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The Physiology of Flowering Plants

4th Edition

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  • Date Published: April 2005
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521664851

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  • This latest edition of The Physiology of Flowering Plants has been completely updated to cover the explosion of interest in plant biology. A whole-plant approach has been used to produce an integrated view of plant function, covering both the fundamentals of whole plant physiology and the latest developments in molecular biology. New developments in molecular techniques are explained within practical applications such as genetically modified plants. The book further examines: • photosynthesis, respiration, plant growth and development • nutrition, water relations, photomorphogenesis and stress physiology • function, with particular attention to adaptations to different habitats. Each chapter is fully referenced with suggestions for complementary reading including references to original research papers. The Physiology of Flowering Plants is an ideal textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in plant biology.

    • Whole-plant approach
    • Covers the very latest developments in plant biology
    • Covers adaptations of plants to their environments
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    'The intention was to provide an up-to-date text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of plant physiology, and that is exactly how it reads.' Journal of Biological Education

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    • Edition: 4th Edition
    • Date Published: April 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521664851
    • length: 404 pages
    • dimensions: 247 x 187 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.72kg
    • contains: 168 b/w illus. 24 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    Part I. Nutrition and Transport:
    2. Flow of energy and carbon through the plant: photosynthesis and respiration
    3. Water relations
    4. Mineral nutrition
    5. Translocation of organic compounds
    Part II. Growth and Development:
    6. Growth as a quantitative process
    7. Plant growth hormones
    8. Cell growth and differentiation
    9. Vegetative development
    10. Photomorphogenesis
    11. Reproductive development
    12. Growth movements
    13. Resistance to stress
    Appendix.

  • Authors

    Helgi Öpik, University of Wales, Swansea
    Dr Öpik was Senior Lecturer in the Department of Botany at the University of Wales, Swansea until her retirement. Throughout her career she has taught Plant Physiology at all undergraduate levels, and since retirement lectures in Plant Physiology for adult education. Her research interests have included plant respiration and ultrastructure, always aiming at integration of structure and physiological function.

    Stephen A. Rolfe, University of Sheffield
    Dr Rolfe was awarded a European Molecular Biology Fellowship and undertook postdoctoral research on the phytochrome regulation of gene expression at the University of California, Los Angeles. He took up a post at the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield in 1991. His research interests include the study of photosynthesis and primary plant metabolism with a special interest in non-invasive imaging techniques.

    Consultant Editor

    Arthur J. Willis, University of Sheffield

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