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Advanced Plant Physiology

By: Abhilash Jain
265 pages, Figs
Advanced Plant Physiology
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Plant physiology is a subdiscipline of botany concerned with the function, or physiology, of plants. Fundamental processes such as photosynthesis, respiration, plant nutrition, plant hormone functions, tropisms, nastic movements, photoperiodism, photomorphogenesis, circadian rhythms, environmental stress physiology, seed germination, dormancy and stomata function and transpiration, both part of plant water relations, are studied by plant physiologists.

This book explores the recent developments in plant physiology with regard to the demands of students and teachers in the field. Topics like metabolism, Photosynthesis, respiration, nutrition, water balance, plant growth, movements, resistance against unfavourable abiotic and biotic effects etc., are discussed.

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1. Introduction. 2. Modern trends in plant physiology. 3. Plant nutrition. 4. Physiology and plant behaviour of plants. 5. Salt stress tolerance of plants. 6. Plant response to osmotic stress. 7. Nitrogen use efficiency of plants. 8. Role of sterols in plant growth. 9. Modelling plant growth and development. 10. Water balance modelling. 11. Hormone signalling pathways. 12. Cation transport in plants. 13. Isolation of plant sperm cells. Bibliography. Index.

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By: Abhilash Jain
265 pages, Figs
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