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Structure and Function of Plants

ISBN: 978-0-8138-2718-6
304 pages
February 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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Plant anatomy and physiology and a broad understanding of basic plant processes are of primary importance to a basic understanding of plant science. These areas serve as the first important building blocks in a variety of fields of study, including botany, plant biology, and horticulture. Structure and Function of Plants will serve as a text aimed at undergraduates in the plant sciences that will provide an accurate overview of complex plant processes as well as details essential to a basic understanding of plant anatomy and physiology. Presented in an engaging style with full-color illustrations, Structure and Function of Plants will appeal to undergraduates, faculty, extension faculty, and members of Master Gardener programs.
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Chapter 1. The Plant Cell.

Chapter 2. Plant Meristems and Tissues.

Chapter 3. Plant Roots.

Chapter 4. Plant Stems.

Chapter 5. Plant Leaves and Translocation.

Chapter 6. Reproduction in Flowering Plants.

Chapter 7. Plant Nutrition.

Chapter 8. Plant Water Relations.

Chapter 9. Macromolecules and Enzyme Activity.

Chapter 10. Photosynthesis.

Chapter 11. Respiration.

Chapter 12. Environmental Regulation of Plant Development.

Chapter 13. Hormonal Regulation of Plant Development.

Chapter 14. Secondary Plant Products.

Glossary.

Reference Section

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Jennifer W. MacAdam, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor specializing in the area of Plant Physiology in the Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate at Utah State University.
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  • Provides an accurate overview of complicated plant processes
  • Explains details essential to a basic understanding of plant anatomy and physiology
  • Full-color illustrations throughout
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“The book is clearly written, up-to-date, extensively illustrated (frequently in color), and includes selected references and a glossary.” (CHOICE, October 2009)

"You will find much of value here." (Annals of Botany, September 2009)

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