Plant Biology (with InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-03-15
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Master the science of plants with PLANT BIOLOGY with InfoTrac?! Providing a comprehensive overview of the biology of plants, this biology text combines the most current, real-world examples with information on plant biodiversity and ecology, including topics like biotechnology, economic botany, and plant/human interactions. Study aids found on the book-specific website such as quizzes, flashcards, and chapter objectives enhance your understanding of the material. Boxed applications found throughout show you the relevance of plant biology to real life and include topics ranging from bee pollination and forensic botany to the making of oak wine barrels.

Table of Contents

About Plant Biology
The Chemistry of Life
The Plant Cell and The Cell Cycle
The Organization of The Plant Body: Cells, Tissues, and Meristems
The Shoot System I: The Stem
The Shoot System II: The Form and Structure of Leaves
The Root System
Concepts of Metabolism
Absorption and Transport Systems
Life Cycles: Meiosis and The Alternation of Generations
The Flower and Sexual Reproduction
Seeds and Fruits
Control of Growth and Development
Evolution and Systematics
Archaea, Bacteria, and Viruses
Kingdom Fungi
The Protists
The Early Tracheophytes
Ecology, Ecosystems, and Plant Populations
Ecology and Plant Communities
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