Botany Illustrated: Introduction to Plants, Major Groups, Flowering Plant Families / Edition 2

Botany Illustrated: Introduction to Plants, Major Groups, Flowering Plant Families / Edition 2

by Janice Glimn-Lacy, Peter B. Kaufman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387288708

ISBN-13: 9780387288703

Pub. Date: 02/01/2006

Publisher: Springer US

This easy-to-use book helps make learning botany fun and helps you acquire a wealth of fascinating information about plants. There are 130 pages with text, each facing 130 pages of beautiful illustrations. Each page is a separate subject. Included is a coloring guide for the realistic illustrations. The illustration pages are composed of scientifically accurate,

Overview

This easy-to-use book helps make learning botany fun and helps you acquire a wealth of fascinating information about plants. There are 130 pages with text, each facing 130 pages of beautiful illustrations. Each page is a separate subject. Included is a coloring guide for the realistic illustrations. The illustration pages are composed of scientifically accurate, true-to-life size drawings of plants. Using colored pencils and the authors' instructions, you can color the various plant structures to stand out in vivid clarity. Your knowledge of plants increases rapidly as you color the illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387288703
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2006
Pages:
278
Sales rank:
357,088
Product dimensions:
0.62(w) x 11.00(h) x 8.25(d)

Table of Contents

to Plants.- Names and Terms.- Cell Structure.- Cell Organelles.- Cell Pigments.- Cell—Water Movement.- Cell Chromosomes.- Cell—Mitosis.- Cell Types.- Tissue Systems of the Plant Body.- Tissue—Epidermis.- Tissue—Primary Vascular System.- Root Types and Modifications.- Root Tissues.- Stem Structure.- Stem Tissues.- Stem Modifications.- Stem—Water Transport.- Stem—Food Transport.- Stem—Apical Dominance.- Stem—Growth Movements.- Leaf Types and Arrangement.- Leaf Tissues.- Leaf Modifications.- Leaf—Photosynthesis.- Leaf—Nutrient Deficiency Symptoms.- Flower Initiation in Response to Daylength.- Flower Structure.- Flower Structure Variations.- Flower Development.- Flower—Meiosis.- Flower—Pollen Development.- Flower—Ovule Development.- Flower Pollination by Insects.- Flower Pollination by Insects (continued).- Flower Pollination by Wind.- Flower Pollination by Birds and Bats.- Flower—Fertilization and Embryo Development.- Fruit—Dry Types.- Fruit—Fleshy Types, Compound.- Seed Structure and Germination.- Major Groups.- Major Groups; Geologic Time Scale.- Fossils.- Fossils (continued).- Blue-greens.- Slime Molds.- Water Molds, Downy Mildews, White Rusts; Chytrids and Allies.- Fungi.- Molds, Mildews, Morels (Sac Fungi).- Rusts, Smuts, Jelly Fungi (Club Fungi).- Gill Fungi.- Gill and Pore Fungi.- Pore, Coral and Toothed Fungi.- Puffballs, Stinkhorns, Bird’s-nest Fungi.- Lichens.- Dinoflagellates.- Golden Algae, Yellow-green Algae, Diatoms.- Red Algae.- Green Algae.- Brown Algae.- Brown Algae (continued).- Brown Algae (continued).- Stoneworts.- Liverworts, Hornworts, Mosses.- Whisk Ferns.- Clubmosses, Spikemosses, Quillworts.- Horsetails.- Ferns.- Common Ferns.- Fern Leaf Development.- Water Ferns.- Cycads.- Ginkgo.- Conifers.- Gnetes.- Flowering Plant Classification.- Major Land Plant Communities.- Flowering Plant Families.- Magnolia Family (Magnoliaceae).- Laurel Family (Lauraceae).- Water Lily Family (Nymphaeaceae).- Buttercup Family (Ranunculaceae).- Witch Hazel Family (Hamamelidaceae).- Elm Family (Ulmaceae).- Beech Family (Fagaceae).- Birch Family (Betulaceae).- Cactus Family (Cactaceae).- Cactus Family (continued).- Pink Family (Caryophyllaceae).- Goosefoot Family (Chenopodiaceae).- Buckwheat Family (Polygonaceae).- Mallow Family (Malvaceae).- Pitcher-plant Family (Sarraceniaceae).- Violet Family (Violaceae).- Begonia Family (Begoniaceae).- Gourd Family (Cucurbitaceae).- Willow Family (Salicaceae).- Mustard Family (Brassicaceae).- Heath Family (Ericaceae).- Saxifrage Family (Saxifragaceae).- Rose Family (Rosaceae).- Pea Family (Fabaceae).- Dogwood Family (Cornaceae).- Staff-tree Family (Celastraceae).- Spurge Family (Euphorbiaceae).- Grape Family (Vitaceae).- Maple Family (Aceraceae).- Cashew Family (Anacardiaceae).- Rue Family (Rutaceae).- Geranium Family (Geraniaceae).- Carrot Family (Apiaceae).- Milkweed Family (Asclepiadaceae).- Nightshade Family (Solanaceae).- Morning Glory Family (Convolvulaceae).- Mint Family (Lamiaceae).- Olive Family (Oleaceae).- Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae).- Gesneria Family (Gesneriaceae).- Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae).- Teasel Family (Dipsacaceae).- Aster Family (Asteraceae).- Water-plantain Family (Alismataceae).- Spiderwort Family (Commelinaceae).- Sedge Family (Cyperaceae).- Grass Family (Poaceae).- Arrowroot Family (Marantaceae).- Palm Family (Arecaceae).- Palm Family (continued).- Arum Family (Araceae).- Lily Family (Liliaceae).- Iris Family (Iridaceae).- Orchid Family (Orchidaceae).

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