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Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects

Volume I Proceedings of the XIth International Congress on Photosynthesis, Budapest, Hungary, August 17-22, 1998

by G. Garab

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Published by Springer Netherlands in Dordrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical organic chemistry,
  • Botany,
  • Life sciences,
  • Plant physiology,
  • Plant Ecology

  • About the Edition

    Photosynthesis is a process on which virtually all life on Earth depends. To answer the basic questions at all levels of complexity, from molecules to ecosystems, and to establish correlations and interactions between these levels, photosynthesis research - perhaps more than any other discipline in biology - requires a multidisciplinary approach. Congresses probably provide the only forums where progress throughout the whole field can be overviewed. The Congress proceedings give faithful pictures of recent advances in photosynthesis research and outline trends and perspectives in all areas, ranging from molecular events to aspects of photosynthesis on the global scale. The Proceedings Book, a set of 4 (or 5) volumes, is traditionally highly recognized and intensely quoted in the literature, and is found on the shelves of most senior scientists in the field and in all major libraries.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesProceedings of the XIth International Congress on Photosynthesis
    Statementedited by G. Garab
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK710-899
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (xxiv, 670 p.)
    Number of Pages670
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27080781M
    ISBN 109401057559, 9401139539
    ISBN 109789401057554, 9789401139533
    OCLC/WorldCa851375315


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The book contains articles written by experts and world leaders in their respective fields and summarizes the exciting breakthroughs toward understanding the structures and mechanisms of the photosynthetic apparatus as well as efforts toward developing revolutionary new energy conversion technologies.

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The classic and authoritative textbook, Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis,is now fully revised and updated in this much-anticipated second edition. Whilst retaining the first edition’s clear writing style and accessible description of this complex process, updates now include cutting-edge applications of photosynthesis, such as to bioenergy and artificial photosynthesis as well as new Author: Robert E.

Blankenship. Add tags for "Photosynthesis: mechanisms and effects: proceedings of the XIth International Congress on Photosynthesis, Budapest, Hungary, August". Be the first. Similar Items. Photosynthesis is a highly regulated, multistep process.

It encompasses the harvest of solar energy, transfer of excitation energy, energy conversion, electron transfer from water to NADP +, ATP generation and a series of enzymatic reactions that assimilate carbon dioxide and synthesize carbohydrate.

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Heat stress induces ethylene, which can reduce photosynthesis and grain filling rates, and cause embryo abortion in some crops such as wheat (Rajala and Peltonen-Sainio, ; Hays et al., ).

The effects of heat stress on different growth hormones at various reproductive developmental stages in legumes are listed in Table Table3 by: Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms' activities.

This chemical energy is stored in carbohydrate molecules, such as sugars, which are synthesized from carbon dioxide and water – hence the name photosynthesis, from the Greek phōs (), "light", and sunthesis (σύνθεσις. Effects of winter cold stress on photosynthesis and photochemical efficiency of PSII of the Mediterrane an Cistus albidus L.

and Quercus ilex L. Plant Ecol. – Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis Robert E. Blankenship. With the clear writing and accessible approach that have made it the authoritative introduction to the field of molecular photosynthesis, this fully revised and updated edition now offers students and researchers cutting-edge topical coverage of bioenergy applications and artificial.

Yet in recent years, a blossoming idea called quantum biology proposes that life’s molecular mechanisms deploy some of those notoriously counterintuitive behaviours.

Ten years ago, researchers reported evidence that photosynthesis – the process by which green plants and some bacteria turn sunlight into chemical energy – gains light. This chapter focuses the available knowledge on photosynthesis and regrowth mechanisms, as influenced by mineral nutrition, and points out areas where information is particularly needed.

Photosynthesis is influenced by a number of complex interrelated processes, including accumulation of photosynthetic products and stomatal closure. In plants and algae, which developed much later, photosynthesis occurs in a specialized intracellular organelle—the chloroplast.

Chloroplasts perform photosynthesis during the daylight hours. The immediate products of photosynthesis, NADPH and ATP, are used by the photosynthetic cells to produce many organic by: 1.

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The chloroplast is enclosed in a double outer membrane, and its size approximates a spheroid about 2, nm thick and 5, nm long. The equation of photosynthesis.

Early mechanistic ideas of photosynthesis. The Emerson and Arnold experiments. The controversy over the quantum requirement of photosynthesis. The red drop and the Emerson enhancement effect.

Antagonistic effects. Early formulations of the Z scheme for photosynthesis. ATP formation and carbon fixation. Mechanism of Photosynthesis. The process of photosynthesis can be divided into two main phases: Light reaction (or light dependent reaction) Dark reaction (or light independent reaction) Light reaction It occurs in the grana present in chloroplast.

During light reaction, chlorophyll absorbs light energy in. Photosynthesis involves the use of energy from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide to produce glucose and oxygen.

Cellular respiration uses glucose and oxygen to produce carbon dioxide and water. To emphasize this point even more, the equation for photosynthesis is the opposite of cellular respiration. Werner C, Correia O, Ryel RJ, Beyschlag W () Evaluation of photoinhibition on single-leaf and whole-plant photosynthesis of Mediterranean macchia species.

In: Garab G (ed) Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects, Vol V. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands. While photosynthesis fuels all the life supporting processes and activities of all living creatures on Earth, from bacteria though mankind, it also created in the first place, our life supporting oxygenic atmosphere, and keeps maintaining it.

and keeps maintaining it. This volume is organized in four sections: I) Mechanisms, II) Stress. Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis, second edition, is an indispensable text for all students of plant biology, bioenergy, and molecular biology, in addition to researchers in these and related fields looking for an accessible introduction to this vital and integral process to life on earth/5(7).

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Their stomata only open at night, when humidity tends to be. Goals / Objectives Objective 1: Determine the effects of stress on metabolism. Objective 2: Develop expanded greenhouse phenotypic screening protocols for drought and salt resistance Objective 3: Determine the effects of drought and salt stress on several components of photosynthesis (gas exchange, stomatal behavior, and electron transport).

Photosynthesis is the process by which plants convert solar energy into chemical energy. In the presence of visible light, carbon dioxide (CO 2) and water (H. Low temperature effects on photosynthesis in conifers.- Plant relation to heat stress at low oxygen and high CO2-concentration.- Chilling-induced inhibition of photosynthesis in tomato.- Photosynthesis in C4 plants at low temperatures.- Effects of freezing stress on photosynthetic reactions in cold acclimated and unhardened plant leaves Summary Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis en andere samenvattingen voor Photosynthesis, Science, Business & Innovation.

A summary of all chapters of the book Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis written by John Blankenship. Also extra information included which were p. Photosynthesis is the biological process that converts solar energy into chemical energy.

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Water deficit reduces plant growth and development, Following drought, stomata close progressively with a parallel decline in net photosynthesis and water-use efficiency. Although physiological mechanisms of drought tolerance are relatively well understood, further studies are essential to determine the physiological basis of assimilate.

The first few chapters focus on the molecular bioenergetics of photosynthesis and respiration in cyanobacteria, and provide a clear perspective on different stress tolerance mechanisms.

Part I also covers the effect of specific stresses—including heavy metal, high and low temperature, salt, osmotic, and UV-B stress—on a wide range of vital. PHYSIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF PHOTOPROTECTION AND PHOTOINHIBITION. The response of leaf photosynthesis to light is best demonstrated with a light response curve ().As light (photon flux density) increases, the rate of photosynthesis rises until it is saturated (A max).The slope of the initial linear portion of this curve is the maximum quantum yield (efficiency) of photosynthetic CO 2.

There are many reasons why photosynthesis is important to humans, plants and animals, but the most important is the production of oxygen in the atmosphere.

Without photosynthesis, the atmosphere would not have enough oxygen to support humans, animals and even plants, which also require oxygen. Effects of ultraviolet-B radiation on the photosynthesis of seagrasses (Halophila engelmanni Aschers, Halodule wrightii Aschers, and Syringodium filiforme (Kuetz) were examined.

The intrinsic tolerance of each seagrass to ultraviolet-B, the presence and effectiveness of photorepair mechanisms to. The process of photosynthesis occurs in a series of enzyme-mediated steps that capture light energy to build energy-rich carbohydrates.

The process is summarized by the following reaction: 2 H 2 O + CO 2 + light → carbohydrate (CH 2 O) + O 2 + H 2 O To determine the net rate of photosynthesis, one could measure one of the following.