Trace Gas Emissions by Plants

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Trace Gas Emissions by Plants

By Roy, Jacques

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Many trace gases are exchanged between the atmosphere and the biosphere. Although much research has been published on the photosynthetic exchanges of carbon dioxide, oxygen, and water vapor, this book focuses on the importance of biogenic trace gases on atmosphere chemistry and ecosystem stability. Included are methane and its effect on the radiative properties of the atmosphere, hydrocarbons (isoprene and monoterpenes), and their role in the production of ozone and carbon monoxide. Also covered are sulfur and nitrogen gases, both of which can lead to ecosystem acidification. The biochemistry and physiology of production of these and other gases are investigated.
Plant physiologists, ecologists, and atmospheric chemists and modelers will benefit from this book.

Subject: Biological Sciences & Nutrition -> Biology -> Botany

Trace Gas Emissions by Plants
Publisher: Elsevier S & T 11/1991
Imprint: Academic Press
Language: English
Length: 365 pages

ISBN 10: 012639010X
ISBN 13: 9780126390100
Print ISBN: 9780126390100

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