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Integrative Plant Anatomy

ISBN-10: 0122151704
ISBN-13: 9780122151705
Edition: 2000
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List price: $122.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 3/10/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 533
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

This textbook presents the basic concepts and terminology of plant anatomy with a special emphasis on its significance and applications to other other disciplines.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Anatomical Foundation of the Plant Body: An Overview
Plant Growth, Development, and Cellular Organization
Plant Growth
Meristem Function
Cell Differentiation
Terms Used in the Description of Plant Cells
Embryology
The Plant Cell
The Cell Wall
The Cell Plate and Middle Lamella
The Primary Wall
Plasmodesmata
The Secondary Wall
Warty Layer
Wall Pits
Cell Membranes
Cytoplasmic Organelles
Vacuome
Starch
Nucleus
Nonprotoplasmic Mineral Desposition
Summary
Additional Reading
Origin and Structure of the Primary Plant Body
Structure and Function of the Angiosperm Vegetative Shoot Apex
Shoot Apex Organization
Chimeras
Structure and Function of the Root Apex
Differentiation of Primary Tissues
Leaf Initiation and Development
Classification of Tissues
Dermal Tissue System
Cuticle and Epicuticular Waxes
Specialized Epidermal Cells
Fundamental Tissue System
Parenchyma
Collenchyma
Sclerenchyma
Sclereids
Fibers
Laticiferous Tissue System
Vascular Tissue Systems
Xylem
Tracheids
Vessel Elements
Primary Xylem Tracheary Elements
Phloem
Sieve Tube Elements
Companion Cells
Sieve Cells
Differentiation of Primary Vascular Tissues
Primary Xylem Differentiation
Cytodifferentiation of Tracheary Cells
Primary Phloem Differentiation
Vascular Differentiation in Leaves
Summary
Additional Reading
Tissue Organization in Stems, Leaves, and Roots
Stems
Vascular Bundles
Stem Structure
Leaves
Lamina Structure
Leaf Venation
Gymnosperm Leaves
Roots
Origin of Lateral Roots
Mycorrhizae
Root and Bacteria Interactions
Summary
Additional Reading
Origin and Structure of the Secondary Plant Body
Vascular Cambium Formation
Structure and Function of the Vascular Cambium
Cell Division in the Cambium
Anomalous Secondary Growth
Secondary Xylem (Wood)
Secondary Phloem
Structure and Function of the Cork Cambium and Periderm
Secondary Growth in Monocotyledons
Periderm Formation in Monocotyledons
Summary
Additional Reading
Evolutionary, Physiological, and Ecological Plant Anatomy
Evolution and Systematics
Systematic Plant Anatomy
Variation in Anatomical Characters
Xylem Evolution
Use of Wood Anatomy in Systematics
Nodal Anatomy
Foliar Epidermis
Trichomes
Mineral Inclusions
Ultrastructure
Phylogenetic Systematics
Summary
Additional Reading
Macromorphology
Floral Morphology and Anatomy
Homology of Floral Appendages
Conservative and Vestigial Vascular Bundles
Nectaries of Salix
Pseudomonomerous Gynoecia
Inverted Vascular Bundles
The Inferior Ovary
Leaves and Stipules
Two-Bundled Structures in Monocotyledons
Summary
Additional Reading
Structure and Function
Vascular Tissues
Phloem Structure and Translocation
Minor Leaf Veins and Phloem Loading and Unloading
Kranz Anatomy and Photosynthesis
Xylem Structure and Water Movement
Water Conductance
Hydraulic Segmentation and Safety
Water Flow
Anatomical Responses to Mineral Deficiency
Summary
Additional Reading
Ecological Anatomy
Habitat and Plant Structure
Ecological Leaf Anatomy
Sun and Shade Leaves
Xeromorphic Leaves
Ericoid Leaves
Sclerophyllous Leaves
Succulent Leaves
Poikilohydric Plants
Halophytic Leaves
Alpine Plants
Epiphytic Plants
Hydromorphic Leaves
Ecological Wood Anatomy
Growth Rings
Hydraulic Architecture
Adaptive Radiation in Dilleniaceae
Roots
Xeromorphic Roots
Hydromorphic Roots
Flooded and Drought-Stressed Roots
Aerial Roots
Frost Hardiness
Anatomy and Pollution
Anatomy and Plant Resistance
Effects of Pollution on Wood
Gaseous Air Pollutants
Ozone Injury to Plants
Acid Rain
Carbon Dioxide
Ionizing Radiation
Ultraviolet B Radiation
Insecticides and Herbicides
Summary
Additional Reading
Economic and Applied Plant Anatomy
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Molecular Genetic Analysis
Anatomy as an Indicator of Hybridization
Gene Expression and Anatomical Traits
The Wilted Gene
Trichome Development
Corn Leaf Development
Cell Wall Genes
Floral Development
Anatomy, Heredity, and Plant Breeding
Wood Quality
Summary
Additional Reading
Defense Mechanisms and Structural Responses of Plants to Diseases, Pests, and Mechanical Injury
The Nature of Plant Defenses
Responses of Plants to Wounding and Invasion by Microorganisms
Abscission
Tissue Regeneration
Grafting
Cytological Reactions to Invasion by Parasites
Structural Bases of Resistance
Trichomes
Laticifers
Dutch Elm Disease and Tyloses
Heartwood
Structural Aspects of Virus Movement in Plants
Summary
Additional Reading
Herbs, Spices, and Drugs
Classification of Secretory Structures
External Secretory Structures
Internal Secretory Structures
Anatomy of Secretory Structures
Secretory Cells and Cavities
Anatomical and Pharmacognostic Studies on Herb, Spice, and Drug Plants
Cinnamon
Ginger
Peppermint
Cinchona
Cascara Sagrada
Nirbisi
Summary
Additional Reading
Fibers, Fiber Products, and Forage Fiber
Extraxylary Fibers
Xylary Fibers and Paper Manufacture
Reaction Wood
Compression Wood
Tension Wood and Gelatinous Fibers
Forage "Fiber" and Animal Nutrition
Grass Leaf Digestion
Legume Digestion
Summary
Additional Reading
Forensic Science and Animal Food Habits
Plant Anatomy as Forensic Evidence
Plant Cell Identification
Application of Anatomical Evidence in Criminal and Civil Law
Animal Food Habits
Summary
Additional Reading
Archaeology, Anthropology, and Climatology
Wood Anatomy and the Environment
Dendrochronology
Methods of Dendrochronology
Dendrochronology Case Studies
Dendroclimatology
Tree Rings and Other Environmental Factors
Diets and Artifacts of Prehistoric Peoples
Summary
Additional Reading
Properties and Utilization of Wood
Features and Appearance of Sawed or Split Lumber
Physical Properties of Wood
Specific Gravity and Density
Wood and Water
Permeability
Sapwood and Heartwood
Mechanical Properties of Wood
Stiffness and Strength
Hardness and Toughness
Application of Wood Anatomy to the Field of Biomedical Research
Summary
Additional Reading
The Arts and Antiques
Identification and Deterioration of Plant Tissues and Cells Used in Object Construction
Deterioration
Dendrochronological Dating
Green-Stained Wood
Identification of Antique Upholstery Filling and Wooden Furniture
Antique Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments and Wood Technical Properties
Stringed Instruments
Wind Instruments
Summary
Additional Reading
General Anatomical References
Plant Anatomy and the World Wide Web
Glossary
Index

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