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Introduction to Plant Physiology

ISBN-10: 0470247665

ISBN-13: 9780470247662

Edition: 4th 2009

Authors: William G. Hopkins, Norman P. A. H�ner, Norman P. A. H�ner

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Botanists who want to gain a strong foundation in fundamental concepts of plant physiology consistently rely on Hopkins. The book provides them with accurate, modern, and streamlined content. The fourth edition has been updated to include even more modern applications and color within key images and illustrations to make the material easier to understand. A new chapter is also included that explains how to study plant physiology and a new glossary helps reinforce concepts. Botanists will discover how the concepts are supported by evidence from physiological, biochemical, biophysical, and genomic experiments.
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Book details

List price: $218.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/10/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Plant Cells and Water
Whole Plant Water Relations
Roots, Soils, and Nutrient Uptake
Plants and Inorganic Nutrients
Bioenergetics and ATP Synthesis
The Dual Role of Sunlight: Energy and Information
Energy Conservation in Photosynthesis: Harvesting Sunlight
Energy Conservation in Photosynthesis: Co 2 Assimilation
Allocation, Translocation, and Partitioning Of Photoassimilates
Cellular Respiration: Unlocking the Energy Stored In Photoassimilates
Nitrogen Assimilation
Carbon and Nitrogen Assimilation and Plant Productivity
Responses of Plants to Environmental Stress
Acclimation to Environmental Stress
Adaptations to the Environment
Development: An Overview
Growth and Development of Cells
Hormones I: Auxins
Hormones II: Gibberellins
Hormones III: Cytokinins
Hormones IV: Abscisic Acid, Ethylene, and Brassinosteroids
Photomorphogenesis: Responding To Light
Tropisms and Nastic Movements: Orienting Plants in Space
Measuring Time: Controlling Development by Photoperiod and Endogenous Clocks
Flowering and Fruit Development
Temperature: Plant Development and Distribution
Secondary Metabolism
Building Blocks: Lipids, Proteins, and Carbohydrates
Glossary/Index