Benefits and Costs of Vacuolation

  • John A. Raven
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 134)


This paper outlines the benefits and costs of vacuolation in the cells of phototrophs. It elaborates on the material in Chapter 8 of Raven (1984); a detailed exposition may be found in Raven (1987).


Calcium Oxalate Resource Acquisition Cytoplasmic Volume Organic Acid Anion Rhizosphere Acidification 
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  1. Raven, J. A., 1984, “Energetics and Transport in Aquatic Plants”, A. R. Liss, New-York.Google Scholar
  2. Raven, J. A., 1987, The role of vacuoles, New Phytologist, in press.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • John A. Raven
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  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of DundeeDundeeUK

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