Environmental Physiology of Plants, Second Edition (Experimental Botany Monographs)

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9780122577642: Environmental Physiology of Plants, Second Edition (Experimental Botany Monographs)

Already a widely acknowledged and successful work, this Second Edition has been extensively revised to reflect the vast amount of new literature in the field of plant physiology. The text deals with plant physiological responses to the environment, focusing on the boundary between physiology and ecology, and the treatment is largely based on North American and European examples with reference to the tropics when necessary.

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Alastair Fitter, University of York, U.K.
Robert K.M. Hay, Scottish Agricultural Science Agency, Edinburgh, Scotland

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"...this is a very fine introduction to the field. The chapters are well-organized and full of pertinent examples and references to the primary literature, and the writing is clear and lucid throughout. ...appropriate for an audience of capable, advanced undergraduates or beginning graduate students, to plant biologists from other disciplines looking for a brief introduction to or refresher on general plant ecological physiology." --Daniel Taub, Southwest University for PLANT SCIENCE BULLETIN, 2002

"The second edition remained the foremost compact text relevant to this topic throughout the 1990s, and consequently the new edition is likely to receive a warm welcome. ...this book is authoritative, and within the topics covered it is as comprehensive as can be expected within a single volume. ...This is a book that can be strongly recommended both to those already well acquainted with the earlier editions, and also to those molecular biologists who are seeking a compact introduction to whole-plant physiology and to ecological perspectives. It can be very strongly endorsed for students taking advanced undergraduate or post-graduate courses." --T.A. Mansfield, ANNALS OF BOTANY, 2002

"...an essential and valuable guide book for environmental plant physiology. ...The book can be warmly recommended to students of botany, plant biology, agronomy and crop science and especially to the modern plant molecular biologists in order to learn and understand how whole plants work." --Harmut Lichtenthaler, JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 2002

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