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Plant physiology

Author: Lincoln Taiz; Eduardo Zeiger
Publisher: Redwood City, Calif. : Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., ©1991.
Series: Benjamin/Cummings series in the life sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the past decade the biological sciences have experienced a period of unprecedented progress, and nowhere is the excitement of this new era more apparent than in the field of plant physiology. Innovations such as the patch clamp are unlocking the mysteries of membrane transport. Recombinant DNA techniques are providing new tools for understanding how light and hormones regulate gene expression and development.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taiz, Lincoln.
Plant physiology.
Redwood City, Calif. : Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., ©1991
(OCoLC)647479462
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lincoln Taiz; Eduardo Zeiger
ISBN: 080530245X 9780805302455
OCLC Number: 22911434
Description: xxxii, 559 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Plant and cell architecture --
Energy, enzymes, and gene expression --
Water and plant cells --
Water balance of the plant --
Mineral nutrition --
Solute transport --
Phloem translocation --
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 --
The cellular basis of growth and morphogenesis --
Auxins: growth and tropisms --
Gibberellins --
Cytokinins --
Ethylene and abscisic acid --
Phytochrome and photomorphogenesis --
The control of flowering.
Series Title: Benjamin/Cummings series in the life sciences.
Responsibility: Lincoln Taiz, Eduardo Zeiger.

Abstract:

During the past decade the biological sciences have experienced a period of unprecedented progress, and nowhere is the excitement of this new era more apparent than in the field of plant physiology. Innovations such as the patch clamp are unlocking the mysteries of membrane transport. Recombinant DNA techniques are providing new tools for understanding how light and hormones regulate gene expression and development.

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