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1st Edition

Handbook of Plant Growth pH as the Master Variable

Edited By

Zdenko Rengel

ISBN 9780367447076
Published December 2, 2019 by CRC Press
472 Pages

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Book Description

Explores the molecular, biochemical, functional, structural, and developmental mechanisms of pH in plant growth. Examines the role of pH in plant symplasm, plant apoplasm, thr rhizosphere, the ecosystem, and plant interaction with biotic snd abiotic environments.

Table of Contents

1. H+-ATPases in the Plasma Membrane: Physiology and Molecular Biology 2. H+-ATPase and H+-PPase in the Vacuolar Membrane: Physiology and Molecular Biology 3. The Cytoplasmic pH Stat 4. Confocal pH Topography in Plant Cells: Shifts of Proton Distribution Involved in Plant Signaling 5. pH as a Signal and Regulator of Membrane Transport 6. The Role of the Apoplastic pH in Cell Wall Extension and Cell Enlargement 7. Mechanisms and Physiological Roles of Proton Movements in Plant Thylakoid Membranes 8. Dynamics of H+ Fluxes in Mitochondrial Membrane 9. H+ Fluxes in Nitrogen Assimilation by Plants 10. Crassulacean Acid Metabolism: A Special Case of pH Regulation and H+ Fluxes 11. Dynamics of H+ Fluxes in the Plant Apoplast 12. H+ Currents around Plant Roots 13. Role of pH in Availability of Ions in Soil 14. Regulation of Microbial Processes by Soil pH 15. The Role of Acid pH in Symbiosis between Plants and Soil Organisms 16. Distribution of Plant Species in Relation to pH of Soil and Water

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