Description

This completely revised classic volume is an up-to-date synthesis of the intensive research devoted to woody plants. Intended primarily as a text for students and a reference for researchers, this interdisciplinary book should be useful to a broad range of scientists from agroforesters, agronomists, and arborists to plant pathologists, ecophysiologists, and soil scientists. Anyone interested in plant physiology will find this text invaluable.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Includes supplementary chapter summaries and lists of general references * Provides a solid foundation of reference information * Thoroughly updated classic text/reference

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Woody Plant Body. Vegetative Growth. Reproductive Growth. Photosynthesis. Enzymes. Energetics, And Respiration. Carbohydrates. Lipids, Terpenes, And Related Substances. Nitrogen Metabolism. Mineral Nutrition. Absorption of Water and Ascent of Sap. Transpiration and Plant Water Balance. Plant Hormones and Other Growth Regulators. Chapter Summaries. General References. Scientific Name Index. Bibliography. Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
411
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780080538976
Print ISBN:
9780124241626

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