Plant Physiology

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1992 - Nature - 682 pages
The text provides a broad explanation of the physiology for plants (their functions) from seed germination to vegetative growth, maturation, and flowering. It presents principles and results of previous and ongoing research throughout the world.

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materials required for study of apical dominance in plants and the procedure for studying apical dominance in a whole intact plant.

Contents

Water Solutions and Surfaces
1
5
10
17
11
Diffusion Thermodynamics
27
2
44
3
48
5
57
8
86
6
353
Gibberellins
357
2
367
Ethylene Abscisic Acid and Other
382
Ethylene a Volatile Hormone
393
Triacontanol Brassins Salicylic Acid
400
Hormones in Senescence and Abscission
406
Directional Differential Growth
416

7
93
Mineral Nutrition
116
3
121
Metal Toxicity and Resistance
126
Ion Traffic into the Root
140
Transport in the Phloem
161
Enzymes Proteins and Amino Acids
191
4
193
Chloroplasts and Light
207
3
216
Carbon Dioxide Fixation and Carbohydrate
225
Exploring the Path of Carbon
230
Formation of Sucrose Starch and Fructans
244
Environmental
249
Photosynthetic Rates Efficiencies and Crop
263
Respiration
266
Energetics of Glycolysis the Krebs Cycle
278
Assimilation of Nitrogen and Sulfur
289
Lipids and Other Natural Products
308
1
309
4
315
Phytoalexins Elicitors and Plant Disease
321
16
329
19
340
Gravitropism
424
Studying the Gravitropic Responses
434
The Discovery of Phytochrome
440
Cryptochrome the BlueUVA
447
The Role of Light in Seedling Establishment
456
21
462
Circadian Rhythms
468
Basic Concepts and Terminology
474
PhotoperiodRhythm Interactions
480
Vernalization
488
Seed Dormancy
495
Thermoperiodism
502
Photoperiod During a Plants Life Cycle
508
Ripeness to Respond Competence
514
Physiologist
531
25
551
APPENDICES
601
Some Definitions
607
Mechanisms of Absorption and Emission
613
References
620
Index of Species and Subjects
658
Author Index
674
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