Physiology of the Plant Cell


    PROF. W. STILES, in his presidential address to Section K (Botany), defines the general physiology of the plant cell as those vital activities of plants which are manifested by every living cell, and are thus distinguished from those special processes such as photosynthesis, which are restricted to certain specialized organs. These general activities of living matter are respiration and the absorption and excretion of water and dissolved substances.

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    Physiology of the Plant Cell. Nature 142, 347 (1938).

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