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Hall, D. O. (David Oakley)
Photosynthesis / D.O. Hall and K.K. Rao
6th ed
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c1999
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QK882 .H19 1999    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Photosynthesis
Physical Description xiv, 214 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note "Published in association with the Institute of Biology."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-210) and index
Summary A clear, concise and vivid account of the process of photosynthesis is presented in this enlarged and fully revised 6th ed. The details of photosynthetic processes at the macro and molecular level are discussed
Contents Importance and role of photosynthesis. Ultimate energy resource. Carbon dioxide cycle. Efficiency and turnover. Spectra. Quantum theory. Energy units. Measurements of photosynthetic irradiance. Some techniques used in photosynthesis research. History and progress of ideas. Photosynthetic apparatus. Isolation of chloroplasts from leaves. Chloroplast pigments. The photosynthetic unit. Light absorption and the two photosystems. Photosynthetic electron transport and phosphorylation. Carbon dioxide fixation. Bacterial photosynthesis. Research in photosynthesis. Laboratory experiments
Series Studies in biology
Alternate Author Rao, K. K
Institute of Biology

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