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Plant Physiology in Relation to Horticulture by

By Bleasdale, John, K A, Professor

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Book Id: WPLBN0100000719
Format Type: PDF (eBook)
File Size: 119.10 MB.
Reproduction Date: 1/01/1984

Title: Plant Physiology in Relation to Horticulture by  
Author: Bleasdale, John, K A, Professor
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Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Agriculture
Collections: Authors Community, Horticulture
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Publication Date:
1984
Publisher: The Estate of the late Prof. Bleasdale
Member Page: John Bleasdale

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K A Bleasdale, P. J. (1984). Plant Physiology in Relation to Horticulture by. Retrieved from http://www.self.gutenberg.org/


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Sections include: 1. THE SEED Seed dormancy; germination tests; rate of germination ; laboratory germination and field emergence; seed treatments giving enhanced performance; seed storage 2. THE SEEDLING Photosynthesis; water relations; salt uptake; sources and sinks; directional transport; hormones; quantitative aspects of seedling growth 3. THE VEGETATIVE PLANT Growth analysis; the restriction of growth; time and growth; competition between plants; pruning; training; tropisms; senescence; chilling and frost injury 4. VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION Natural vegetative propagation; planned propagation; dormancy; the storage of perennating organs; chemicals that break dormancy; sterile culture as a means of vegetative propagation 5. THE FLOWER Ripeness-to-flower ; 'neutral' species; photoperiodism and the induction of flowering; hormones and flower induction; vernalisation; the interaction between vernalisation and photoperiod; temperature and photoperiod; flowering stimuli as determinants of species distribution; pollination ; male and female flowers 6. THE FRUIT Flower senescence and fruit set; the growth of the fruit; respiration; the storage of fruit; ripening and abscission.

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Part of 'Science in Horticulture' Series Written for Students of Horticulture 2nd Edition

Table of Contents
1. THE SEED 2. THE SEEDLING 3. THE VEGETATIVE PLANT 4. VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION 5. THE FLOWER 6. THE FRUIT

 

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