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Springer Series in Wood Science

Xylem Structure and the Ascent of Sap

Authors: Tyree, Melvin T., Zimmermann, Martin H.

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The first edition of this book was the first to provide an integrated description of sap ascension from an anatomical and functional point of view. The second edition opens with the three-dimensional aspects of wood anatomy. The cohesion-tension theory and new evidence are introduced in response to recent controversies over the mechanism of sap ascent in plants. The physiology, anatomy and biophysics of xylem dysfunction are discussed and new insights into hydraulic architecture are reviewed with special emphasis on physiological limits on maximum transpiration and how hydraulic architecture limits gas exchange, carbon gain and growth of plants. The text concludes with a description of xylem failure and pathology. The book highlights fascinating areas of current research with the aim to stimulate more work in the future.

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"The second edition opens with the three-dimensional aspects of wood anatomy. The cohesion-tension theory and new evidence are introduced in response to recent controversies over the mechanism of sap ascent in plants. … The book highlights fascinating areas of current research with the aim to stimulate more work in the future." (Annals of Forest Science, Issue 1, 2003)


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Xylem Structure and the Ascent of Sap
Authors
Series Title
Springer Series in Wood Science
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-04931-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-04931-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-43354-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07768-5
Series ISSN
1431-8563
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIV, 284
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