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Unformatted text preview: Water potential Path, driving force and regulation of movement of water and minerals or carbohydrate through plant body Light capture: action vs. absorption spectra, mechanisms of converting light to chemical energy Carbon fixation: major steps and energetic advantages or demands of C3 vs. C4 pathways; C4 vs. CAM plants Major chemical classes of plant hormones and possible signaling mechanisms Hormonal controls at variety of points in plant life cycle provide examples of: -hormone action at many different levels -variation in hormone sensitivity of specific tissue -antagonistic and synergistic effects of hormones -use of bioassay for detecting/purifying unknown chemical with specific effect -molecular mechanisms of action Light regulated growth: perception, mechanisms of response...
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- Winter '08