9781429219617

Raven Biology of Plants

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    9781429219617

  • ISBN10:

    1429219610

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/2/2012
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman
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Summary

Long acclaimed as the definitive introductory botany text, Raven Biology of Plants, Eighth Edition by Ray Evert, Susan Eichhorn, stands as the most significant revision in the book’s history. Every topic was updated with information obtained from the most recent primary literature, making the book valuable for both students and professionals.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Botany: An Introduction
 
SECTION 1 Biology of The Plant Cell
2. The Molecular Composition of Plant Cells
3. The Plant Cell and the Cell Cycle
4. The Movement of Substances into and out of Cells
 
SECTION 2 Energetics
5. The Flow of Energy
6. Respiration
7. Photosynthesis, Light, and Life
 
SECTION 3 Genetics and Evolution
8. Sexual Reproduction and Heredity
9. The Chemistry of Heredity and Gene Expression
10. Recombinant DNA Technology, Plant  
 Biotechnology, and Genomics
11. The Process of Evolution
 
SECTION 4 Diversity
12. Systematics: The Science of Biological Diversity
13. Prokaryotes and Viruses
14. Fungi
15. Protists: Algae and Heterotrophic Protists
16. Bryophytes
17. Seedless Vascular Plants
18. Gymnosperms
19. Introduction to the Angiosperms
20. Evolution of the Angiosperms
21. Plants and People
 
SECTION 5 The Angiosperm Plant Body: Structure and Development
22. Early Development of the Plant Body
23. Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body
24. The Root: Structure and Development
25. The Shoot: Primary Structure and Development
26. Secondary Growth in Stems
 
SECTION 6 Physiology of Seed Plants
27. Regulating Growth and Development: The Plant Hormones
28. External Factors and Plant Growth
29. Plant Nutrition and Soils
30. The Movement of Water and Solutes in Plants
 
SECTION 7 Ecology (available online)
31. The Dynamics of Communities and Ecosystems
32. Global Ecology

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