Plant Roots: Growth, Activity and Interactions with the Soil
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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In Plant Roots Professor Peter Gregory brings together recent developments in techniques and an improved understanding of plant and soil interactions to present a comprehensive look at this important relationship, covering:
- Root response to, and modification of, soils
- Genetic control of roots’ responses to the environment
- Use of modern techniques in imaging, molecular biology and analytical chemistry
- Practical exploitation of root characters
This book will be a vital tool for plant, crop, soil and agricultural scientists, plant physiologists, environmental scientists, ecologists and hydrologists. It will be a valuable addition to libraries in universities, agricultural colleges and research establishments where these subjects are studied and taught.