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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.
Plants.
Botany.
Author Eichhorn, Susan E.
Evert, Ray Franklin.
LC no. 2004053303
ISBN 9780716710073
9780716710073 hardback
0716762846
0716710072