Chapter 1. Know Your Plant

  1. David S. Ingram,
  2. Daphne Vince-Prue and
  3. Peter J. Gregory
  1. David S. Ingram

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995341.ch1

Science and the Garden: The Scientific Basis of Horticultural Practice

Science and the Garden: The Scientific Basis of Horticultural Practice

How to Cite

Ingram, D. S. (2002) Know Your Plant, in Science and the Garden: The Scientific Basis of Horticultural Practice (eds D. S. Ingram, D. Vince-Prue and P. J. Gregory), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995341.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 3 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053087

Online ISBN: 9780470995341

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Keywords:

  • plant basics;
  • photosynthesis;
  • cell structure;
  • stem structure;
  • role of hormones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Green is beautiful: chlorophyll and photosynthesis

  • Into the labyrinth: the leaf

  • Reach for the sky: the stem

  • Mining for minerals and water: the root

  • Securing the future: reproduction