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Principles of Seed Science and Technology

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This third edition of the successful and widely-used textbook provides an updated introduction to the science and technology of seeds. It presents a succinct exploration of the seed as a biological system and examines the fundamentals of how seeds are produced, conditioned, evaluated, and distributed in modern agriculture. This edition has been thoroughly revised and contains a fascinating new chapter on seed enhancement which reflects the advances made in new physiological and molecular biology techniques. The discussion includes pelletization, embryo encapsulation or 'artificial seeds', and hormone-treated seeds. Principles of Seed Science and Technology, Third Edition gives advanced undergraduate students the current state of the art and future trends in seed technology. Newcomers to the field will also benefit from the volume's straightforward treatment of the subject.
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Price:
218.00 USD; 181.85 EUR; 134.50 GBP
Print ISSN:
978-0-412-06301-5
Launch:
1900

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