Plant Production and Management under Drought Conditions - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444422149, 9780444600042

Plant Production and Management under Drought Conditions, Volume 12

1st Edition

Editors: J.F. Stone W.O. Willis
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444422149
eBook ISBN: 9780444600042
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st January 1986
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Table of Contents

Introduction to Part 1: Weather modification (J.W. Schuelein). Augmentation of rainfall from summer cumulus clouds (A.S. Dennis). Society's involvement in planned weather modification (S.A. Changnon, Jr.). Utilization and assessment of operational weather modification programs for augmenting precipitation (L.O. Grant). Considerations in the development of a state operational weather modification plan (J.W. Schuelein et al.). Introduction to Part 2: Soil, plant and atmosphere effects (B.L. Blad). Increasing atmospheric CO2: effect on crop yield, water use and climate (B.A. Kimball, S.B. Idso). Potential for plant environment modification (B.J. Barfield, J.M. Norman). Soil management for semiarid regions (W.E. Larson et al.). Farm management and the function of field crop root systems (B. Klepper et al.). Principles of water management under drought conditions (W.R. Gardner, H.R. Gardner). Irrigation in the Great Plains (E.T. Kanemasu et al.). Introduction to Part 3: Plant breeding and genetics (J.R. Welsh). Drought resistance and wheat breeding (J.W. Schmidt). Genetic and physiological relationships in plant breeding for drought resistance (A. Blum). Drought tolerant sorghum and cotton germplasm (D.T. Rosenow et al.). Drought tolerance in US maize (S.D. Jensen, A.J. Cavalier). Introduction to Part 4: Physiology of stress (W.R. Jordan). Subcellular mechanisms of plant response to low water potential (J.S. Boyer). Photosynthetic activity during stress (D.R. Krieg). Roots and drought resistance (J.B. Passioura). Strategies for crop improvement for drought-prone regions (W.R. Jordan et al.). Introduction to Part 5: Remote sensing of plant stress and water use (J.L. Heilman). Drought detection and quantification by reflectance and thermal response (C.L. Wiegand et al.). Remote monitoring of rangeland production (E.L. Maxwell). Estimation of daily evapotranspiration from one time-of-day measurement (R.D. Jackson et al.). Estimation of evapotranspiration at one time-of-day using remotely sensed surface temperatures (J.L. Hatfield). Infrared remote sensing for monitoring rainfall (D.G. Moore et al.). Integrating passive microwave measurements with a soil moisture/heat
flow model (R.W. Newton et al.).


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Introduction to Part 1: Weather modification (J.W. Schuelein). Augmentation of rainfall from summer cumulus clouds (A.S. Dennis). Society's involvement in planned weather modification (S.A. Changnon, Jr.). Utilization and assessment of operational weather modification programs for augmenting precipitation (L.O. Grant). Considerations in the development of a state operational weather modification plan (J.W. Schuelein et al.). Introduction to Part 2: Soil, plant and atmosphere effects (B.L. Blad). Increasing atmospheric CO2: effect on crop yield, water use and climate (B.A. Kimball, S.B. Idso). Potential for plant environment modification (B.J. Barfield, J.M. Norman). Soil management for semiarid regions (W.E. Larson et al.). Farm management and the function of field crop root systems (B. Klepper et al.). Principles of water management under drought conditions (W.R. Gardner, H.R. Gardner). Irrigation in the Great Plains (E.T. Kanemasu et al.). Introduction to Part 3: Plant breeding and genetics (J.R. Welsh). Drought resistance and wheat breeding (J.W. Schmidt). Genetic and physiological relationships in plant breeding for drought resistance (A. Blum). Drought tolerant sorghum and cotton germplasm (D.T. Rosenow et al.). Drought tolerance in US maize (S.D. Jensen, A.J. Cavalier). Introduction to Part 4: Physiology of stress (W.R. Jordan). Subcellular mechanisms of plant response to low water potential (J.S. Boyer). Photosynthetic activity during stress (D.R. Krieg). Roots and drought resistance (J.B. Passioura). Strategies for crop improvement for drought-prone regions (W.R. Jordan et al.). Introduction to Part 5: Remote sensing of plant stress and water use (J.L. Heilman). Drought detection and quantification by reflectance and thermal response (C.L. Wiegand et al.). Remote monitoring of rangeland production (E.L. Maxwell). Estimation of daily evapotranspiration from one time-of-day measurement (R.D. Jackson et al.). Estimation of evapotranspiration at one time-of-day using remotely sensed surface temperatures (J.L. Hatfield). Infrared remote sensing for monitoring rainfall (D.G. Moore et al.). Integrating passive microwave measurements with a soil moisture/heat
flow model (R.W. Newton et al.).


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1983
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780444600042

Reviews

@qu:The book is commendable for the breadth of material it integrates, and in its reporting of advances in instrumentation, modelling and management of drought. @source: Research and Development in Agriculture @qu:...of interest to researchers and students interested in understanding more about these important topics and in the state of the current research in the USA.' @source:' Irrigation News


About the Editors

J.F. Stone Editor

W.O. Willis Editor