Discoveries in Plant Biology (Volume III)

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The 21 chapters in this third volume describe discoveries which contribute to the foundations of modern plant biology. The contributors, many of whom personally lit the way, bring readers back in time as if on a journey to retrace the paths and rethink the ideas they followed. These guided tours on how to decipher the natural laws will lead to an appreciation of the development of each field from simple concepts to an advanced multidisciplinary field of today. This volume will be of special interest to botanists, biochemists, plant physiologists and geneticists, and of general interest to those who are still fascinated by how discoveries are made.
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Describes how classic discoveries were made which contribute to the foundations of modern plant biology and tells how they have served as the basis for subsequent breakthroughs. Contributors, many of them directly involved in the research described, lead readers on guided tours that foster an appreciation of the development of plant biology from simple concepts to an advanced multidisciplinary field. Of special interest to botanists, biochemists, plant physiologists, and geneticists. Kung teaches biology at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Yang is affiliated with Academia Sinica, Taipei. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789810238827
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: Discoveries in Plant Biology Series
  • Pages: 492
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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