Herbicides and Plant Physiology (Google eBook)
John Wiley & Sons, Jun 9, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 296 pages
Herbicides continue to make a spectacular contribution to modern safe crop production. It is essential to understand how these compounds work in plants and their surroundings to properly facilitate the development of more effective and safer agrochemicals. This book provides that information in a succinct and user-friendly way.
The second edition of this very well-received and highly thought of book has been fully up-dated with much new information of relevance to the subject, particularly in the areas of cell and molecular biology.
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Herbicide Discovery and Development
Herbicide Uptake and Movement
Herbicide Selectivity and Metabolism
Herbicides That Inhibit Photosynthesis
Inhibitors of Pigment Biosynthesis
Auxin Type Herbicides
Inhibitors of Lipid Biosynthesis
ACCase acetolactate synthase active ingredient agrochemical Alopecurus myosuroides amino acids Arabidopsis atrazine auxin auxin-type herbicides binding biosynthesis black-grass broadleaf weeds carbon carboxylase carotenoids cell cycle cell division cell wall cereals chemical chlorophyll chloroplast Cobb complex compounds concentrations conjugation Crop Protection cytochrome cytoplasm D1 protein desaturase effect encoding environmental enzyme EPSP EPSP synthase esters example fatty acids Figure formulation function gene germination glufosinate glutathione glyphosate graminicides grass herbicide herbicide metabolism herbicide resistance herbicide tolerance hydroxylation imidazolinones increased inhibition inhibitors leaf lipid maize mechanism metabolism metabolites methyl microtubules mode of action molecular molecules mutation oilseed rape oxygen pathway phosphate photosynthetic Photosystem phytotoxic plant cell plant growth plasma membrane plastoquinone protein reaction centre receptor reduced residues resistant biotypes result role root RuBisCo seed seedlings selectivity sensitive soil soybean structure studies substrate sugar beet susceptible synthesis Table target thylakoid tissues toxicity transferase uptake weed control wheat wild oat