Handbook of Photosynthesis, Second Edition

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Mohammad Pessarakli
CRC Press, Sep 9, 1996 - Science - 1056 pages
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"Details all of the photosynthetic factors and processes under both normal and stressful conditions--covering lower and higher plants as well as related biochemistry and plant molecular biology. Contains authoritative contributions from over 125 experts in the field from 28 countries, and includes almost 500 drawings, photographs, micrographs, tables, and equations--reinforcing and clarifying important text material."
 

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Contents

Principles of Photosynthesis
1
Biochemistry of Photosynthesis
49
Problems and Precautions
151
The Role of Phosphorus in Photosynthesis
173
Structures and Functions
195
The Structure and Function of Photosystem II
231
Covalent Modification of Photosystem II Reaction Center Polypeptides
241
State 1 and 2 Transitions
257
Photosynthesis in Higher Plants
525
Carotenoids in Higher Plant Photosynthesis
575
Methods for Carotenoid Analysis
597
Photosynthesis in Different Plant Parts
623
Photosynthesis and PlantCrop Productivity and Photosynthetic Products
661
Relationship of the Monovinyl Protochlorophyllide a Content to Plant Yield
671
Photosynthate Formation and Partitioning in Crop Plants
681
Photosynthesis and Plant Genetics
751

Glyoxylate Metabolism During PhotorespirationA Cytosol Connection
269
Structure Properties and Assembly of Rubisco
281
Rubisco and the Chaperonins
295
Supramolecular Organization of WaterSoluble Photosynthetic Enzymes in Chloroplasts
305
DNA and Gene Expression in Photosynthetic Plastids Chloroplasts
331
DNA and Gene Expression in Nonphotosynthetic Plastids
349
Use of Antisense RN A Technology to Dissect Photosynthesis
357
Light Activation of Photosynthetic Enzymes
367
LightDependent Control of Photorespiratory Gene Expression
381
Regulation by Light and Hormones
391
Atmospheric and Environmental Factors Affecting Photosynthesis
407
Midday Depression of Photosynthesis
451
Photosynthetic Pathways in Various Crop Plants
461
Photosynthesis in Lower and Monocellular Plants
505
Isolation and Characterization of Soluble ElectronTransfer Proteins of Cyanobacteria
513
An Exponential Model
803
Photosynthesis and Its Relationship with Other Plant Physiological Processes
811
Spatial and Temporal Relationships Between Respiration and Photosynthesis
819
Photosynthesis and Carbohydrate Formation
837
Mutual Influence and Coregulation of Floral Initiation and Carbohydrate Metabolism
845
Photosynthesis Under Environmental Stress Conditions
859
Photosynthetic Carbon Metabolism of Crops Under Salt Stress
887
Photosynthesis in Highly SaltTolerant Plants
897
Free Radical Production in Photosynthesis Under Stress Conditions
911
Adverse Effects of UVB Light on the Structure and Function of
931
Photosynthesis Under Nutrient Deficiency
951
Photosynthesis in the Past Present and Future
977
Index
987
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