Additional Woody Crop Plants V7 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124241572, 9780323158565

Additional Woody Crop Plants V7

1st Edition

Editors: T.T. Kozlowski
eBook ISBN: 9780323158565
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th March 1983
Page Count: 266
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Water Deficits and Plant Growth, Volume VII: Additional Woody Crop Plants is an extension of Volume VI of this treatise and deals primarily with water relations of woody crop plants in a community context. Organized into five chapters, this book begins with the important problem of predicting effects of vegetation changes on transpiration and evaporation. Separate chapters follow that discuss water relations of cotton, small fruits, grapevines, and peach trees and orchards. For each of these plant communities, emphasis is placed on hydrological cycles; water use and transpiration; absorption of water; and effects of environmental factors on soil and plant water balance. The effects of water deficits on physiological processes; vegetative and reproductive growth; yield of harvested products; drought resistance; and cultural practices affecting plant water balance and yield are also emphasized in this book. This volume will be useful to both researchers and those involved in the practice of growing woody plants for crops or for esthetic values.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors Preface Contents of Other Volumes

  1. Predicting Effects of Vegetation Changes on Transpiration and Evaporation I. Land-Use Objectives II. Catchment Studies III. Small-Plot Studies IV. One-Dimensional Models V. Predicting the Saturation Deficit VI. Implications for Transpiration VII. Implications for Evaporation from Wet Canopies VIII. Predicting Transpiration and Evaporation Rates IX. Conclusions Appendix A: Equilibrium Evaporation Appendix B: Symbols and Abbreviations References
  2. Water Relations of Cotton I. Introduction II. Water Relations at Various Stages of Plant Development III. Effects of Environmental Factors on Growth and Yields IV. Water Deficits and Physiological Processes References 3 Water Relations of Small Fruits I. Introduction II. Morphological and Anatomical Relationships to Water Uptake and Movement III. Water Deficits, Growth, and Irrigation IV. Water Relations V. Drought Tolerance VI. Conclusions References
  3. Water Relations of Grapevines I. Introduction II. The Hydrological Cycle III. Water Use and Transpiration IV. Absorption of Water V. Diurnal and Seasonal Patterns of Water Relations VI. Effects of Water Deficits on Grapevines VII. Drought Tolerance VIII. Responses of Vines in the Field to Water Supply IX. Concluding Remarks References
  4. Water Relations of Peach Trees and Orchards I. Introduction II. Water Use and Transpiration III. Water Supply from Soil IV. Diurnal and Seasonal Patterns of Leaf Water Potential, Tree Water Potential, and Stomatal Conductance V. Effects of Environmental Factors on Leaf Water Potential, Stomatal Conductance, Tree Water Potential, and Growth VI. Effects of Water Status and/or Irrigation on Growth References Author Index Subject Index


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