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Development and activities of roots of crop plants

Weaver, John E.

Development and activities of roots of crop plants

a study in crop ecology

by Weaver, John E.

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Published by Carnegie Institution of Washington in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roots (Botany),
  • Plant ecology.,
  • Crops and climate.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John E. Weaver, Frank C. Jean, and John W. Crist.
    SeriesCarnegie Institution of Washington. Publication -- no. 316., Carnegie Institution of Washington publication -- 316.
    ContributionsJean, Frank Covert, 1880-, Crist, John William.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 117 p.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17767705M

    This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training. The illustrated text explains how to identify a plant stem using yam, groundnut, maize, kapok or baobab and cotton as examples. It teaches the reader about two types of stems, herbaceous and woody, and the covers function of the stem with the plant system. CHAPTER. PLANT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Increase in the size of living organisms is commonly called ‘growth’. Many physiological processes play an important role during growth of plants and animals. In plants seed germinates and develops into a File Size: KB.


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Development and activities of roots of crop plants; a study in crop ecology, Related Titles. Series: Carnegie Institution of Washington publication no. Weaver, John E.

(John Ernest), Jean, Frank Covert,joint author. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weaver, John E. (John Ernest), Development and activities of roots of crop plants.

Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Genre/Form: book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Weaver, John E.

(John Ernest), Development and activities of roots of crop plants. The materials for this book, except the first three and last two chapters, have been taken largely from the following publications issued by the Carnegie Institution of Washington: "Ecological Relations of Roots," Publication ; "Root Development in the Grassland Formation," Publication ; "Development and Activities of Roots of Crop Plants.

following publications issued by the Carnegie Institution of Washington: "Ecological Relations of Roots," Publication ; "Root Development in the Grassland Formation," Publication ; "Development and Activities of Roots of Crop Plants," Publication ; and "Root Behavior and File Size: 3MB.

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