Plants as Solar Collectors: Optimizing Productivity for Energy (Solar Energy Research & Development in the European Community)

J. Coombs, D.O. Hall and P. Chartier 
Springer  1983  

Hardcover  232 pp  ISBN 9789027716255      £95.00
Volume 4, Series E (Energy from Biomass) reports from the programme Solar Energy R & D in the European Community.

This book covers the question of plant productivity and ways in which biomass production may be increased.


Summary of recommendations
Technical Synopsis

  • Part I. Photosynthesis
  • Part II. Growth and Respiration
  • Part III. Stress and Biological Competition
  • Part IV. Limits to Productivity
  • Part V. Productive Systems
  • Part VI. Management of Biomass Systems
  • Part VII. Improving Productivity
  • Part VIII. Breeding for Productivity

Appendix - Recommendations in realtion to EC solar energy research programme.

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