"Hopkins is concise and straightforward, emphasizing the 'big picture.' It is readable and the figures are clearly described and support the text. Students who use Hopkins come away with a strong foundation in basic principles for a range of areas."--Donald P, Briskin, University of Illinois
"Writing style is a real strength of this book. The level of detail is just right and the language is easy to follow."--Clemson University
From the Publisher
Uses interactions between the plant and the environment as a foundation for developing plant physiology principles--light and plant development, temperature effects, etc. Discusses the role of plants on specific ecosystems and global ecology and provides information on the cell, chemical background, plant growth regulators and biochemistry. Emphasizes epistemology, the how-we-know-what-we-know of plant physiology. Each chapter is illustrated with relevant graphs, figures and/or photographs.
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