Plant ecophysiology is the science of the vital processes of plants in interaction with the environment. This advanced text offers insights into the laws governing the carbon, nitrogen, mineral and water balance, development, vital capacity and adaptability of plants. An extensive chapter deals with the effects of natural and anthropogenic stress factors. The book focuses on the ways the different plant species and functional types react in various locations and in all climatic zones.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG