Introductory Botany: Plants, People, and the Environment, Non-media Edition / Edition 2

Introductory Botany: Plants, People, and the Environment, Non-media Edition / Edition 2

by Linda R. Berg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 049538478X

ISBN-13: 9780495384786

Pub. Date: 03/23/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Clear and engaging, Linda Berg's INTRODUCTORY BOTANY: PLANTS, PEOPLE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT helps you develop an appreciation of the diverse organisms we call plants, including their remarkable adaptations to the environment and their evolutionary and ecological relationships. Filled with fascinating feature boxes, intriguing chapter-opening stories, and other

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Clear and engaging, Linda Berg's INTRODUCTORY BOTANY: PLANTS, PEOPLE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT helps you develop an appreciation of the diverse organisms we call plants, including their remarkable adaptations to the environment and their evolutionary and ecological relationships. Filled with fascinating feature boxes, intriguing chapter-opening stories, and other applied content, the text contains interesting and topical information that will pique your curiosity and help you succeed in your course. Berg shows you the many ways in which plants are fascinating in their own right, important for the existence of all life on Earth, and useful for humans in all aspects of our lives. INTRODUCTORY BOTANY: PLANTS, PEOPLE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT is beautifully and clearly illustrated and features a dynamic art program that helps you visualize even the most complex concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495384786
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/23/2007
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Science of Botany. 2. The Chemical Composition of Cells. 3. Plant Cells. 4. Metabolism in Cells. 5. Plant Tissues and the Multicellular Plant Body. 6. Plant Organs: Roots. 7. Plant Organs: Stems. 8. Plant Organs: Leaves. 9. Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds. 10. Mineral Nutrition and Transport in Plants. 11. Growth Responses and Regulation of Growth. 12. Mitosis, Meiosis, and Life Cycles. 13. Patterns of Inheritance. 14. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance. 15. Genetic Frontiers. 16. Continuity Through Evolution. 17. The Evolution of Populations and Species. 18. The Classification of Plants and Other Organisms. 19. Viruses and Prokaryotes. 20. Kingdom Protista. 21. Kingdom Fungi. 22. Introduction to the Plant Kingdom: Bryophytes. 23. The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Vascular Plants. 24. The Plant Kingdom: Gymnosperms. 25. The Plant Kingdom: Flowering Plants. 26. Ecosystems. 27. Biomes of the World.

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