Stomata

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Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 6, 2012 - Science - 375 pages
The second edition of this popular work provides a comprehensive account of all aspects of stomatal biology. The substantially revised text is thoroughly up to date and well illustrated with numerous line illustrations, photographs and comprehensive tables. The theory of gaseous diffusion through stomata is reviewed in a new chapter and sections on signal perception and transduction, guard cell ionic relations and guard cell metabolism have been added. A concluding chapter reviews the genetics and molecular biology of stomata. This work provides a comprehensive reference text which will appeal to advanced students, post-graduates and lecturers in plant physiology.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The distribution of stomata
12
The structure and development of stomata
36
The mechanics of stomatal movements
92
tonoplast of guard cells during stomatal movements
103
The theory of gas diffusion through stomata
110
Stomatal responses to environmental factors
126
The influence of hormones and other naturally occurring
192
Phytoalexins
215
Ionic relations of stomatal movement and signal
228
The metabolism of guard cells
310
Recent developments and future research
354
Index 367
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