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Title Plant roots : the hidden half / edited by Yoav Waisel, Amram Eshel, Uzi Kafkafi.
Imprint New York : Marcel Dekker, [1996]
Edition Second edition, revised and expanded.

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Series Books in soils, plants, and the environment
Books in soils, plants, and the environment.
Subject Roots (Botany)
Alt Name Waisel, Yoav.
Eshel, Amram, 1944-
Kafkafi, U.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xvi, 1002 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition, revised and expanded.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585082030 (electronic bk.) : $215.00
0824796853 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 44957298
Additional Format Original (DLC) 95051805 (OCoLC)33983735.
Table of Contents
 Preface to the Second Edition 
 Preface to the First Edition 
1Characteristics and Functions of Root Systems / Alastair Fitter1
2Genetic Control of Root Systems / R. W. Zobel21
3The Root Cap: Structure and Function / Andreas Sievers, Markus Braun31
4The Root Apical Meristem and Its Margins / Peter L. Webster, Ronald D. MacLeod51
5Cellular Patterning in Root Meristems: Its Origins and Significance / Peter W. Barlow77
6Root Hairs / Rose-Marie Hofer111
7Root Hairs: Cell Biology and Development / Robert W. Ridge127
8Lateral Root Initiation / W. A. Charlton149
9Multiform and Multifunction of Various Constituents of One Root System / Amram Eshel, Yoav Waisel175
10Modern Methods for Root Investigations / James E. Box, Jr.193
11Aeroponics: A Tool for Root Research / Yoav Waisel239
12Simulation of Root System Architecture / Jonathan Lynch, Kai Lonne Nielsen247
13Fractal Geometry, Scaling, and the Description of Plant Root Architecture / Glenn M. Berntson259
14Synthesis of Plant Growth Regulators by Roots / Chanan Itai, Helen Birnbaum273
15Root Growth and Gravireaction: A Reexamination of Hormone and Regulator Implications / P.-E. Pilet285
16Calcium and Gravitropism / B. W. Poovaiah, A. S. N. Reddy307
17Respiratory Patterns in Roots in Relation to Their Functioning / Hans Lambers, Owen K. Atkin, Ingeborg Scheurwater323
18Tree Root Turnover and Senescence / Janine Bloomfield, Kristiina Vogt, Philip M. Wargo363
19Temperature Effects on Root Growth / B. L. McMichael, John J. Burke383
20Growth Under Oxygen Stress / Malcolm C. Drew, Lewis H. Stolzy397
21Growth Under Trace Element Stress / Jurgen Hagemeyer, Siegmar-W. Breckle415
22Root Growth Under Salinity Stress / Uzi Kafkafi, Nirit Bernstein435
23Growth and Mechanical Impedance / Alan T. P. Bennie453
24The Drought Rhizogenesis / Nicole Vartanian471
25Root Structure and Sites of Ion Uptake / David T. Clarkson483
26Uptake Mechanisms / Per Nissen511
27Dynamics of Nutrient Movement at the Soil-Root Interface / Albrecht O. Jungk529
28Root-Induced Changes in the Availability of Micronutrients in the Rhizosphere / Horst Marschner, Volker Romheld557
29Root Excretions and Their Environmental Effects: Influence on Availability of Phosphorus / B. Bar-Yosef581
30Transport of Water in the Rhizosphere and in Roots / J. J. Oertli607
31Modeling Water Uptake by Roots Under Water and Salt Stress: Soil-Based and Crop Response Root Sink Terms / Uri Shani, Lynn M. Dudley635
32Simulation of Ion Uptake from the Soil / Moshe Silberbush643
33Water Permeability of Roots / Samuel Moreshet, Bingru Huang, Morris G. Huck659
34Carbon Uptake by Root Systems / Andrew M. Farmer679
35Mycorrhizae / Hugh E. Wilcox689
36Root-Bacteria Interactions: Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation / Carroll P. Vance723
37Nonsymbiotic Nitrogen-Fixing Soil Microorganisms / Yoram Kapulnik757
38Plant Growth Promotion by Rhizosphere Bacteria / Yoram Kapulnik769
39Root-Nematode Interactions: Recognition and Pathogenicity / Eli Cohn, Hinanit Koltai, Edna Sharon, Yitzhak Spiegel783
40Arthropod Root Pests / Uri Gerson797
41Interactions of Roots with Soil-Borne Pathogens / Jaacov Katan811
42Ecophysiology of Roots of Desert Plants, with Special Emphasis on Agaves and Cacti / Park S. Nobel823
43Ecophysiology of Roots of Halophytes / James W. O'Leary845
44Development and Function of Contractile Roots / Norbert Putz859
45Aerial Roots and Their Environments / David H. Benzing875
46Ecophysiology of Roots of Submerged Aquatic Plants / Yoav Waisel, Moshe Agami895
47Roots as a Source of Food / Daniel F. Austin911
48Underground Plant Metabolism: The Biosynthetic Potential of Roots / Hector E. Flores, C. Weber, J. Puffett931
49Medicinal Roots / Sasson Cohen957
 Index of Organism Names969
 Subject Index983

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