Summary: This inexpensive, black-and-white lab manual emphasizes plant structure and diversity. The first group of exercises covers morphology and anatomy of seed plants, while the remaining exercises survey the plant kingdom (including fungi and algae). The exercises are easy to set up and manage and make extensive use of prepared slides.
Some key features of Exercises for the Botany Laboratory are: The lab exercises are simple and easy to perform and do not requ ...show moreire extensive equipment or set up; all the exercises are class-tested and proven; review questions provided at the end of each set of exercises help students monitor their progress; and photographs and diagrams are included in the lab exercises for the students to label.
Exercises for the Botany Laboratory can be used as a stand-alone manual in a botany laboratory course or in conjunction with A Photographic Atlas for the Botany Laboratory 3rd edition by Van De Graaff, Rushforth & Crawley. The three-hole, loose-leaf format of both publications offers a flexible and highly visual alternative to existing lab manuals.