Responses of plant metabolism to air pollution and global change



Publisher: Backhuys Publishers in Leiden

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Subjects:

  • Plants -- Metabolism.,
  • Plants -- Effect of air pollution on.,
  • Global environmental change.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Luit J. De Kok and Ineke Stulen.
ContributionsDe Kok, L. J., Stulen, I.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK881 .R46 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 519 p. :
Number of Pages519
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Open LibraryOL4004849M
ISBN 109073348951
LC Control Number2001359220
OCLC/WorldCa40063760

Air Pollution affects plants also in number of harmful ways just like humans. The various toxic gases which are released in atmosphere triggers harmful chemical reactions. The burning of hydrocarbons in motor vehicle engines gives rise to CO2, CO, SO2 (sulfur dioxide), NOx (NO [nitrogen monoxide]) and NO2 in varying proportions—and C2H4. Book Description There are significant pressures from climate change and air pollution that forests currently face. This book aims to increase understanding of the state and potential of forest ecosystems to mitigate and adapt to climate change in a polluted environment. Air pollution and climate change remain a persistent threat to plant ecosystems, urging for international cooperation and unified research efforts. The ’ conference, for the first time combining three events, will serve as an excellent example of effective international collaboration in the research of air pollution and plant ecosystems. Cysteine metabolism in particular is associated with the network of plant stress responses, thus improving plant growth in soils where sulfur supply is limited (Bloem et al., ). It has been shown that an atmospheric level of 79 ng m −3 SO 2 could contribute to 10–40% of leaf sulfur assimilation (De Kok et al., ; Zhao et al., ).

Keywords: air pollution, greenhouse gases, tropospheric ozone, carbon dioxide, plants, interactions, global change Contents 1. Introduction Global Change Phytotoxic Air Pollutants 2. Ozone as Environmental Pollutant Ozone Formation and Concentrations Critical Ozone Doses for Plants 3. Plant Responses to Ozone Ozone.   The main air pollutants are represented by gases forms, particles in suspension, different ionizing radiation and noise. The gases forms are: oxidized and reduced forms of carbon (CO 2, CO, CH 4), of nitrogen (NO 2, NO, N 2 O 4, NH 3, NH 4+), SO 2, O 3, C 6 H 6 vapours, Hg, volatile phenols, Cl 2, etc.. The particulate forms are: PM10 and PM particulate matter, . The global reach of air pollution. Because some air pollutants persist in the atmosphere and are carried long distances by winds, air pollution transcends local, regional, and continental boundaries, and it also may have an effect on global climate and example, acid rain has gained worldwide attention since the s as a regional and even continental problem. Abiotic stress cause changes in soil-plant-atmosphere continuum and is responsible for reduced yield in several major crops. Therefore, the subject of abiotic stress response in plants - metabolism, productivity and sustainability - is gaining considerable significance in .

1. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. Mar;22(5) doi: /s Epub Oct Effects of ambient and elevated CO2 on growth, chlorophyll fluorescence, photosynthetic pigments, antioxidants, and secondary metabolites of Catharanthus roseus (L.) G Don. grown under three different soil N levels.

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This book reviews current topics on plant metabolism of air pollutants and elevated CO2, responses of whole plants and plant ecosystems, genetics and molecular biology for functioning improvement, experimental ecosystems and climate change research, global carbon-cycle monitoring in plant ecosystems, and other important issues.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Responses of plant metabolism to air pollution and global change. Leiden: Backhuys Publishers, Plant metabolism of CO2 and air pollutants and their gas fluxes in plant ecosystems influence the global gaseous cycles as well as the impacts on plants.

The 6th International Symposium on Plant Responses to Air Pollution and Global Changes was held at the Tsukuba Center for Institutes and Epochal Tsukuba, in Tsukuba, Japan, OctoberThe aim of the symposium series is to bring together scien­ tists of various disciplines who are actively involved in research on responses of plant metabolism to air pollution and global change.

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Leiden, The Netherlands: Backhuys Publishers, Price h/b: NLG /US$ ISBN 90 95 1. Responses of Plants to Air Pollution examines the effects of air pollutants, individually and synergistically, on both higher and lower plants.

The subject matter overlaps into a wide range of disciplines including agronomy, plant anatomy, biochemistry, cryptogamic botany, ecology, entomology, forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture. Moreover, it covers the basic concepts of atmospheric transport and transformations of pollutants, and issues of global change and the use of science in air pollution policy formulation.

It also emphasises about the effects of air pollutants in altering plant response to common stresses, both abiotic and biotic - fields by giving the focus on. Air pollution and climate change have worsened the health status of human beings and affected plants and vegetation adversely.

This. III. Plant Responses to Combination of Air Pollution and Climate Change Carbon dioxide and ozone affect needle nitrogen and abscission in Pinus ponderosa David M. Olszyk, David T. Tingey, William E. Hogsett, and E. Henry Lee Effects of air pollution and climate change on forests of the Tatra Mountains, Central Europe • Ill.

This multi-author book aims to integrate different plant growth responses to air pollution by covering structural, functional and biochemical responses in addition to the whole-plant or plant community response to pollution. The 20 chapters include an overview of the global status of air pollution, a chapter on the role of atmospheric chemistry in assessment of crop growth.

The main impetus for climate change is the elevated concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere. Plant metabolism of CO2 and air pollutants and gas fluxes in plant ecosystems influence global gas cycles as well.

This book includes topics on plant metabolism of air pollutants and elevated CO2, responses of whole plants and plant ecosystems, and more.

Air pollution is ubiquitous in industrialized societies, causing a host of environmental problems. It is thus essential to monitor and reduce pollution levels.

A number of plant species already are being exploited as detectors (for phytomonitoring) and as scavengers (for phytoremediation) of air pollutants.

With advances in biotechnology, it is now feasible to modify plants for a wider. Air Pollution and Plant Biotechnology presents recent results in this field, including plant responses during phytomonitoring, pollution-resistant plant species, imaging diagnosis of plant responses, and the use of novel transgenic plants, along with reviews of basic plant physiology and biochemistry where appropriate.

Plant Responses to Air Pollution and Global Change [Kenji Omasa, Isamu Nouchi, Luit J. De Kok] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book reviews current topics on plant metabolism of air pollutants and elevated CO2, responses of whole plants and plant Format: Hardcover.

This standard textbook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the direct and indirect impacts of air pollution on plant life. Written by an international team of experts, the book covers the main historical aspects and sources of pollutants, atmospheric transport and transformations of pollutants, and issues of global change and the use of science in air pollution.

This multi-authored work integrates the varied plant growth responses to the pollution stress; the focus of the attention is plant rather than pollutant. This portrays a clearer picture of plant performance versus air pollution, and helps develop a better insight of the pollution-based disturbances at the different levels of plant life.

Gaseous Air Pollutants and Plant Metabolism mainly talks about plants and air pollution. The publication of this book is inspired by a symposium on plants and pollution, which generated great interest among the personnel related to the field.

The book begins with a brief background on air pollution and continues with a discussion on different. DANS is an institute of KNAW and NWO. Driven by data. Go to page top Go back to contents Go back to site navigation. Bhupinder Dhir, Air Pollutants and Photosynthetic Efficiency of Plants, Plant Responses to Air Pollution, /, (), ().

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@article{osti_, title = {Responses of plants to air pollution}, author = {Mudd, J.B. and Kozlowski, T.T.}, abstractNote = {This volume details the effects of air pollutants both individually and synergistically on the higher and lower plant groups. Discussions range from the subcellular level to entire ecosystems, and cover anatomy, pathology and biochemistry of plants in.

Biological stoichiometry theory considers the balance of multiple chemical elements in living systems, whereas metabolic scaling theory considers how size affects metabolic properties from cells to ecosystems.

We review recent developments integrating biological stoichiometry and metabolic scaling theories in the context of plant ecology and global change. Hiltbrunner, E., Thomas, V., Braun, S. and Flückiger, W. () Effects of enhanced nitrogen deposition upon roots and soil variables of beech forests in Switzerland.

The 5th International Symposium on “Response of Plant Metabolism to Air Pollution and Global Change”, 14 NovemberPulawy. Air pollution poses a serious threat to human health and the environment worldwide. It contributes significantly to regional and global atmospheric issues such as global warming, acidification and depletion of the ozone layer.

It affects every living thing, including all kinds of vegetation on which we depend for our survival. Although several works have appeared on air pollution.

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen founded in - top university. Sluiten. Menu en zoeken; Contact; My University; Student Portal. Purchase Climate Change, Air Pollution and Global Challenges, Volume 13 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN  Plant Responses to Air Pollution and Global Change: Omasa, Kenji, Nouchi, Isamu, De Kok, Luit J.: Books - at: Hardcover.Rising CO 2 is considered an important aspect of global climate change as it has the potential to enhance crop productivity, which will be required to feed the increasing population across the globe.

The objective of this chapter is to present an overview of the responses of plants to high CO 2 and the fundamental mechanisms behind those responses.