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Katherine Esau:

The Phloem

1969. IX, 505 pages, 100 figures, 19 tables, 48 plates, 17x24cm, 1300 g
Language: English

(Encyclopedia of Plant Anatomy, Band V Teil 2)

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Preface V
Introduction 1
1. Concept of Phloem and its Historical Development 4
11. Recognition of the bark as the path of descending sap movement 4
12. Discovery of the sieve element 4
13. Development of concepts and terminology 7
Phloem as a whole 7 - Sieve element 8 - Parenchyma cells 15
2. The Sieve Element 17
21. Size and shape 17
22. The cell wall 25
Sieve areas and sieve plates 25 - Callose 49- Structure of the wall 58
23. Protoplast: ontogeny and mature structure 65
Nucleus 65 - Plasmalem ma and tonoplast 72 - Cytoplasm and vacuole 73
- Endoplasmic reticulum 80 - Plastids 84 - Mitochondria 89 -
Dicryosomes and certain uncommon components 91 - Slime and slime
bodies 92 - Ribosomes 111

24. Resume: the sieve element 112
3. Parenchymatic Elements 116
31. Categories 116
32. Parencl1yma cells 117

33.Companion cells 122
34. Albuminous cells 131
4. Sclerenchymatic Elements 135
41. Categories 135
42. Fibers 135
43. Sclereids 144
5. Distribution and Arrangement of Phloem in the Plant Body 147
51.Root 148
52. Stem 149
53. Leaf 154
Vascular system 154- Minor venation 154
54. Transition region in seedling 163
55. Reproductive structures 164
Vascular system 164 - Phloem in nectaries 166
6. Development of Phloem 168
61. Developmental categories 168
Primary and secondary phloem 168 - Protophloem and metaphloem 169
62. Development of primary phloem 171
Development in root 173 - Development in shoot 181 - Causal relations in
development 199
63. Development of secondary phloem 202
Origin from camblum 202 - Differentiation and resulting patterns 209 -
Anomalous secondary growth 212 - Seasonal and other normal growth
features 219 - Nonfunctioning phloem 231 - Rhytidome 247
7. Phloem in Relation to Virus Diseases 252
71. Phloem degeneration without growth changes 257
72. Phloem degeneration with growth changes 259
8. Comparative Structure of Phloem 263
81. Nonvascular plants 263
Algae: Laminariales 263 - Bryophyta: Musci 268
82. Vascular plants 271
Psilopsida 271 - Lycopsida 274 - Sphenopsida 287 - Pteropsida:
Filicinae 291 - Resume: phloem of vascular cryptogams 319 -
Pteropsida: gymno- sperms 322 - Pteropsida: angiosperms 339 - Phloem
in fossils 359
9. Phylogenetic Trends in Phloem Structure 363
91. Sieve element 364
92. Parenchyma cells 370
93. Phloem as a whole 371
10. Structure of Phloem in Relation to Function 373
101. Methods of study of translocation 373
102. Physiologic characteristics of translocation 376
103. Concepts of mechanism of translocation 378
104. Translocation and structure of the phloem 381
Plates 393
Bibliography 441
Addendum 473
Author Index 479
Index of Plant Names 488
Subject Index 496