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Main Title Biology of plants /
Author Raven, Peter H.
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Author Title of a Work
Evert, Ray Franklin.
Eichhorn, Susan E.
Publisher W.H. Freeman : Worth Publishers,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 39697257
ISBN 1572596112; 9781572596115; 1572590416; 9781572590410
Subjects Botany. ; Plantkunde. ; Botanik.--(DE-588)4007842-5 ; Pflanzen.--(DE-588)4045539-7 ; Lehrbuch.
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QK47.R25 1999 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/08/2010
ELDM  QK47.R25 1999 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 09/22/2006
Edition 6th ed.
Collation xv, 944 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 851-862) and index.
Contents Notes
Botany: an introduction -- The molecular composition of plant cells -- Introduction to the plant cell -- Membrane structure and function -- The flow of energy -- Respiration -- Photosynthesis, light, and life -- The reproduction of cells -- Meiosis and sexual reproduction -- Genetice and heredity -- Gene expression -- The process of evolution -- Systematics: the science of biological diversity -- Prokaryotes and viruses -- Fungi -- Protista I: Euglenoids, Slime Molds, Cryptomonads, Red Algae, Dinoflagellates and Haptophytes -- Protista II: Heterokonts and Green Algae -- Bryophytes -- Seedless vascular plants -- Gymnosperms -- Introduction to the Angiosperms -- Evolution of the Angiosperms -- 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 -- Regulating growth and development: the plant hormones -- External factors and plant growth -- Plant nutrition and soils -- The movement of water and solutes in plants -- The dynamics of communities and ecosystems -- Global ecology -- The human prospect. The 6th edition of this book now includes chapter overviews, checkpoints, detailed summaries, summary tables, a list of key terms and end-of-chapter questions. A CD-ROM and Web site are available in a supplementary format.