Esau's Plant Anatomy, 3ed: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body- Their Structure, Function, and Development
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This revision of the now classic Plant Anatomy offers a completely updated review of the structure, function and development of meristems, cells and tissues of the plant body. The text follows a logical structure-based organization. Beginning with a general overview, chapters then cover the protoplast, cell wall, and meristems, through to phloem, periderm, and secretory structures.
Chapter 1. Structure and Development of the Plant Body--An Overview.
Chapter 2. The Protoplast: Plasma Membrane, Nucleus, and Cytoplasmic Organelles.
Chapter 3. The Protoplast: Endomembrane System, Secretory Pathways, Cytoskeleton and Stored Compounds.
Chapter 4. Cell Wall .
Chapter 5. Meristems and Differentiation.
Chapter 6. Apical Meristems.
Chapter 7. Parenchyma and Collenchyma.
Chapter 8. Sclerenchyma.
Chapter 9. Epidermis.
Chapter 10. Xylem: Cell Types and Developmental Aspects.
Chapter 11. Xylem: Secondary Xylem and Variations in Wood Structure.
Chapter 12. Vascular Cambium.
Chapter 13. Phloem: Cell Types and Developmental Aspects.
Chapter 14. Phloem: Secondary Phloem and Variations in Its Structure.
Chapter 15. Periderm.
Chapter 16. External Secretory Structures.
Chapter 17. Internal Secretory Structures.
Addendum: Other Pertinent References Not Cited in the Text.