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Title:
Botany : an introduction to plant biology
Author:
Mauseth, James D.
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Edition:
2/e, Multimedia enhanced edition.
Publication Information:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780763707460
Format :
Book

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Central Library QK47 .M1635 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Emphasizing natural selection and incorporating the analysis of botanical phenomena and diversity into every subject, the new edition continues to encourage students to participate in biological inquiry. Among the many new pedagogical features are chapter summaries at the beginning of each of the bo


Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Plants and Botanyp. 1
2 Introduction to the Principles of Chemistryp. 18
Part 1 Plant Structure
3 Cell Structurep. 54
4 Growth and Division of the Cellp. 90
5 Tissues and the Primary Growth of Stemsp. 114
6 Leavesp. 154
7 Rootsp. 185
8 Structure of Woody Plantsp. 209
9 Flowers and Reproductionp. 244
Part 2 Plant Physiology and Development
10 Energy Metabolism: Photosynthesisp. 280
11 Energy Metabolism: Respirationp. 315
12 Transport Processesp. 341
13 Soils and Mineral Nutritionp. 373
14 Development and Morphogenesisp. 399
15 Genes and the Genetic Basis of Metabolism and Developmentp. 433
Part 3 Genetics and Evolution
16 Geneticsp. 470
17 Population Genetics and Evolutionp. 502
18 Classification and Systematicsp. 528
19 Kingdom Monera: Prokaryotesp. 552
20 Kingdom Myceteae: Fungip. 582
21 Algae and the Origin of Eukaryotic Cellsp. 617
22 Nonvascular Plants: Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornwortsp. 655
23 Vascular Plants Without Seedsp. 682
24 Seed Plants I: Gymnospermsp. 720
25 Seed Plants II: Angiospermsp. 751
Part 4 Ecology
26 Populations and Ecosystemsp. 786
27 Biomesp. 819
Glossaryp. 1
Indexp. 1

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