Crop Plant Anatomy

Crop Plant Anatomy

By: A. V. Ramaswamy (author), Ratikanta Maiti (author), Satya Prakash (author), D. Rajkumar (author)Hardback

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Divided into four sections covering anatomy in relation to crop management, anatomical descriptions of the major crop plants, anatomical changes in adaptation to environments and the link between anatomy and productivity, this book provides a comprehensive source of crop plant anatomy information. The crop areas covered include cereals, pulses and beans, oil crops and fibre crops. Suitable for students, researchers and professionals in the field, this book brings together economic plant anatomy and crop productivity for the first time.

About Author

Dr. Ratikanta Maiti Ph.D., D.Sc is renowned Botanist of international repute with specialization in crop Physiology and Botany. I worked for 9 years as a senior botanist in Jute Agricultural Research Institute, Barracpore (I.C.A.R.), Calcutta. Then I worked for 10 years as a senior Plant Physiologist in ICRISAT, Patancheru, India. Then I worked as Senior Professor and Senior Research Scientist, (CONNACY, Mexico, for 18 years) in two universities in Mexico for 20 years. At, present honoraryworking as Research Advisor , Vibha Seeds, Vibha Agrotech ltd., Hyderabad, india. Dr. Maiti won several international awards such as international Scientist award offered by IBC, Cambridge and Ehanobotanist Award-2003 sponsored by Friends university ,U.S.A. and U.ND.P. and gold medal for india 2008 offered ABI. He published about 400 research papers on different crops with about 250 citation index to his credit and more than 35 books with worldwide recognitions.. Dr. Pratik Satya is a senior plant breeder in the Crop Improvement Division of Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Kolkata, India. Dr.Satya has received his Masters and Doctorate degrees from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi with outstanding academic records. He has also served as senior lecturer and Head of the Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding in Uttar BangaKrishiViswavidyalaya, West Bengal, India. He has got more than forty publications to his credit including research papers in peer reviewed journals and authored three books. Dasari Rajkumar is a Botanist in Vibha Agrotech, Ltd. (Pvt.) Hyderabad, India. Rajkumar has received his Masters degree (2006) in botany with specialization in Applied Stress physiology and Molecular biology from university college of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He has got more than ten publications to his credit including research papers in peer reviewed National and international journals and authored two books. Currently he is working on various aspects of abiotic stress tolerance such as Drought, salinity, heat on field crops (cotton, Rice, Maize, sunflower) and vegetable crops (Tomato, chilli, okra). Allam Ramaswamy is a botanist in Vibha Agrotech,Ltd. (Pvt.) Hyderabad, India. Ramaswamy has received his Masters degree (2006) in botany with specialization in Taxonomy and Medicinal botany from university college of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He has got five publications to his credit including research papers in peer reviewed National and international journals and authored two books.

Contents

PART I: CROP ANATOMY AS A SUBJECT 1: Origin and Development of Crop Anatomy 2: Relevance of Anatomical Studies in Modern Crop Science 3: Techniques of Crop Anatomy Study 4: General Anatomy of Crop Plants PART II: ANATOMY OF MAJOR CROPS 5: Cereals 6: Pulses 7: Oil Crops 8: Fibre Crops 9: Vegetable Crops PART III: ANATOMICAL CHANGES IN CROPS UNDER ADAPTATION 10: Anatomical Adaptation to Defence Against Biotic Stresses 11: Anatomical Adaptation for Drought and Waterlogging Stress Tolerance PART IV: ANATOMY AND CROP PRODUCTIVITY 12: Anatomical Adaptation in Crop Plants to Harvest Higher Energy 13: Anatomical Adaptation for Better Reproduction Efficiency 14: Anatomical Basis of Crop Ideotype for Higher Productivity

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781780640198
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781780640198
  • weight: 850
  • ISBN10: 1780640196

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