CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction 2. Plant growth and development 3. Water potential in plant cells 4. Mineral nutrition 5. Solute transport 6. Phloem transport 7. Regulation of metabolism in plants 8. Physiology of flowering 9. Plant growth hormone 10. Structure and functions of phytochrome 11. Role of gibberellins in plant growth 12. Photosynthesis 13. Plant respiration 14. Stress physiology of plants 15. Tree physiology 16. Physiology of shade plants 17. Physiology of nursery plants
As botany is an intergrative science, both drawing from and contributing to various fields, a knowledge of plant physiology, which froms the most serious aspect of botanical studies, becomes highly crucial.