Plant physiology

Front Cover
Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., 1991 - Science - 559 pages
1 Review
Overview of essential concepts. Plant and cell architecture. Energy, enzymes, and gene expression. Transport and translocation of water and solutes. Water and plant cells. Water balance of the plant. Mineral nutrition. Solute transport. Phloem translocation. Biochemistry and metabolism. Photosynthesis: the light reactions. Photosynthesis: carbon metabolism. Photosynthesis: physiological and ecological considerations. Respiration and lipid metabolism. Assimilation of mineral nutrients. Surface protection and secondary defense compounds. Stress physiology. Growth and development. The cellular basis of growth and morphogenesis. Auxins: growth and tropisms. Gibberellins. Cytokinins. Ethylene and abscisic acid. Photomorphonesis. The control of flowering.

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

I am thankful to you to provide this book

fast service great deal and great product

User Review  - huxsterkate - Overstock.com

The book arrived at my address within a few days the price was the best on the market and the product is brand new. Read full review

Contents

Plant and Cell Architecture
3
Secondary Walls Differ in Their Composition and Mechanical Properties from
23
Enzymes Lower the Free Energy Barrier Between Substrates and Products
43
TRANSPORT AND TRANSLOCATION
59
Water Balance of the Plant
81
Mineral Nutrition
100
Solute Transport
120
Phloem Translocation
145
Flavonoids Are Thought to Serve as Defenses and UV Protectants as Well
335
Stress Physiology
346
The Cellular Basis of Growth
373
Microtubule Orientation Mirrors the Orientation of Newly Deposited Cellulose
382
Growth and Tropisms
398
Physiological Effects of Auxin
407
of a Horizontal Root
414
Gibberellins
426

The Light Reactions
179
Series
190
Carbon Metabolism
219
Physiological and Ecological
249
Carbon Dioxide and Photosynthesis in Leaves
256
Respiration and Lipid Metabolism
265
Cell Organelles
286
Assimilation of Mineral Nutrients
292
Infection of Legume Roots by Rhizobium Is Facilitated by the Formation of
298
Surface Protection and Secondary Defense
318
Gibberellins
435
Cytokinins
452
ESSAY
454
Ethylene and Abscisic Acid
473
Phytochrome and Photomorphogenesis
490
The Control of Flowering
513
ESSAY Gene Expression During Flower Development
530
SUBJECT INDEX
539
Copyright

Other editions - View all

About the author (1991)

Lincoln Taiz und Eduardo Zeiger haben dieses von einem Autorenteam verfasste Buch auch in der vierten Auflage so bearbeitet, dass es wie aus einem Guss erscheint. Lincoln Taiz ist Professor fA1/4r Biologie an der University of California in Santa Cruz. Eduardo Zeiger ist Professor fA1/4r Biologie an der University of California in Los Angeles.

Lincoln Taiz und Eduardo Zeiger haben dieses von einem Autorenteam verfasste Buch auch in der vierten Auflage so bearbeitet, dass es wie aus einem Guss erscheint. Lincoln Taiz ist Professor f??r Biologie an der University of California in Santa Cruz. Eduardo Zeiger ist Professor f??r Biologie an der University of California in Los Angeles.

Bibliographic information