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Principles of Seed Science and Technology (Hardback)

Principles of Seed Science and Technology (Hardback) - 4th edition

Principles of Seed Science and Technology (Hardback) - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780792373223

ISBN10: 0792373227

Principles of Seed Science and Technology (Hardback) by Copeland - ISBN 9780792373223
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 4TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
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Principles of Seed Science and Technology (Hardback) by Copeland - ISBN 9780792373223

ISBN13: 9780792373223

ISBN10: 0792373227

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 4TH 01

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Summary

This fourth edition of the successful textbook provides an updated introduction to the science and technology of seeds. It presents a straightforward exploration of the seed as a biological system, from its origin and examines the fundamentals of how seeds are produced, conditioned, evaluated, and distributed in modern agriculture.

This edition has been thoroughly revised and contains new chapters on seed ecology and seed drying. Special care has been taken to incorporate new genetic testing procedures made possible by the biotechnology revolution that is occurring throughout agriculture.

Principles of Seed Science and Technology, Fourth 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 this volume's straightforward style and in-depth treatment of the subject.

Author Bio

Copeland, Lawrence O. : Dept. of Soil and Crop Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA



McDonald, Miller F. : Dept. of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Flowering Processes in Plants
Seed Formation and Development
The Chemistry of Seeds
Seed Ecology
Seed Germination
Seed Viability and Viability Testing
Seed Dormancy
Seed Vigor and Vigor Testing
Seed Storage and Deterioration
Seed Production
Seed Conditioning and Handling
Seed Drying
Seed Enhancements
Seed Certification
Seed Testing
Seed Pathology and Pathological Testing
Seed Marketing
Seed Legislation and Law Enforcement

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