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Energetics and transport in aquatic plants

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A.R. Liss , New York, N.Y
Aquatic plants -- Physiology., Plant translocation., Bioenerge
StatementJohn A. Raven.
SeriesMBL lectures in biology ;, v. 4
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LC ClassificationsQK916 .R38 1984
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Paginationix, 587 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2850254M
ISBN 100845122037
LC Control Number84012525

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Raven, John A. Energetics and transport in aquatic plants. New York, N.Y.: A.R. Liss, © Buy Energetics and Transport in Aquatic Plants (MBL lectures in biology) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersCited by: Plant Energetics incorporates such diverse Energetics and transport in aquatic plants book as thermodynamics, biophysics, and bioelectrochemistry with applications in horticulture and ecology.

It also discusses the roles and mechanisms of both quantum and thermophysical processes of theconversion of solar energy by plants, including photosynthesis and long distance transport. Aquatic Photosynthesis is a comprehensive guide to understanding the evolution and ecology of photosynthesis in aquatic environments.

This second edition, thoroughly revised to bring it up to date, describes how one of the most fundamental metabolic processes evolved and transformed the surface chemistry of the Earth.

To date, he has published more than refereed research papers, over 50 book chapters, the book Energetics and Transport in Aquatic Plants (), and, together with Paul Falkowski, the influential textbook Aquatic Photosynthesis (, ).Alma mater: University of Cambridge (BA, MA, PhD).

The book considers applications to ecology, and refers to historical developments. It can be used as a primary text in a lecture course, or as a supplemental text in a survey course such as biological oceanography, limnology, or biogeochemistry.

His books include Energetics and Transport in. Water Relations in Membrane Transport in Plants and Animals contains the presentations in a symposium dealing with Water Relations in Membranes in Plants and Animals, during the 27th Annual Fall Meeting of the American Physiological Society held at The University of.

Aquatic Photosynthesis is a comprehensive guide to understanding the evolution and ecology of photosynthesis in aquatic environments. This second edition, thoroughly revised to bring it up to date, describes how one of the most fundamental metabolic processes evolved and Energetics and transport in aquatic plants book the surface chemistry of the Earth.

The book focuses on recent Cited by: The observed water transport is probably a general phenomenon in submerged plants, where it can act as a translocation system for nutrients taken up from the rich root medium and thereby assure Author: Ole Pedersen. where Ψ s, Ψ p, Ψ g, and Ψ m refer to the solute, pressure, gravity, and matric potentials, respectively.

“System” can refer to the water potential of the soil water (Ψ soil), root water (Ψ root), stem water (Ψ stem), leaf water (Ψ leaf) or the water in the atmosphere (Ψ atmosphere): whichever aqueous system is under the individual components change, they raise or.

The book focuses on recent biochemical and biophysical advances and the molecular biological techniques that have made them possible. His books include Energetics and Transport in Aquatic Plants. Table of Contents. Preface to the Second Edition ix Preface to the First Edition xi Chapter 1: An Introduction to Photosynthesis in Aquatic Price: $ Energetics and Transport in Aquatic Plants MBL Lectures in Biology, Volume 4 by J.A.

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Liss; New York, pages. f This large book contains a wealth of information on the metabolism of aquatic plants and its related physiology. The benefits and problems of the. Aquatic Photosynthesis is a comprehensive guide to understanding the evolution and ecology of photosynthesis in aquatic environments.

This second edition, thoroughly revised to bring it up to date, describes how one of the most fundamental metabolic processes evolved and transformed the surface chemistry of the Earth. The book focuses on recent biochemical and biophysical advances and the. Buy Aquatic Photosynthesis (): NHBS - Paul G Falkowski and John A Raven, Princeton University Press.

Figure In this example with a semipermeable membrane between two aqueous systems, water will move from a region of higher to lower water potential until equilibrium is reached. Solutes (Ψ s), pressure (Ψ p), and gravity (Ψ g) influence total water potential for each side of the tube (Ψ total right or left), and therefore, the difference between Ψ total on each side (ΔΨ).

Aquatic plants (hydrophytes) also have their own set of anatomical and morphological leaf adaptations. Figure \(\PageIndex{5}\): Plants are suited to their local environment. (a) Xerophytes, like this prickly pear cactus (Opuntia sp.) and (b) epiphytes such as this tropical Aeschynanthus perrottetii have adapted to very limited water resources.

Fate and Transport of Energetics from Surface Soils to Groundwater Chapter in ACS Symposium Series November with 30 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Vasil, I. (ed.): Cell Culture and Somatic Cell Genetics of Plants. Vol. Laboratory Procedures and Their Applications.-Academic Press, Inc., Orlando-San Diego.

Aquatic Ecosystems explains the interplay between various movements of matter and energy through ecosystems mediated by Dissolved Organic Matter.

This book provides information on how much DOM there is in a particular aquatic ecosystem and where it originates. It explains whether the DOM composition varies from time to time and place to place. Raven JA (a) Energetics and transport in aquatic plants.

Liss, New York Google Scholar Raven JA (b) A cost-benefit analysis of photon absorption by photosynthetic by: Water potential is a measure of the potential energy in water, specifically, water movement between two systems.

Water potential can be defined as the difference in potential energy between any given water sample and pure water (at atmospheric pressure and ambient temperature). Water potential is denoted by the Greek letter Ψ (psi) and is expressed in units of pressure (pressure is a form of.

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He has published over refereed publications, over 50 book chapters, was author of the book Energetics and Transport in Aquatic Plants (), and, with Professor Paul Falkowski, of the book Aquatic Photosynthesis (, second edition ).

He is still active in research, teaching and editing, and has several international collaborations. Aquatic Photosynthesis is a comprehensive guide to understanding the evolution and ecology of photosynthesis in aquatic environments. This second edition, thoroughly revised to bring it up to date, describes how one of the most fundamental metabolic processes evolved and transformed the surface chemistry of the Earth.4/5(2).

Water Potential. Plants are phenomenal hydraulic engineers. Using only the basic laws of physics and the simple manipulation of potential energy, plants can move water to the top of a meter-tall tree (a).Plants can also use hydraulics to generate enough force to split rocks and buckle sidewalks (b).Plants achieve this because of water : Mary Ann Clark, Jung Choi, Matthew Douglas.

The book considers applications to ecology, and refers to historical developments.

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It can be used as a primary text in a lecture course, or as a supplemental text in a survey course such as biological oceanography, limnology, or biogeochemistry. Scotland. His books include Energetics and Transport in. Aquatic plants (hydrophytes) also have their own set of anatomical and morphological leaf adaptations.

Figure Plants are suited to their local environment. (a) Xerophytes, like this prickly pear cactus (Opuntia sp.) and (b) epiphytes such as this tropical Aeschynanthus perrottetii have adapted to very limited water resources.

My understanding of the use of energy from plants comes largely from Raven's book "Energetics and Transport in Aquatic Plants" (not light reading). Any process that occurs in a plant that wouldn't occur spontaneusly in the absence of the plant requires an input of energy from the plant.

River ecosystems are flowing waters that drain the landscape, and include the biotic (living) interactions amongst plants, animals and micro-organisms, as well as abiotic (nonliving) physical and chemical interactions of its many parts. River ecosystems are part of larger watershed networks or catchments, where smaller headwater streams drain into mid-size streams, which progressively drain.

Aquatic Photosynthesis by Paul G. Falkowski,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). Water Potential. Plants are phenomenal hydraulic engineers. Using only the basic laws of physics and the simple manipulation of potential energy, plants can move water to the top of a meter-tall tree (a).Plants can also use hydraulics to generate enough force to split rocks and buckle sidewalks (b).Plants achieve this because of water : OpenStaxCollege.

Raven in "Energetics and Transport in Aquatic Plants" provided a lengthy discussion on CO2-concentrating mechanisms in aquatic plants. He did not regard CAM as a widespread adaptation.

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In fact, many of the aquatic plants that have been identified as CAM plants may only use CAM facultatively and not express the capacity under common aquarium.Aquatic Photosynthesis is a comprehensive guide to understanding the evolution and ecology of photosynthesis in aquatic environments.

This second edition, thoroughly revised to bring it up to date, describes how one of the most fundamental metabolic processes evolved and transformed the surface chemistry of the Earth.

The book focuses on recent 4/5(3).