By R. M. Wallsgrove (editor)
Vegetation convert inorganic nitrogen into amino acids, the development blocks for proteins. additionally they make quite a lot of different nitrogen compounds to aid safeguard themselves from pests and illnesses. An realizing of those compounds can hence assist in devising higher crop safeguard and creation equipment. This quantity comprises essays through scientists who've studied features of plant nitrogen nutrients and amino acid biosynthesis. There are chapters on protein amino acids, nonprotein amino acids, betaines, glutathione, polyamines, and different secondary metabolites derived from amino acids. the result of those reports might be of curiosity to graduate scholars and execs in biochemistry and botany.
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