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Plant physiology

Author: Lincoln Taiz; Eduardo Zeiger
Publisher: Sunderland, Mass. ; [Great Britain] : Sinauer Associates, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

This third edition provides the basics for introductory courses on plant physiology without sacrificing the more challenging material sought by upper division and graduate level students. Many new or  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lincoln Taiz; Eduardo Zeiger
ISBN: 0878938230 9780878938230
OCLC Number: 263578238
Description: xxvi, 690 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface - Authors and Contributors - Overview of Essential Concepts - Plant and Cell Architecture - Energy and Enzymes - UNIT I: TRANSPORT AND TRANSLOCATION OF WATER AND SOLUTES - Water and Plant Cells - Water Balance of the Plant - Mineral Nutrition - Solute Transport - UNIT II: BIOCHEMISTRY AND METABOLISM - Photosynthesis: The Light Reactions - Photosynthesis: Carbon Reactions - Photosynthesis: Physiological and Ecological Considerations - Translocation in the Phloem - Respiration and Lipid Metabolism - Assimilation of Mineral Nutrients - Plant Defenses: Surface Protection and Secondary Metabolites - UNIT III: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT - Gene Expression and Signal Transduction - Cell Walls: Structure, Biogenesis, and Expansion - Growth, Development, and Differentiation - Phytochrome - Blue-Light Responses: Stomatal Movements and Morphogenesis - Auxins - Gibberellins - Cytokinins - Ethylene - Abscisic Acid - The Control of Flowering - Stress Physiology - Author Index - Subject Index
Responsibility: Lincoln Taiz, Eduardo Zeiger.
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