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The Plant Sciences, Volume 6: Physiology and Function


Series: The Plant Sciences Volume: 6

By: Stephan Clemens(Editor)

400 pages, 450 colour illustrations


Hardback | Mar 2017 | #209808 | ISBN-13: 9781461474975
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About this book

The aim of this project is to produce a the world's most comprehensive reference in plant sciences. The Plant Sciences will be published both in print and online; the online text will be regularly updated to enable Physiology and Function to remain a useful authoritative resource for decades to come. The aim is to provide a sustainable superstructure on which can be built further volumes as plant science evolves. The first edition will contain ten volumes, with approximately 20-30 chapters per volume. The target audience for the initial ten volumes will be upper-division undergraduates, as well as graduate students and practitioners looking for an entry into a particular topic. The Encyclopedia will provide both background and essential information in plant biology. Topics will include plant genetics, genomics, biochemistry, natural products, proteins, cell biology, development, reproduction, physiology, ecology, evolution, systematics, biodiversity, and applications, including crop improvement and non-food applications.


- Water
- Solute transport
- Stomata
- Plasmodesmata and phloem transport and function
- Signal transduction and control of transport processes
- Plant nutrition
- Senescence
- Responses to abiotic stresses
- Responses to biotic stresses
- Networks and systems analysis
- Whole plant physiology / organismic biology

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