Biostimulants for Crops from Seed Germination to Plant Development

Biostimulants for Crops from Seed Germination to Plant Development: A Practical Approach focuses on the effects and roles of natural biostimulants in every aspect of plant growth development to reduce the use of harmful chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Biostimulants are a group of substances of natural origin that offer a potential to reduce the dependency on harmful chemical fertilizers causing environmental degradation. While there is extensive literature on biostimulants, there remains a gap in understanding how natural biostimulants work and their practical application. This book aims fills that gap. Exploring the ways in which biostimulants enhance seed vigor and plant productivity by looking into their mode of action, an area still being explored for deeper understanding. Finally, the book will also shed light on the challenges and realistic opportunities in the use of natural biostimulants. From seed germination, pollen tube formation, pollen-pistil interaction, flower and fruit setting, to plant pigments, rhizospheric and soil microorganisms and more, Natural Biostimulants for Seed Germination and Plant Growth Development is an ideal reference for those seeking to translate research into practical application. Approaches biostimulant research with the goal of transforming scientific research into practical application Includes real-world examples from laboratory, greenhouse and field experiments Presents the biochemical, physiological and molecular mode of action of biostimulants

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  • Author : Shubhpriya Gupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 448 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128230480
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Biostimulants for Crops from Seed Germination to Plant Development

Biostimulants for Crops from Seed Germination to Plant Development
  • Author : Shubhpriya Gupta,Johannes van Staden
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKBiostimulants for Crops from Seed Germination to Plant Development

Biostimulants for Crops from Seed Germination to Plant Development: A Practical Approach focuses on the effects and roles of natural biostimulants in every aspect of plant growth development to reduce the use of harmful chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Biostimulants are a group of substances of natural origin that offer a potential to reduce the dependency on harmful chemical fertilizers causing environmental degradation. While there is extensive literature on biostimulants, there remains a gap in understanding how natural biostimulants work and

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  • Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Agricultural Sc
  • Release : 28 April 2020
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  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 22 February 2021
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Over the past decade, interest in plant biostimulants has been on the rise, compelled by the growing interest of researchers, extension specialists, private industries, and farmers in integrating these products in the array of environmentally friendly tools to secure improved crop performance, nutrient efficiency, product quality, and yield stability. Plant biostimulants include diverse organic and inorganic substances, natural compounds, and/or beneficial microorganisms such as humic acids, protein hydrolysates, seaweed and plant extracts, silicon, endophytic fungi like mycorrhizal fungi, and

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  • Release : 18 August 2020
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 October 2019
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 30 September 1999
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Emphasis in agricultural production has shifted from mere quantity to quality products. Practical experience and scientific investigations have shown that, of the various culture measures, balanced fertilization above all exerts a considerable influence on the quality of agricultural products. Simply adding more of what the crop has already absorbed to capacity is unproductive, expensive, wasteful and damaging to the environment. Therefore, balanced crop nutrition increases crop quality, safeguards natural resources and brings benefit to the farmer. Otherwise rapid population growth

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 17 April 2021
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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 30 June 2016
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This book, Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes, is intended to provide an overview of emerging researchable issues related to the use of organic fertilizers that highlight recent research activities in applied organic fertilizers toward a sustainable agriculture and environment. We aimed to compile information from a diversity of sources into a single volume to give some real examples extending the concepts in organic fertilizers that may stimulate new research ideas and trends in the relevant fields.

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 December 1990
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 05 February 2020
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Introduces readers to the chemical biology of plant biostimulants This book brings together different aspects of biostimulants, providing an overview of the variety of materials exploited as biostimulants, their biological activity, and agricultural applications. As different groups of biostimulants display different bioactivity and specificity, advances in biostimulant research is illustrated by different examples of biostimulants, such as humic substance, seaweed extracts, and substances with hormone-like activities. The book also reports on methods used to screen for new biostimulant compounds by

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  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 16 May 2021
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  • Release : 26 January 2017
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 14 December 2017
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  • Release : 26 November 2020
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