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Biology of Plants

Biology of Plants - 7th edition

Biology of Plants - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780716710073

ISBN10: 0716710072

Biology of Plants by Peter H. Raven, Ray F. Evert and Susan E. Eichhorn - ISBN 9780716710073
Edition: 7TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: W.H. Freeman
Published: 2005
International: No
Biology of Plants by Peter H. Raven, Ray F. Evert and Susan E. Eichhorn - ISBN 9780716710073

ISBN13: 9780716710073

ISBN10: 0716710072

Summary

Biology of Plants has long been the definitive text in introductory botany for biology majors. It is especially known for its impeccable scholarship, extensive coverage of diversity, chemical interactions, evolution and ecology, and magnificent art program. The new edition maintains the book's trademark authority, currency, and expert visuals, while offering a wealth of new information, especially in the areas of taxonomy, genomics, plant hormones, and Arabidopsis research.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Botany: An Introduction

Section 1. The Biology of the Plant Cell
2. The Molecular Composition of Plant Cells
3. The Plant Cell and the Cell Cycle
4. The Movement of Substances into and out of Cells

Section 2. Energetics
5. The Flow of Energy
6. Respiration
7. Photosynthesis, Light, and Life

Section 3. Genetics and Evolution
8. Sexual Reproduction and Heredity
9. The Chemistry of Heredity and Gene Expression
10. Recombinant DNA Technology, Plant Biotechnology, and Genomics
11. The Process of Evolution

Section 4. Diversity
12. Systematics: The Science of Biological Diversity
13. Prokaryotes and Viruses
14. Fungi
15. Protista: Algae and Heterotrophic Protists
16. Bryophytes
17. Seedless Vascular Plants
18. Gymnosperms
19. Introduction to the Angiosperms
20. Evolution of the Angiosperms
21. Plants and People

Section 5. The Angiosperm Plant Body: Structure and Development
22. Early Development of the Plant Body
23. Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body
24. The Root: Structure and Development
25. The Shoot: Primary Structure and Development

26. Secondary Growth in Stems

Section 6. Physiology of Seed Plants
27. Regulating Growth and Development: The Plant Hormones
28. External Factors and Plant Growth
29. Plant Nutrition and Soils
30. The Movement of Water and Solutes in Plants

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Section 7. Ecology
31. The Dynamics of Communities and Ecosystems
32. Global Ecology