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Author Raven, Peter H., author

Title Biology of plants / Raven, Ray F. Evert, Susan E. Eichhorn
Edition Eighth edition
Published New York : W.H. Freeman and Company Publishers, [2013]
New York, NY : W.H. Freeman and Company Publishers, [2013]
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Description xvii, 727 pages, A 1-6 pages, FR 1-11 page, G 1-26, Ic 1-7, I 1-64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents INTRODUCTION -- chapter 1. Botany: an introduction -- section 1. BIOLOGY OF THE PLANT CELL. chapter 2. The molecular composition of plant cells. chapter 3. The plant cell and the cell cycle. chapter 4. The movement of substances into and out of cells -- section 2. ENERGETICS. chapter 5. The flow of energy. chapter 6. Respiration. chapter 7. Photosynthesis, light, and life -- section 3. GENETICS AND EVOLUTION. chapter 8. Sexual reproduction and heredity. chapter 9. The chemistry of heredity and gene expression. chapter 10. Recombinant DNA technology, plant biotechnology, and genomics. chapter 11. The process of evolution -- section 4. DIVERSITY. chapter 12. Systematics: The science of biological diversity. chapter 13. Prokaryotes and viruses. chapter 14. Fungi. chapter 15. Protista: Algae and heterotrophic protists. chapter 16. Bryophytes. chapter 17. Seedless vascular plants. chapter 18. Gymnosperms. chapter 19. Introduction to the angiosperms. chapter 20. Evolution of the angiosperms. chapter 21. Plants and people -- section 5. THE ANGIOSPERM PLANT BODY: STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT. chapter 22. Early development of the plant body. chapter 23. Cells and tissues of the plant body. chapter 24. The root: structure and development. chapter 25. The shoot: primary structure and development. chapter 26. Secondary growth in stems -- section 6. PHYSIOLOGY OF SEED PLANTS. chapter 27. Regulating growth and development: the plant hormones. chapter 28. External factors and plant growth. chapter 29. Plant nutrition and soils. chapter 30. The movement of water and solutes in plants -- section 7. ECOLOGY. chapter 31. The dynamics of communities and ecosystems. chapter 32. Global ecology
Summary Long acclaimed as the definitive introductory botany text, Raven Biology of Plants stands as the most significant revision in the book's history. Every topic was updated with information obtained from the most recent primary literature, making the book valuable for both students and professionals.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages FR 1-11) and index
Notes Also issued in a loose-leaf version
Subject Botany.
Reading List SLE203 recommended text 2023
Author Eichhorn, Susan E., author
Evert, Ray Franklin, author
LC no. 2011945124
ISBN 1429219610 (international edition)
9781429219617 (international edition)
9781464113512 (international edition)
Other Titles Raven Biology of plants
Raven Biology of plants