Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, Vol. 47, No. 6, 2000, pp. 839–841. Translated from Fiziologiya Rastenii, Vol. 47, No. 6, 2000, pp. 951–953. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2000 by Lukatkin. BOOK REVIEW Tret’yakov, N.N., Koshkin, E.I., Novikov, N.N., Makrushin, N.M., Pil’shchikova, N.V., Karnaukhova, T.V., and Loseva, A.S., Fiziologiya i biokhimiya sel’skokhozyaistvennykh rastenii (Physiology and Biochemistry of Crop Plants), Moscow: Kolos, 1998 This textbook addressing the students of agricultural Chapter 2, Photosynthesis, deﬁnes this process as universities was prepared by several teachers from the the basic source of energy for the biosphere. It Timiryazev Agricultural Academy in Moscow working describes the plant structures essential for photosynthe- under Editor-in-Chief Professor N.N. Tret’yakov. The sis, the light-dependent processes and carbon metabo- authors are well aware of the goals and problems of lism, the endogenous mechanism regulating photosyn- teaching plant physiology. Until recently, students tak- thesis, and the effects imposed by environmental fac- ing the corresponding course used such textbooks as tors. The reader will appreciate the logic of the text and that of S.I. Lebedev, Fiziologiya rastenii (Plant Physi- its lucid schemes for easy understanding, such as a sim- ology), Moscow: Agropromizdat, 1988, 3rd Ed.; and pliﬁed presentation of the Calvin
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