Plant Physiology

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, Jan 1, 1985 - Fisiología vegetal - 540 pages
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Water, solutions, and surfaces; Plant biochemistry; Plant development; Enveronmental physiology; Prologue plant physiology and plant cells; Water, solutions; and surfaces; Diffusion and water potential; Osmosis; The photosynthesis - transpiration compromise; The ascent of sap; Mineral nutrition; Absorption of mineral salts; Transport in the phloem; Enzymes, proteins, and amino acids; Photosynthesis: chloroplasts and light; Carbon dioxide fixation and carbohydrate synthesis; Photosynthesis: environmental and agricultural aspects; Respiration; Assimilation of nitrogen and sulfur; Lipids and other natural products; Plant development; Growth and development; Hormones and growth regulators auxins and gibberellins; Hormones and growth regulators: cytokinins, ethylene, abscisic, acid, adn other compounds; Differential growth and differentiation; Photomorphogenesis; Thebiological clock; Growth responses to temperature; Photoperiodism; Topics in enverinmental physiology; Stress physiology.

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Contents

Prologue Plant Physiology and Plant Cells
1
Plant Development
251
Growth and Development
290
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Frank B. Salisbury is an American plant physiologist who served for a time as head of the Utah State University (USU) department of Plant science. He has a BS and MA from the University of Utah. He received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. He taught for eleven years as a professor at Colorado State University before joining the faculty of USU.

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