Terrestrial Photosynthesis in a Changing Environment : A Molecular, Physiological, and Ecological Approach, Hardback Book

Terrestrial Photosynthesis in a Changing Environment : A Molecular, Physiological, and Ecological Approach Hardback

Edited by Jaume (Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca) Flexas, Francesco Loreto, Hipolito (Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca) Medrano

Description

Understanding how photosynthesis responds to the environment is crucial for improving plant production and maintaining biodiversity in the context of global change.

Covering all aspects of photosynthesis, from basic concepts to methodologies, from the organelle to whole ecosystem levels, this is an integrated guide to photosynthesis in an environmentally dynamic context.

Focusing on the ecophysiology of photosynthesis - how photosynthesis varies in time and space, responds and adapts to environmental conditions and differs among species within an evolutionary context - the book features contributions from leaders in the field.

The approach is interdisciplinary and the topics covered have applications for ecology, environmental sciences, agronomy, forestry and meteorology.

It also addresses applied fields such as climate change, biomass and biofuel production and genetic engineering, making a valuable contribution to our understanding of the impacts of climate change on the primary productivity of the globe and on ecosystem stability.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 752 pages, 213 b/w illus. 31 tables
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Plant physiology
  • ISBN: 9780521899413

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