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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants


Since its publication in 2000, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plants has been hailed as a major contribution to the plant sciences literature and critical acclaim has been matched by global sales success. Maintaining the scope and focus of the first edition, the second will provide a major update, include much new material and reorganise some chapters to further improve the presentation.

This book is meticulously organised and richly illustrated, having over 1,000 full-colour illustrations and 500 photographs. It is divided into five parts covering: Compartmentation: Cell Reproduction: Energy Flow; Metabolic and Developmental Integration; and Plant Environment and Agriculture. Specific changes to this edition include:

* Completely revised with over half of the chapters having a major rewrite.
* Includes two new chapters on signal transduction and responses to pathogens.
* Restructuring of section on cell reproduction for improved presentation.
* Dedicated website to include all illustrative material.


Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plants, 2nd Edition holds a unique place in the plant sciences literature as it provides the only comprehensive, authoritative, integrated single volume book in this essential field of study.