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This introductory, one quarter/one-semester text takes a multidisciplinary approach to studying the relationship between plants and people. The authors strive to stimulate interest in plant science and encourage students to further their studies in botany. Also, by exposing students to society's historical connection to plants, Levetin and McMahon hope to instill a greater appreciation for the botanical world.Plants and Societycovers basic principles of botany with strong emphasis on the economic aspects and social implications of plants and fungi.
Table of Contents
|Plants and Society|
|The Botanical Connections to Our Lives|
|Plants in Our Lives|
|Introduction to Plant Life|
|The Plant Cell|
|The Plant Body|
|Plant Life Cycle|
|Plant Life Cycle|
|Fruits and Seeds|
|Plant Systematics and Evolution|
|Diversity of Plant Life|
|Plants as a Source of Food|
|Origins of Agriculture|
|Feeding a Hungry World|
|Commercial Products Derived from Plants|
|Herbs and Spices|
|Cloth, Wood, and Paper|
|Plants and Human Health|
|Poisonous and Allergy Plants|
|Algae and Fungi|
|The Impact of Algae and Fungi on Human Affairs|
|Fungi in the Natural Environment|
|Beverages and Foods from Fungi|
|Fungi that Affect Human Health|
|Plants and the Environment|
|Classification of Plants|
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