In order to keep track of all the compounds and pathogens affecting plant metabolism and development, you would need to spend all your waking hours combing periodicals and the Internet in dozens of languages, as new toxins via pollutants and migratory or mutant pathogens are being discovered every day.

Plant Toxicology, Fourth Edition start

chapter 1|86 pages

Characteristics of Plant Life: Hazards from Pollutants

ByBertold Hock, Nicola M. Wolf

chapter 2|44 pages

Plant Stress: Avoidance, Adaptation, Defense

ByHarald Schempp, Susanne Hippeli, Erich F. Elstner

chapter 3|20 pages

Uptake and Transport of Xenobiotics

ByMarkus Riederer

chapter 4|40 pages

Air Pollution: Trace Gases as Inducers of Plant Damage

ByHarald Schempp, Susanne Hippeli, Erich F. Elstner, Christian Langebartels

chapter 5|34 pages

Limitation of Salt Stress to Plant Growth

ByYuncai Hu, Urs Schmidhalter

chapter 6|22 pages

Mineral Element Toxicities: Aluminum and Manganese

ByWalter J. Horst, Angelika Staß, Marion M. Fecht-Christoffers

chapter 7|84 pages


ByCarl Fedtke, Stephen O. Duke

chapter 9|50 pages

Metabolism and Elimination of Toxicants

ByK. K. Hatzios

chapter 10|36 pages

Host–Pathogen Relations: Diseases Caused by Viruses, Subviral Organisms, and Phytoplasmas

ByBala´zs Barna and Lo´ra´nt Kira´ly

chapter 11|42 pages

Interactions Between Host Plants and Fungal and Bacterial Pathogens

ByIngrid Heiser, Jo¨rg Durner, and Christian Langebartels

chapter 12|24 pages


ByAstrid Lux-Endrich, Bertold Hock