Plant Physiology:: The Structure of Plants Explained

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Plant Physiology:: The Structure of Plants Explained Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: GLMP Ltd
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Pages: 156 Illustrations and other contents: 38 Illustrations, unspecified Language: English ISBN: 9781842855515 Categories: ,

Plant physiology – the structure of plants- is often perceived as complex and difficult. Yet it need not be. In this comprehensive yet concise guide, we tackle topics in straightforward bite-sized chunks, consolidating each one before moving on to the next. This will save you valuable revision time by helping you to learn more easily and quickly and tackle coursework and examinations with greater confidence. There are ‘tutorials’ at the end of each chapter to help you improve your learning with practice questions, discussion points, practical assignments and study and revision tips. It is complete with a glossary, a guide to web sites for biology students and a detailed index. This new edition of this book has been specially written for students wanting a clear and concise introduction to this fast-developing field, whether for A and AS Level core and modular courses in Biology, Human Biology and Social Biology, or for first year degree courses in life sciences. It will also be of interest to agriculture and horticulture students and medical and microbiology students. This book explains: water uptake, photosynthesis, respiration, Enzymes and metabolism control, solute transport , plant movements. 1 Water 2 Photosynthesis 3 Respiration 4 ENZYMES AND THE CONTROL OF METABOLISM. 5 MINERAL NUTRITION. 6 Solute transport 7 Plant Movements 8 PLANT GROWTH SUBSTANCES. 9 PHOTOMORPHOGENESIS, PHYTOCHROME AND PHOTOPERIODISM. 10 CORRELATIONS 11 SEED GERMINATION 1 12 SEED GERMINATION 2 Conditions for germination Written for students going for post 16 Level core and modular courses in Biology, Human Biology and Social Biology, or for first year degree courses in life sciences this book explains plant physiology. It covers topics such as water uptake, photosynthesis, respiration, Enzymes and metabolism control, solute transport, and plant movements.

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Author Biography

Dr Edwin Oxlade is a biologist and a well known plant journalist. He lives in Northern Ireland.