Introduction to plant physiology /

by Hopkins, William G.
Additional authors: Hüner, Norman P. A.
Edition statement:4th ed. Published by : John Wiley & Sons, (Hoboken, NJ :) Physical details: xviii, 503 p. : ill. (some col.) 29 cm. ISBN:9780470247662 (cloth).
Subject(s): Plant physiology.
Year: 2009
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Item type: Science General
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Includes index.

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: CO2 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.

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