The World of plants.

; Nitsch, Jean Paul
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1965, c1964.

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Other Title Usine végétale.
Other Authors Chouard, Pierre
Nitsch, Jean Paul
Subjects Botany, Economic.
Series Encyclopedia of the life sciences ; v. 3.
Description 158 p. illus. (part col.) 30 cm.
Notes "Produced under the direction of Pierre Chouard and Jean-Paul Nitsch, with the collaboration of Lucien Baillaud ... [et al.]."
Translation of L'usine végétale.
Contents Peculiarities of the plant world -- Colonization of the mineral world: Plant as a photosynthetic factory -- Mineral nutrition of plants -- Elaboration of a plant in vitro: Culture of plant cells and tissues -- From the organ to the plant -- Variety of the plant world: Abundance of plant forms -- Classification of the plant world -- Flowerless plants -- Flowering plants -- Plant diseases -- Internal regulatory mechanisms: Plant growth -- Polarity, correlation and grafts -- Plant hormones -- Time and movement in plants -- Climates and seasons: Creating an artificial climate -- Effects of rhythmical changes in temperature -- Effects of cold -- Photoperiodicity -- Plant commnities -- Vegetation maps -- View of the vegetation of the world -- Domestication of plants: From wild to cultivated plants -- Atomic radiation and improvement -- Cultivation of plants with or without soil -- Mass culture of algae -- Man and the world of plants --Plants and industry --Trees and forests -- Plants and health -- Plant beauty -- Future of plants.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00711353
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