Hopkins and H ner's Introduction to Plant Physiology is known for its excellent balance of traditional and modern topics, presented in a straight-forward style - without overwhelming or excessive detail. With a focus on the fundamentals of plant physiology, Introduction to Plant Physiology, Fourth Edition makes the connection between key concepts and experimental data. For the first time, this text is published in full color, improving an already solid illustration program. Now in full color. For the first time, the book has a full-color illustration program to maximize student learning and understanding. Renewed Introductory Focus. The intent of this text is to serve the introductory student in a botanical program or those schools that do not have botanical programs. Chapters have now been placed into self-contained units. This allows faculty to use the text in whichever order of topics they prefer. New Chapter One. Chapter One has been rewritten to reduce the detail of cell structure and present a more general review of plant organization.William G. Hopkins is the author of 'Introduction to Plant Physiology', published 2008 under ISBN 9780470247662 and ISBN 0470247665.