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A Textbook Of Plant Physiology Biochemistry And Biotechnology

Author : S. K. Verma
ISBN : 812190627X
Genre : Biochemistry
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Author : Ami Ben-Amotz
ISBN : 084936647X
Genre : Science
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This book provides a comprehensive review of the unicellular green alga Dunaliella, emphasizing the basic biological approach and examining a number of significant topics from which the most intensive Dunaliella research areas have been developed over the last 25 years. These topics include the mechanism of osmoregulation in Dunaliella, ion transport, ß-carotene production, acidophilism in Dunaliella, and biotechnology of Dunaliella. Dunaliella: Physiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology will interest plant phyiologists, phycologists, physiologists, and biotechnologists.

Plant Physiology At A Glance

Author : B Santhosh
Genre : Education
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This book provides basic and quick information about various important concepts in plant and crop physiology. It would help the post graduate and undergraduate students best. Can act as ready reckoner of basic plant physiology for various competitive examinations.

Physiology And Biochemistry Of Plant Cell Walls

Author : Christopher T. Brett
ISBN : 0412580608
Genre : Science
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The plant cell wall plays a vital role in almost every aspect of plant physiology. New techniques in spectroscopy, biophysics and molecular biology have revealed the extraordinary complexity of its molecular architecture and just how important this structure is in the control of plant growth and development. The Second Edition of this accessible and integrated textbook has been revised and updated throughout. As well as focusing on the structure and function of plant cell walls the book also looks at the applications of this research. It discusses how plant cell walls can be exploited by the biotechnology industry and some of the main challenges for future research. Key topics include: architecture and skeletal functions of the wall; cell-wall formation; control of cell growth; role in intracellular transport; interactions with other organisms; cell-wall degradation; biotechnological applications of cell-walls; role in diet and health. This textbook provides a clear, well illustrated introduction to the physiology and biochemistry of plant cell walls which will be invaluable to upper level undergraduate and post graduate students of plant physiology, plant pathology, plant biotechnology and biochemistry.

Advances In Plant Physiology

Author : A. Hemantaranjan
ISBN : 8172333552
Genre : Plant physiology
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Researches have made tremendous progress in the area of Plant Physiology, greatly increasing our understanding of living processes, necessary for biotechnological research. Different volumes of the treatise ``Advances in Plant Physiology'' covers the entire spectrum of Plant Physiology including the Plant Molecular Biology in order to encourage meaningful research in the coming twenty-first century. The true endeavor in this direction is the result of comprehensive, authoritative and timely publication of this valuable treatise, provides the reader with the most recent information, views and references focused on individual topics through a rich collection of reviews contributed by pioneer workers and of those actively engaged in the studies of various specific areas in different parts of the world with extensive experience, established record of eminence and noted authorities. In fact, this treatise is a treasure for interdisciplinary exchange of information and the approach to topic ranges from theoretical to applied molecular to organismic and single to multivariable systems.(/br)(/br)Apart from fulfilling the need of this treatise for research teams and scientists actively working in the areas of plant physiology biochemistry and plant molecular biology in universities institutes and research laboratories throughout the world, it would be extremely a useful book and a voluminous reference material for acquiring advanced knowledge by students in response to innovative courses in Plant Physiology, Plant Biochemistry, Agronomy, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Genetic Engineering, Microbiology, Plant Biotechnology and Botany. Over eighteen (18) chapters of Vol. 1 extensively elucidate the needful topics of Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Plant Cell and Tissue Culture, Plant Metabolism , certain rare Techniques in Plant Physiology, Herbicides Physiology, Plant Growth Regulators, Physiology of Rooting, Tree Physiology, Stress Physiology (in part) and Growth and Development Hopefully, Vol. II will comprise other important topics.Volume I.The volume I, provides to the reader with the most recent information, views and references focused on individual topics through a rich collection of reviews contributed by pioneer workers, actively engaged in the study of plant physiology in different parts of the world. In fact this treatise is a treasure for interdisciplinary exchange of information and the approach to topic ranges from theoretical to applied, molecular to organismic and single to multivariable systems. Over eighteen chapters, extensively elucidate the needful topics of Biological nitrogen - fixation, plant cell and tissue culture, plant metabolism, certain rare techniques in plant physiology : Herbicide physiology, plant growth regulators, physiology of rooting, tree physiology, stress physiology and growth and development.Contents:I. BIOLOGICAL NITROGEN FIXATION1. Nitrogen fixation in leguminous crops under saline conditions and the manoeuvrability of their response through plant growth regulators - Neera Garg and I.S. Dua2. Biological nitrogen fixation in non-legumes : Cereals - J.D.S. Panwar and R. ElanchezhianII. PLANT CELL AND TISSUE CULTURE3. Plant tissue culture : Current trends and future prospects - Minal Mhatre and P.S. Rao4. Selection of mutants using plant cell and tissue culture - P. Suprasanna and P.S. RaoIII. PLANT METABOLISM5. Leaf Senescence : Physiological and biochemical aspects - A. Hemantaranjan , O.K.Garg and D.N. Tyagi6. Signaling molecules in plant metabolism - S. Naresh KumarIV. HERBICIDE PHYSIOLOGY IN RELATION TO NITROGEN FIXATION7. Physiological responses of genetically improved nitrogen- fixing cyanobacteria to agro-chemicalization in relation to paddy culture : Prospect as a source material for engineering herbicide sensitivity and resistance in plants - A. VaishampayanV. PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS 8. Physiology of grain growth in aestivum wheats with special reference to the role played by plant growth regulating substances in modulating the sink efficiency - I.S. Dua, Bhupinder Singh and K.K. Dhir9. Salicylic acid : a new PGR in signal transduction - H.S. Gehlot, Sanjay Purohit, K.K. Bora and S.P. Bohra10. Triazoles : A new group of promising synthetic plant growth regulators - R.P. Raghav and Nisha RaghavVI. PHYSIOLOGY OF ROOTING11. Physiology of rooting : Effect of some metabolic inhibitors on the rooting response of hypocotyl cuttings of Phaseolus mungo and associated biochemical changes - I.S. Dua, Manjit Singh, Neera Garg and K.K. DhirVII. TREE PHYSIOLOGY12. Role of net carbon balance in flowering and yield of fruit trees - K.S. Shivankara and C.K. MathaiVIII. STRESS PHYSIOLOGY13. Relationship between water stress and abundance of Phytophagous insects - C.P. Srivastava and R.M. Singh 14. Influence of salinity stress on crop plants - J.P. SrivastavaIX. GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT15. Physiology of fruit ripening - U.S. Prasad16. Physiology of seed and bud dormancy - R. PanneerselvamX. TECHNIQUES IN PLANT PHYSIOLOGY17.Analytical improvements in the vibrational spectroscopy for the study of biological systems - A. Javier Aller18. Looking into the major achievements in the analytical electrothermal atomic spectrometric techniques - A. Javier Aller

Introduction To Plant Physiology

Author : William G. Hopkins
ISBN : 0471389153
Genre : Nature
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Information on chemical background, the cell, plant growth regulators and biochemistry have been integrated into the text where relevant, instead of chapters formally addressing this material. * Emphasis is placed on underlying principles, rather than encyclopedic details. * Epistemology, the how-we-know-what-we-know of plant physiology is also emphasized. * Provides a good balance between traditional plant physiology and modern topics such as photo synthesis, plant biotechnology, and environmental physiology.

Encyclopedia Of Applied Plant Sciences

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ISBN : 0080917909
Genre : Nature
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A multi-faceted reference work, the Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences addresses the core knowledge, theories, and techniques employed by plant scientists, while also concentrating on applications of these in research and in industry. Plants influence all our lives as sources of sustenance, fuel and building materials. The Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences is a comprehensive yet succinct publication that covers the application of current advances in the biological sciences, through which scientists can now better produce sustainable, safe food, feed and food ingredients, and renewable raw materials for industry and society. This three-volume set also covers the concerns over continuing advances in the application of knowledge in the areas of ecology and plant pathology, genetics, physiology, biochemistry and biotechnology, as well as the ethical issues involved in the use of the powerful techniques available to modern plant science. An invaluable reference, the Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences will be an indispensable addition to the library of anyone involved in the study of plant sciences. The Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences is available online on ScienceDirect. The print edition price for this reference work does not include online access. For more information on pricing for access to the online edition, please review our Licensing Options. The richness and authority of Elsevier reference works is now lent valuable functionality and accessibility through the online launch of Elsevier Reference Works on ScienceDirect. Features: Extensive browsing and searching across subject, thematic, alphabetical, author and cited author indexes - as applicable to the work Basic and advanced search functionality within volumes, parts of volumes, or across the whole work Ability to build, save and re-run searches as well as combine saved searches Internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy All articles are available as full-text HTML files, and as PDF files that can be viewed, downloaded or printed out in their original print format A dedicated Reference Works navigation tab and homepage on ScienceDirect to enable easy linking from your OPAC or library website For more information about the Elsevier Reference Works on ScienceDirect Program, please visit: http://www.info.sciencedirect.com/reference_works. Comprehensively covers both the key theoretical and practical aspects of plant sciences Edited and written by a distinguished international group of editors and contributors Well-organized format provides for concise, readable entries, easy searches, and thorough cross-references Presents complete up-to-date information on over 25 separate areas of plant science Features many tables and figures, with a color plate section in each volume New terms clearly explained in glossary sections of each article

Plant Biochemistry

Author : P. M. Dey
ISBN : 0080525725
Genre : Science
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Plant Biochemistry provides students and researchers in plant sciences with a concise general account of plant biochemistry. The edited format allows recognized experts in plant biochemistry to contribute chapters on their special topics. Up-to-date surveys are divided into four sections: the cell, primary metabolism, special metabolism, and the plant and the environment. There is a strong emphasis on plant metabolism as well as enzymological, methodological, molecular, biological, functional, and regulatory aspects of plant biochemistry. Illustrations of metabolic pathways are used extensively, and further reading lists are also included. The coverage of the subject is divided into four sections The plant cell-describing both molecular components and function Primary metabolism-including the pathways of carbohydrate, lipid, nitrogen, nucleic acid and protein metabolism as well as gene regulation Special metabolism-chapters on phenolics, isoprenoids and secondary nitrogen compounds The plant and the environment-discussions of pathology, ecology and biotechnology at the molecular level

A Textbook Of Biotechnology

Author : Zahoorullah S MD
ISBN : 9780996274531
Genre : Medical
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Developments In Physiology Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Of Plants

Author : Bandana Bose
ISBN : 8189422928
Genre : Science
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The Volume 2 of the treatise on the Developments in Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants provides additional information in the crucial areas for making precise and applied research in the national context, on the one hand, and to unravel the science, on the other hand. In the earlier volume, the theme of publishing this needful treatise has been already made obvious. However, in view of the experiences and enormous advances in plant science research in the last few decades providing enough insight to scan vital research in this century has, almost certainly, enlightened the path to undertake necessary research projects for the benefit of mankind to which we are indispensably committed. We, the plant physiologists, biochemists, molecular biologists and plant nutritionists must be proud of our support to the world's farmers which has helped them make their achievement possible. In this century, up to 2025, the human population is expected to double and that is in truth a serious issue for us to trace out the limiting factors reducing yield potentiality of crop plants, on the one hand, and to understand the science of related processes at different levels, alternatively. This principally necessitates for elucidation of dimensions of environmental stresses in relation to crop plants and their genotypes, optimally suitable to prevailing stress conditions. Of course, in the last few decades more emphasis was laid in this direction and remarkable progress has been made at the global scale to meet the challenges. Owing to this, distinguished scientists have been consistently reviewing and synchronizing the manifold research and signifying specific research of basic and applied implication in classified segment. It is delightful to mention that our attempt to sufficiently provide the essential and comprehensive literature to speed up important research in explicit areas of plant sciences has been once again tremendously satisfactory due to exceptional dedication of illustrious Indian scientists in the preparation of this momentous work. This treatise has been ordered with twelve excellent contributions in the form of review articles by thirty well- known Indian workers and academicians. The reviews are relevant to guide for theme oriented research as well as for scientific future planning of research projects. The four applicable sections related to: I. Sustainable Crop Productivity, II. Recent Advances in Plant Metabolism; III. Molecular Physiology of Plants; IV. Environmental Stresses in Plants consist of over twelve meaningful review articles as substantial chapteMoreover, as promised, prominence has been given to compile extremely important aspects of Stress Physiology. The detailed choice of the contents of the various contributions has been left largely to the individual authoDoubtless, this book will be of immense help to scientists, teachers and students of almost all disciplines of Agriculture, Botany and Biotechnology."

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