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Fundamentals of Plant Physiology | Dr VK Jain - S.CHAND

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ISBN : 9789352533343
Pages : 736
Binding : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : S. Chand
Size : 6.75 x 9.5
Weight : 0.52 kg
Year : 2017

About the Book-

In this 19th edition, the book continues to provide a comprehensive coverage on the basic principles of plant physiology.  It focuses on the concepts of plant physiological form & functions as well as processes in crop production.  Besides fulfilling the needs of undergraduate students, this book will be useful to postgraduate students and also to those students appearing in various competitive examinations.

Salient Features-

• Inclusion of new topics such as passage cells in root epidermis, composition of casparian strips, toxicity of micronutrients and new variant of hydroponic system
• An appendix listing the contributions of 70 Nobel Laureates in the field 
• Over 700 discussion questions & about 1000 objective questions provided to enhance and strengthen learning of the students

Table of Content-

  1. The Plant Cell
  2. Water, Solutions, Suspensions and Colloidal Systems
  3. Diffusion, Osmosis and Imbibition
  4. Absorption of Water
  5. Transpiration and Guttation
  6. Ascent of Sap
  7. Absorption of Mineral Salts
  8. Mineral Nutrition of Plants
  9. Nitrogen and Sulfur Metabolism
  10. Enzymes
  11. Photosynthesis
  12. Special Methods of Nutrition
  13. Carbohydrate Metabolism
  14. Lipid (Fat) Metabolism
  15. Translocation of Organic Solutes
  16. Respiration
  17. Growth and Growth Hormones
  18. Photoperiodism
  19. Vernalization
  20. Germination and Dormancy of Seeds and Buds
  21. Plant Movements
  22. Circadian Rhythms in Plants
  23. Stress Physiology
  24. Secondary Metabolites
  25. Photomorphogenesis
  26. Bioenergetics
  27. Appendices
  28. Bibliography
  29. Glossary

About Publisher-

S. Chand Group is one of India’s leading publishing companies. They are in the market for more than seventy years. They develop and publish quality books for students from primary level classes to higher academic levels, including engineering, commerce, management, basic sciences and other courses. It is the first Indian publishing company to be ISO 9001:2008 certified. S. Chand Group is one of the few publishing houses in India with an in-house integrated publishing solution and with a massive distribution network of twenty four locations throughout the country. Their books conform to various syllabus patterns of different education boards and universities.

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