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Plant physiology.

Author: L Taiz
Publisher: Massachusetts : Sinauer Associates Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4 edView all editions and formats
Plant cells; Plant life: uniflying principles; Overview of plant structure; The cytoskeleton; Cell cycle regulation;Plasmodesmata; Energy and enzymes; Transport and translocation of water and solutes; Water and plant cells; Water structure and propérties of water; Water transport processes; Water balance of plant; Water in the soil; Water transport throught the xylem; Water movement from the feaf tio the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Taiz
ISBN: 0878938567 9780878938568
OCLC Number: 710880240
Description: 764 p. ; il.
Contents: Plant Cells - Energy and Enzymes - UNIT 1: TRANSPORT AND TRANSLOCATION OF WATER AND SOLUBLES - Water and Plant Cells - Water Balance of the Plant - Mineral Nutrition - Solute Transport - UNIT 2: BIOCHEMISTRY AND METABOLISM - Photosynthesis: The Light Reactions - Photosynthesis: Carbon Reactions - Photosynthesis: Physiological and Ecological Considerations - Translocation in the Phloem - Respiration and Lipid Metabolism - Assimilation of Mineral Nutrients - Secondary Metabolites and Plant Defence - UNIT 3: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT - Gene Expression and Signal Transduction - Cell Walls: Structure, Biogenesis, and Expansion - Growth and Development - Phytochrome and Light Control of Plant Development - Blue-Light Responses: Stomatal Movements and Morphogenesis - Auxins: The Growth Hormone - Gibberellins: Regulators of Plant Height - Cytokinins: Regulators of Cell Division and Seed Germination - Ethylene: The Gaseous Hormone - Abscisic Acid: A Seed Maturation and Stress Signal - Brassinosteroids - The Control of Flowering - Stress Physiology


Suitable for a variety of academic levels, this is a colourful textbook. It includes a chapter on Brassinosteroids.  Read more...


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