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Author Raven, Peter H.

Title Biology of plants / Peter H. Raven, Ray F. Evert, Susan E. Eichhorn
Edition Seventh edition
Published New York : W.H. Freeman and Company, 2005


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Description xv, 686 pages, 114 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents BIOLOGY OF THE PLANT CELL -- The molecular composition of plant cells -- The plant cell and the cell cycle -- The movement of substances into and out of cells -- ENERGETICS -- The flow of energy -- Respiration -- Photosynthesis, light, and life -- GENETICS AND EVOLUTION -- Sexual reproduction and heredity -- The chemistry of heredity and gene expression -- Recombinant DNA technology, plant biotechnology, and genomics -- The process of evolution -- DIVERSITY -- Systematics: The science of biological diversity -- Prokaryotes and viruses -- Fungi -- Protista: Algae and heterotrophic protists -- Bryophytes -- Seedless vascular plants -- Gymnosperms -- Introduction to the angiosperms -- Evolution of the angiosperms -- Plants and people -- THE ANGIOSPERM PLANT BODY: STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT -- Early development of the plant body -- Cells and tissues of the plant body -- The root: structure and development -- The shoot: primary structure and development -- Secondary growth in stems -- PHYSIOLOGY OF SEED PLANTS -- Regulating growth and development: the plant hormones -- External forces and plant growth -- Plant nutrition and soils -- The movement of water and solutes in plants -- ECOLOGY -- The dynamics of communities and ecosystems -- Global ecology
Summary "Biology of Plants is especially known for its comprehensive coverage and its magnificent art program. The new edition offers a wealth of new information, especially in the areas of taxonomy, genomics, plant hormones, and Arabidopsis research."--Publisher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Plant physiology.
Author Eichhorn, Susan E.
Evert, Ray Franklin.
LC no. 2004053303
ISBN 9780716710073
9780716710073 hardback