2 edition of Plant environment and efficient water use. found in the catalog.
Plant environment and efficient water use.
William Henry Pierre
|Contributions||Iowa. Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station, Ames|
|LC Classifications||QK871 P5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||295|
Improving agricultural water use efficiency by nutrient management in crop plants Article (PDF Available) in Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - . PHYSIOLOGY AND MAINTENANCE – Vol. V - Plant Physiology and Environment: An Introduction - Jari P.T. Valkonen ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) to a gaseous form (steam), requires energy and is used to control temperature in plant tissues. The essential functions of water in plants are dealt with in Water Relations in Size: KB.
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Wadleigh, W. Raney and D. Hershfield The Moisture Problem doi/plantenvironment.c1 Plant Environment and Efficient Water Use, Book Editor(s): W. Pierre. Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Search for more papers by this author. Don Kirkham Plant Environment and Efficient Water Use.
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When plant roots are in equilibrium with the soil water potential, and soil water potential gradients are near zero, a base level of leaf turgor or plant water potential can be defined. Moisture stress is the result of an inbalance between the supply furnished by the soil water and the amount needed by the plant as determined by the atmosphere.
Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Pierre, W.H. (William Henry), Plant environment and efficient water use. Plant Modification for More Efficient Water Use is a compilation of the proceedings of the Symposium on Plant Modification for More Efficient Water Use.
These proceedings aim to make significant progress in identifying the physiological and morphological characteristics of plants by providing considerable control of evapotranspiration and by Book Edition: 1. Water efficiency is reducing water wastage by measuring the amount of water required for a particular purpose and the amount of water used or delivered.
Water efficiency differs from water conservation in that it focuses on reducing waste, not restricting use. Solutions for water efficiency focus not only on reducing the amount of potable water used, but also on reducing the use of. Amitav Bhattacharya, in Changing Climate and Resource Use Efficiency in Plants, Climate Change and Water-Use Efficiency.
Water-use efficiency, a key measurement for the carbon and water cycle coupling function of terrestrial ecosystems, is used to describe the trade-off between water loss and carbon sequestration in the process of plant photosynthesis carbon.
Limited supply of water is one of the greatest threats to the widespread, consistent production of food crops. Furthermore, the efficient use of water is already an issue in landscapes in arid climates, such as the southwest of the United States, and will be an increasingly significant problem in areas such as the Midwest, as recent droughts have shown.
Plant Factory: An Indoor Vertical Farming System for Efficient Quality Food Production. provides information on a field that is helping to offset the threats that unusual weather and shortages of land and natural resources bring to the food supply.
As alternative options are needed to ensure adequate and efficient production of food, this book represents the only available resource to. The Efficient Use of Energy, Second Edition is a compendium of papers discussing the efficiency with which energy is used in industry. The collection covers relevant topics in energy handling and describes the more important features of plant and equipment.
The book is organized into six parts. Part I presents the various methods of heat. Water Use Efficiency in Plant Biology and select the best adapted genotypes to a certain environment.
Two sorghum genotypes IS and IS, previously characterized as. water-use efficiency of productivity (also called integrated water-use efficiency), which is typically defined as the ratio of biomass produced to the rate of transpiration.
Increases in water-use efficiency are commonly cited as a response mechanism of plants to moderate to severe soil water deficits, and has been the focus of many programs.
Landscaping - Residential & professionalThe largest use of potable water in Arizona is for landscaping and as much as 70 percent of residential water use is outdoors. Millions of gallons are used annually to irrigate non-residential landscapes such as parks, golf courses, sport fields and resorts.
Water use in all landscapes can be significantly reduced by using efficient and. Water-Efficient Plants Beautiful gardens can thrive in the Sacramento Valley on low amounts of supplemental summer water. The water-efficient landscape (WEL) demonstration garden at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center is one of those, as are gardens at the UC Davis Arboretum.
Water-efficient landscaping produces attractive landscapes because it utilizes designs and plants suited to local conditions. This booklet describes the benefits of water- efficient landscaping.
It includes several exam- ples of successful projects and programs, as well as contacts, references, and a short bibliography. In a conversation with Lisa Nelson, Vice President of Integrated Marketing and Customer Care for Emerson’s Measurement Solutions business, and Bridget Spencer, P.E., Department Manager Instrument Engineering and Design for Wood, we explore the various ways that today’s digital technology is changing and improving the engineering work process.
In Mancuso’s new book, The Incredible Journey of Plants, we meet the world’s oldest plant – Old Tjikko – a red fir tree whose roots have writhed in. water use of similar properties, will allow owners and managers to assess their properties’ water Plant selection can make all the difference in a water-efficient landscape.
Converting to a water-smart landscape through careful plant selection and design can reduce outdoor water use by 20 to 50 percent. When redesigning a landscape.
WATER USE EFFICIENCY Water and wastewater utilities can also reduce energy use by promoting the efficient use of water, which reduces the amount of energy needed to treat and distribute water. In California, for example, urban water use accounts for 70% of the electricity associated with water supply and treatment (Elkind, ).
Water use. Water-Efficient Landscaping 3 Why Use Water-efficient Landscaping? P roper landscaping techniques not only create beautiful landscapes, but also ben-efit the environment and save water.
In addition, attractive, water-efficient, low-mainte-nance landscapes can increase home values. Water-efficient landscaping offers many eco.Field, C., Merino, J., and Mooney, H.A.
() Compromise between water-use efficiency and nitrogen-use efficiency in five species of California evergreens, Oecolo .Tanner CB and Sinclair TR () Efficient water use in crop production:research or re-search, pp. 1– In Taylor HM, Jordan WR, and Sinclair TR (editors), Limitations to Efficient Water Use in Crop Production.
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