Plant Physiology: The Structure of Plants Explained

Plant Physiology: The Structure of Plants Explained

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By (author) Edwin Oxlade, Edited by Dr. Graham Lawler

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  • Publisher: STUDYMATES
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 134mm x 210mm x 12mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 31 July 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Abergele
  • ISBN 10: 1842850482
  • ISBN 13: 9781842850480
  • Sales rank: 419,655

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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.

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Author information

Edwin Oxlade BA (Oxon) DPhil CertEd has taught biology at secondary school and degree levels for more than 25 years. As well as teaching the genetics component of biology courses, he has designed and taught courses in molecular genetics for honours degree students. He was formerly Senior Lecturer in the Science Department at Stranmillis College, Belfast. He is also a UK known Plant Physiologist writer for a National Magazine.

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Table of contents

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