalization
Temperature Stress
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Light
Objectives
Key Terms
Nature of Light
Sunlight
Photoperiodism
Artificial Illumination
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Photosynthesis
Objectives
Key Terms
Nature of Light
Structure of the Plant Photosystem
Changing Light Energy into Chemical Energy
Factors Affecting Photosynthesis
The Carbon Cycle
Storage of the Products of Photosynthesis
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Respiration
Objectives
Key Terms
Sugar into Energy
Necessity of Respiration
How Plant Respiration Affects Agriculture
Fermentation
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Basics of Plant Growth
Objectives
Key Terms
Regions of Growth
Concepts and Components of Growth
Cells
Basic Genetics
Measuring and Modeling Plant Growth
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Vegetative Growth
Objectives
Key Terms
Growth
Seed Germination
Roots
Shoot Growth
Factors Affecting Plant Growth and Development
Phase Changes
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Plant Propagation
Objectives
Key Terms
Sexual Reproduction
Asexual Reproduction
Micropropagation
Plant Improvement
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Plant Pests
Objectives
Key Terms
Weeds
Plant Growth Regulators
Diseases
Disease Development
Other Pests
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Summary
Review
Knowledge Applied
Resources
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Objectives
Key Terms
Biotechnology Defined

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