Silicon in Agriculture From Theory to Practice

This book mainly presents the current state of knowledge on the use of Silicon (Si) in agriculture, including plants, soils and fertilizers. At the same time, it discusses the future interdisciplinary research that will be needed to further our knowledge and potential applications of Si in agricultu...

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Main Authors: Liang, Yongchao, Nikolic, Miroslav (Author), Bélanger, Richard (Author), Gong, Haijun (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Physiological and Molecular Aspects
  • Silicon-mediated Tolerance to Metals Toxicity
  • Silicon-mediated Tolerance to Salt Stress
  • Silicon-mediated Tolerance to Drought and Freezing Stress
  • Silicon-mediated Tolerance to Other Abiotic Stress
  • Silicon and Plant-Pathogen Interactions
  • Silicon and Insect pest resistance
  • Effect of silicon on crop growth, yield and quality
  • Silicon Sources for Agriculture
  • Summary and Perspectives