J Integr Plant Biol. ›› 1977, Vol. 19 ›› Issue (1): -.

• Research Articles •    

Contributions to Plant Physiology Made by Working People in Ancient China (Continued)

Chou Chao-chi   

Abstract: This article tries to make a comparison of the rich knowledge of plant physiology in "Chi Min Yao Shu" with the historical data on the development of the early western plant physiology in the following nine fields such as water relation, mineral nutrition, transloeation, seed treatment, rapid assay of seed viability, vernalization, growth and development, sexuality and storage of crop products. This article restores historical truch and sings the praise of the working people in ancient China for their great contributions in plant physiology.

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