ISBN13:978-0716710073 ISBN10: 0716710072 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0716762843 ISBN10: 0716762846
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 re
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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 05 Cover: Hardback Publisher:W.H. Freeman Year Published: 2005 International: No
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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
ON THE WEB Section 7. Ecology 31. The Dynamics of Communities and Ecosystems 32. Global Ecology
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