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Water in the physiology of plants

Alden Springer Crafts

Water in the physiology of plants

by Alden Springer Crafts

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Published by Chronica Botanica Co. in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Absorption of water.,
  • Plants -- Transpiration.,
  • Plants, Motion of fluids in.,
  • Osmosis.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [209]-226.

    Statementby A. S. Crafts, H. B. Currier and C. R. Stocking.
    SeriesA New series of plant science books,, v. 21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK871 .C7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6064438M
    LC Control Number50000152
    OCLC/WorldCa3026284

    Book Description. This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. The field of plant physiology includes the study of all chemical and physical processes of plants, from the molecular-level interactions of photosynthesis and the diffusion of water, minerals, and nutrients within the plant, to the larger-scale processes of plant growth, dormancy and reproduction. In recent years, molecular biology has infiltrated into all branches of botany. This is particularly true of plant physiology. This book attempts to provide an introduction to the metabolic and developmental physiology of higher plants from a molecular biological point of view. Starting from theBrand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

    Sir Francis Bacon published one of the first plant physiology experiments in in the book, Sylva Sylvarum. Bacon grew several terrestrial plants, including a rose, in water and concluded that soil was only needed to keep the plant upright. Plant physiology encompasses the study of plant form and function. As plants evolved to life on land they were required to evolve methods to survive with the separation of CO 2 and water. Plant physiology looks at the different parts of plants and how they work, either individually or collectively.

    This latest edition of The Physiology of Flowering Plants has been completely updated to cover the explosion of interest in plant biology. A whole-plant approach has been used to produce an integrated view of plant function, covering both the fundamentals of whole plant physiology and the latest developments in molecular biology. Sperry, J. S. () Limitations on stem water transport and their consequences. In Plant Stems: Physiology and Functional Morphology, B. L. Gartner, ed. Academic Press, San Diego, pp. – Tyree, M. T., and Sperry, J. S. () Do woody plants operate near the point of catastrophic xylem dysfunction caused by water stress?


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