The Evolution of Plant Physiology (Linnean Society Symposium) (Hardcover)

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By Alan R. Hemsley (Editor), Imogen Poole (Editor)
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Coupled with biomechanical data, organic geochemistry and cladistic analyses utilizing abundant genetic data, scientific studies are revealing new facets of how plants have evolved over time. This collection of papers examines these early stages of plant physiology evolution by describing the initial physiological adaptations necessary for survival as upright structures in a dry, terrestrial environment. The Evolution of Plant Physiology also encompasses physiology in its broadest sense to include biochemistry, histology, mechanics, development, growth, reproduction and with an emphasis on the interplay between physiology, development and plant evolution.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780123395528
ISBN-10: 0123395526
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: January 27th, 2004
Pages: 512
Language: English
Series: Linnean Society Symposium