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Energy, Plants and Man

This book provides a comprehensive presentation of the basic concepts of photosynthesis together with a discussion of the green-house effect, global warming, renewable resources, pollution, and the consequences of increasing populations.

ISBN 0-935270-26-1
Publish date: 1992
277 pages, paper

Summary

This book provides a comprehensive presentation of the basic concepts of photosynthesis together with a discussion of the green-house effect, global warming, renewable resources, pollution, and the consequences of increasing populations.

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Table of Contents

1. A Few Fundamentals
2. Where It All Starts
3. Harvesting the Sun
4. Assimilatory Power
5. The Dark Biochemistry
6. Of Plants and Men
7. Doom and Gloom
8. Consequences and Uncertainties
9. Is There Another Way?
Index

Reviews

“Refreshingly broad. A masterly presentation of photosynthesis.”
-Harry Beevers, University of California, Santa Cruz

“An excellent resource for students.”
-Gerald Edwards, Washington State University

“A valuable resource to researchers in many areas, from photosynthesis to ecology.”
-Charles Arntzen, Texas A & M University