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Title:
Carbon dioxide and environmental stress
Author:
Luo, Yiqi.
Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiv, 418 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"This book resulted from an initial consideration of these ideas during a meeting at the Granlibakken Conference Center, Lake Tahoe, California, sponsored by the National Science Foundation's EPSCoR Program to the State of Nevada and by the Electric Power Research Institute. The Desert Research Institute of the University of Nevada served as the host institution. ... This project is an activity of the Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems of the International Biosphere Geosphere Program"--P. x1v.

The Granlibakken meeting was organized by Jeff Seemann and Tim Ball; Roger Kreidberg indexed the book.
Language:
English
Contents:
Interactive effects of water stress and elevated CO₂ on growth, photosynthesis, and water use efficiency / Theodore C. Hsiao and Robert B. Jackson -- Increasing atmospheric CO₂ concentration, water use, and water stress: scaling up from the plant to the landscape / Jeffrey S. Amthor -- Temperature: cellular to whole-plant and population responses / R.M.M. Crawford and D.W. Wolfe -- Effects of elevated CO₂ and temperature stress on ecosystem processes / Stanley D. Smith, Dean N. Jordan, and Erik P. Hamerlynck -- Interactions between rising CO₂, soil salinity, and plant growth / Rana Munns, Grant R. Cramer, and Marilyn C. Ball -- Atmospheric CO₂ enrichment and enhanced solar ultraviolet-B radiation: gene to ecosystem responses / Jelte Rozema, Alan Teramura, and Martyn Caldwell -- Role of carbon dioxide in modifying the plant response to ozone / Andrea Polle and Eva J. Pell -- Response of plants to elevated atmospheric CO₂ : root growth, mineral nutrition, and soil carbon / Hugo H. Rogers ... [et al.] -- Rhizosphere processes under elevated CO₂ / Weixin Cheng -- Ecosystem responses to rising atmospheric CO₂ : feedbacks through the nitrogen cycle / Bruce A. Hungate -- Implications of stress in low CO₂ atmospheres of the past: are today's plants too conservative for a high CO₂ world? / Rowan F. Sage and Sharon A. Cowling -- Scaling against environmental and biological variability: general principles and a case study / Yiqi Luo -- Nutrients: dynamics and limitations / Göran I. Ågren, Gaius R. Shaver, and Edward B. Rastetter -- Ecosystem modeling of the CO₂ response of forests on sites limited by nitrogen and water / Ross E. McMurtrie and Roderick C. Dewar -- Diverse controls on carbon storage under elevated CO₂: toward a synthesis / Christopher B. Field -- Interactive effects of carbon dioxide and environmental stress on plants and ecosystems: a synthesis / Yiqi Luo, Josep Canadell, and Harold A. Mooney.
ISBN:
9780124603707
Format :
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This book focuses on the interactive effects of environmental stresses with plant and ecosystem functions, especially with respect to changes in the abundance of carbon dioxide. The interaction of stresses with elevated carbon dioxide are presented from the cellular through whole plant ecosystem level. The book carefully considers not only the responses of the above-ground portion of the plant, but also emphasizes the critical role of below-ground (rhizosphere) components (e.g., roots, microbes, soil) in determining the nature and magnitude of these interactions.


Table of Contents

Interactions of CO2 with Water, Temperature, Salinity, UV-B, Ozone, and NutrientsT.C. Hsiao and R.B. Jackson
Interactive Effects of Water Stress and Elevated CO2 on Growth, Photosynthesis, and Water Use EfficiencyJ.S. Amthor
Increasing Atmospheric CO2 Concentration, Water Use, and Water Stress: Scaling Up from the Plant to the LandscapeR.M.M. Crawford and D.W. Wolfe
Temperature: Cellular to Whole Plant and Population ResponsesS.D. Smith and D.N. Jordan and E.P. Hamerlynck
Effects of Elevated CO2 and Temperature Stress on Ecosystem ProcessesR.E. Munns and G.R. Cramer and M.C. Ball
Interactions Between Rising CO2, Soil Salinity, and Plant GrowthJ. Rozema and A.H. Teramura and M.M. Caldwell
Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment and Enhanced Solar Ultraviolet-B Radiation: Gene to Ecosystem ResponsesA. Polle and E.J. Pell
The Role of Carbon Dioxide in Modifying the Plant Response to OzoneH.H. Rogers and G.B. Runion and S.A. Prior and H.A. Torbert
Response of Plants to Elevated Atmospheric CO2: Root, Growth, Mineral Nutrition, and Soil CarbonW. Cheng
Rhizosphere Processes Under Elevated CO2B.A. Hungate
Ecosystem Responses to Rising Atmospheric CO2: Feedbacks Through the Nitrogen Cycle. Evolutionary, Scaling, and Modeling Studies of CO2 and Stress InteractionsR.F. Sage and S.A. Cowling
Implications of Stress in Low CO2 Atmospheres of the Past: Are Today's Plants Too Conservative for a High CO2 World?Y. Luo
Scaling Against Environmental and Biological Variability: A Case StudyG.I. Agren and G.R. Shaver and E.B. Rastetter
Nutrients: Dynamics and LimitationsR.E. McMurtrie and R.C. Dewar
Ecosystem Modeling of the CO2-Response of Forests on Sites Limited by Nitrogent and Water. Synthesis and SummaryC.B. Field
The Modulation of Ecosystem CO2 Responses by Stress: Toward a SynthesisY. Luo and J. Canadell and H.A. Mooney
Interactive Effects of Carbon Dioxide and Environmental Stress on Plants and Ecosystems: A Synthesis and Summary