Physiology of Woody Plants - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780124241626, 9780080538976

Physiology of Woody Plants

2nd Edition

Authors: Theodore Kozlowski Stephen Pallardy
eBook ISBN: 9780080538976
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th October 1996
Page Count: 411
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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

  • 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:
© Academic Press 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080538976

About the Author

Theodore Kozlowski

Affiliations and Expertise

College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Stephen Pallardy

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri, Columbia, U.S.A.

Reviews

"...the book is an excellent review on what has been done in this field and a valuable source of knowledge for researchers, agronomists and foresters. The illustration of the book is adequately done by monochrome pictures especially in the structure related chapters and by diagrams redrawn from original papers with uniform labeling." --Wolfgang Ruhle, JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY