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Biology of plants

Author: Peter H Raven; Ray Franklin Evert; Susan E Eichhorn
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman and Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Raven; Ray Franklin Evert; Susan E Eichhorn
ISBN: 0716710072 9780716710073
OCLC Number: 56051064
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 686, [112] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: BIOLOGY OF THE PLANT CELL --
The molecular composition of plant cells --
The plant cell and the cell cycle --
The movement of substances into and out of cells --
ENERGETICS --
The flow of energy --
Respiration --
Photosynthesis, light, and life --
GENETICS AND EVOLUTION --
Sexual reproduction and heredity --
The chemistry of heredity and gene expression --
Recombinant DNA technology, plant biotechnology, and genomics --
The process of evolution --
DIVERSITY --
Systematics: The science of biological diversity --
Prokaryotes and viruses --
Fungi --
Protista: Algae and heterotrophic protists --
Bryophytes --
Seedless vascular plants --
Gymnosperms --
Introduction to the angiosperms --
Evolution of the angiosperms --
Plants and people --
THE ANGIOSPERM PLANT BODY: STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT --
Early development of the plant body --
Cells and tissues of the plant body --
The root: structure and development --
The shoot: primary structure and development --
Secondary growth in stems --
PHYSIOLOGY OF SEED PLANTS --
Regulating growth and development: the plant hormones --
External forces and plant growth --
Plant nutrition and soils --
The movement of water and solutes in plants --
ECOLOGY --
The dynamics of communities and ecosystems --
Global ecology.
Responsibility: Peter H. Raven, Ray F. Evert, Susan E. Eichhorn.
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Table Of Contents Preface v Botany: An Introduction 1 (13) SECTION 1 Biology of the Plant Cel 14 (74) The Molecular Composition of Plant Cells 15 (20) The Plant Cell and the Cell Cycle 35 (36) The Movement of Substances into and out of Cells 71 (17) SECTION 2 Energetics 88 (52) The Flow of Energy 89 (13) Respiration 102 (13) Photosynthesis, Light, and Life 115 (25) SECTION 3 Genetics and Evolution 140 (78) Sexual Reproduction and Heredity 141 (22) The Chemistry of Heredity and Gene Expression 163 (17) Recombinant DNA Technology, Plant Biotechnology, and Genomics 180 (18) The Process of Evolution 198 (20) SECTION 4 Diversity 218 (278) Systematics: The Science of Biological Diversity 219 (19) Prokaryotes and Viruses 238 (22) Fungi 260 (36) Protista: Algae and Heterotrophic Protists 296 (49) Bryophytes 345 (23) Seedless Vascular Plants 368 (40) Gymnosperms 408 (26) Introduction to the Angiosperms 434 (18) Evolution of the Angiosperms 452 (23) Plants and People 475 (21) SECTION 5 The Angiosperm Plant Body: Structure and Development 496 (106) Early Development of the Plant Body 497 (13) Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body 510 (18) The Root: Structure and Development 528 (19) The Shoot: Primary Structure and Development 547 (33) Secondary Growth in Stems 580 (22) SECTION 6 Physiology of Seed Plants 602 (1) Regulating Growth and Development: The Plant Hormones 603 (19) External Factors and Plant Growth 622 (23) Plant Nutrition and Soils 645 (22) The Movement of Water and Solutes in Plants Appendix: Classification of Organisms 1 (1) Suggestions for Further Reading 1 (1) Glossary 1 (1) Illustration Credits 1 (1) Index 1

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