9780470247662

Introduction to Plant Physiology, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470247662

  • ISBN10:

    0470247665

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/1/2008
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Introduction to Plant Physiology became the best-selling first edition plant physiology text of the 1990's! Now, we're building on the success of prior editions to provide an even more effective fourth edition. Plant Physiology has been praised for its excellent balance of traditional and modern topics, presented in a straightforward style, without overwhelming undergraduates with excessive detail. Its focus is on the ideas and experimental approaches in plant physiology. This is a one-semester course. It assumes that the student has had introductory biology or botany as a pre-requisite.

Table of Contents

Plant Cells and Water
Whole Plant Water Relations
Roots, Soils, and Nutrient Uptake
Plants and Inorganic Nutrients
Bioenergetics and ATP Synthesis
The Dual Role of Sunlight: Energy and Information
Energy Conservation in Photosynthesis: Harvesting Sunlight
Energy Conservation in Photosynthesis: Co 2 Assimilation
Allocation, Translocation, and Partitioning Of Photoassimilates
Cellular Respiration: Unlocking the Energy Stored In Photoassimilates
Nitrogen Assimilation
Carbon and Nitrogen Assimilation and Plant Productivity
Responses of Plants to Environmental Stress
Acclimation to Environmental Stress
Adaptations to the Environment
Development: An Overview
Growth and Development of Cells
Hormones I: Auxins
Hormones II: Gibberellins
Hormones III: Cytokinins
Hormones IV: Abscisic Acid, Ethylene, and Brassinosteroids
Photomorphogenesis: Responding To Light
Tropisms and Nastic Movements: Orienting Plants in Space
Measuring Time: Controlling Development by Photoperiod and Endogenous Clocks
Flowering and Fruit Development
Temperature: Plant Development and Distribution
Secondary Metabolism
Building Blocks: Lipids, Proteins, and Carbohydrates
Glossary/Index
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