The agricultural potential of selected C4 plants in arid environments

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dc.contributor.author Miller, T en_US
dc.contributor.author Wing, J en_US
dc.contributor.author Huete, Alfredo en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:20:44Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T06:20:44Z
dc.date.issued 1984 en_US
dc.identifier 2009001362 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Miller T, Wing J, and Huete Alfredo 1984, 'The agricultural potential of selected C4 plants in arid environments', Academic Press, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 275-286. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0140-1963 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/13323
dc.description.abstract Due to the increasing amount of dry lands in the world, C4 plants which are highly efficient in water use need to be investigated as potential crop species. This study examined the arid-land agricultural potential ofseveral specific C4 species: Amaramhus hypochondriacus, Amaranthus retrOjlexus, and Portulaca oleracea. Germination responses of each species to both temperature and moisture were determined in growth chambers and contrasted with the response of two C3 species, Beta vulgaris var. cida and Chenopodium album. The growth response of each species [Q temperature, water availability, and soil salinity was investigated in a series of greenhouse experiments in Tucson, Arizona. The nutritional qualities of both seeds and vegetative matter (per cent moisture, fat, protein, fiber, ash, and amino acid composition) were detennined for the experimental species. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Academic Press en_US
dc.title The agricultural potential of selected C4 plants in arid environments en_US
dc.parent Journal Of Arid Environments en_US
dc.journal.volume 7 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 275 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 286 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 060200 en_US
dc.personcode 0000058918 en_US
dc.personcode 0000058919 en_US
dc.personcode 108636 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Ecology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid 108636 en_US


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