Introductory Plant Biology / Edition 9 available in Hardcover
This introductory text assumes little prior scientific knowledge on the part of the student. It includes sufficient information for some shorter introductory botany courses open to both majors and nonmajors, and is arranged so that certain sections can be omitted without disrupting the overall continuity of the course. Stern emphasizes current interests while presenting basic botanical principles.
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About the Author
Kingsley Stern is currently Professor Emeritus of Botany at California State University, Chico. He received his Ph.D. in botany from the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the Botanical Society of America, American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and the California Botanical Society.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What Is Plant Biology?
Chapter 2: The Nature of Life?
Chapter 3: Cells
Chapter 4: Tissues
Chapter 5: Roots and Soils
Chapter 6: Stems
Chapter 7: Leaves
Chapter 8: Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds
Chapter 9: Water in Plants
Chapter 10: Plant Metabolism
Chapter 11: Growth
Chapter 12: Meiosis and Alternation of Generation
Chapter 13: Genetics
Chapter 14: Plant Breeding and Propagation
Chapter 15: Evolution
Chapter 16: Plant Names and Classification
Chapter 17: Domain (Kingdom) Bacteria, Domain (Kingdom) Archaea, and Viruses
Chapter 18: Kingdom Protista
Chapter 19: Kingdom Fungi
Chapter 20: Introduction to the Plant Kingdom: Bryophytes
Chapter 21: The Seedless Vascular Plants: Ferns and Their Relatives
Chapter 22: Introduction to Seed Plants: Gymnosperms
Chapter 23: Seed Plants: Angiosperms
Chapter 24: Flowering Plants and Civilization
Chapter 25: Ecology
Chapter 26: Biomes