Botany For Dummies

Botany For Dummies

by Rene Fester Kratz
     
 

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The easy way to score your highest grade in botany

Botany For Dummies gives you a thorough, easy-to-follow overview of the fundamentals of botany, helping you to improve your grades, supplement your learning, or review before a test. Covering typical topics in botany, this hands-on, friendly guide is your ticket to acing this required course for your

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The easy way to score your highest grade in botany

Botany For Dummies gives you a thorough, easy-to-follow overview of the fundamentals of botany, helping you to improve your grades, supplement your learning, or review before a test. Covering typical topics in botany, this hands-on, friendly guide is your ticket to acing this required course for your major in biology, microbiology, zoology, or elementary education.

  • Breathe life into botany — get an overview of the fundamentals of metabolism that are common to all living things, and understand why living things need matter and energy to grow and function

  • Get ready to photosynthesize — find out how plants make food from carbon dioxide and water using energy from the sun, and how they break down that food through cellular respiration

  • Let's talk about reproduction — get the 411 on how plant cells divide, either to make exact copies of themselves for growth or to make eggs and sperm for sexual reproduction

  • The many uses of plants — discover the importance of plants to the natural world, and the role they play in food, clothing, fuel, and medicine

Open the book and find:

  • An overview of plant biology

  • The basic chemistry you need to know to understand botany

  • Plain-English explanations of plant tissues

  • The structure of plants

  • The lowdown on photosynthesis

  • Plant reproduction and genetics

  • A look at how evolution has shaped the structure and behavior of plants

  • How we thrive on plants in everyday life

Learn to:

  • Understand how plants reproduce

  • Grasp the structure and function of plants

  • Score your highest grade in botany

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118110843
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
598,240
File size:
32 MB
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