Climate Change Impacts on Plant Biomass Growth by Mohammad AliClimate Change Impacts on Plant Biomass Growth by Mohammad Ali

Climate Change Impacts on Plant Biomass Growth

byMohammad Ali

Paperback | October 15, 2014

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This book offers a methodical explanation of our biomass-driven ecosystem, the undeniable uncertainties posed by the response of vegetation to changes in environmental conditions and the fact that humans everywhere have an interest, even an obligation, to cooperate in a global campaign to combat climate change.
Title:Climate Change Impacts on Plant Biomass GrowthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:114 pagesPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401782679

ISBN - 13:9789401782678

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Table of Contents


I. Introduction

2. Climate Change: What is in the Name

2.1. Temporal Dimension

2.2. Spatial Dimension

2.3 Event Dimension

2.4. Umbrella Concept

3. The Greenhouse Effect

3.2. Impact of Greenhouse Gases

3.2.1 Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

3.2.2. Methane

3.2.3. Oxides of Nitrogen

3.2.4. Anthropocentric Source of N

3.3. Greenhouse Gases and the Ozone Layer

3.3.1. Reaction of Greenhouse Gases with O3

3.4. Perception of Greenhouse Effect

4. Effects of Climate Change on Vegetation

4.1. The Effect of Increasing CO2 on Vegetation

4.1.1. Aerial Fertilization

4.1.2. Physiological Processes Associated with Enriched CO2

4.1.3. Effect of Enriched CO2 on the Photosynthetic Process

4.1.4. Individual Plant Response to Photosynthetic Change

4.1.5. Allocation of Carbon to Shoot

4.1.6. Carbon Allocation to Roots

4.1.7. Other Responses

4.2. The Effect of Increasing CO2 on the Distribution of Organic Matter and Nitrogen Cycling

4.5. Interaction of CO2 with Other Elements

5: Role of Vegetation in Reducing CO2

5.1 The Vegetation Carbon Balance

5.2. Control Dynamics of C by N

5.3. Growth Enhancement and Reduction of Carbon

5.4. Human Impact on C Dynamics

6: The Carbon Balance in the Managed Forest

6.1. Role of Forest Trees and Their Products

6.1.1. The Forest Floor

6.1.2. The Tree C Pool

6.1.3. Impact of Harvesting on Carbon Pool

6.1.4. Carbon in Wood Products

6.2 The Soil Carbon Cycle

6.2.1 Litter and Slash Input

6.2.2. Decomposition

7. Short and Long Term Resolution

7.1 Aspects of Source-Sink Activity

7.2 Aspects of Plant Growth

7.3. Climate Change Induced Variation

7.4. Aspects of Socio-Economic Conditions

7.5. Aspects of Management Change

7.5.1. Plant Selection and Breeding

7.5.2. Cultural Practice

8. Environmental Regulations on Activities Associated with Enhanced Co2 Concentrations

8.2. Precipitation/Water Availability

8.3. Effects of Elevation and Aspect

8.4. Effects of Drought Conditions

8.5. Effects of Canopy Cover

8.6. Effects of Forest

8.7. Ecological Issues

8.8. Environmental Conditions and Growth Partitioning

8.9. Derived Effects of CO2

8.9.1. Nutrient Availability

8.9.2. Carbon Sequestering

8.9.3. Plant Animal Interaction

8.9.4. Plant-Plant Competition

9. Perspective of Climate Change in Bangladesh

9.1. Emission Problems under the Socio-economic Situation of Bangladesh

9.2. Outline of Climate Change Related Problems of Bangladesh

10. Conclusions