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Plant physiology

Author: Lincoln Taiz; Eduardo Zeiger
Publisher: Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th ed., International edView all editions and formats
This fifth edition provides the basics for introductory courses on plant physiology without sacrificing the more challenging material sought by upper division and graduate level students. Many new or revised figures and photographs, study questions and a glossary of key terms have been added.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lincoln Taiz; Eduardo Zeiger
ISBN: 9780878935659 0878935657 9780878938667 0878938664
OCLC Number: 823105844
Notes: Previous edition: New York: W.H. Freeman, 2006.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Plant cells --
Genome structure and gene expression --
Water and plant cells --
Water balance of plants --
Mineral nutrition --
Solute transport --
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 defense --
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 --
Auxin : the growth hormone --
Gibberellins : regulators of plant height --
Cytokinins : regulators of cell division --
Ethylene : the gaseous hormone --
Abscisic acid : a seed maturation and stress-response signal --
Brassinosteroids --
The control of flowering --
Stress physiology.
Responsibility: Lincoln Taiz, Eduardo Zeiger.


The fifth edition sets the standard for textbooks in the field, making plant physiology accessible to virtually every student. Taiz and Zeiger collaborate with a stellar group of contributing plant  Read more...


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