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Plants : flowering plants, ferns, mosses, and other plants

Author: Shar Levine; Leslie Johnstone
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York, N.Y. : Crabtree Pub., ©2010.
Series: Class of their own.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The plant kingdom contains more than 250,000 species. With green pigment called chlorophyll in some cells, these organisms have the unique ability to make their own food. This colorful book describes the main groups of plants, including mosses, ferns, conifers, and flowering plants. Special sections highlight the role of plants in the environment--as producers in the food chain and producers of the world's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Classification Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shar Levine; Leslie Johnstone
ISBN: 9780778753766 077875376X 9780778753902 0778753905
OCLC Number: 464590951
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: The biology of plants --
Non-seed plants : mosses, liverworts, and hornworts --
Ferns and their relatives : seedless vascular plants --
Gymnosperms : conifers, cycads, and ginkgoes --
Angiosperms : flowering plants --
Buttercups, roses, and other dicots --
Lilies, orchids, and other monocots.
Series Title: Class of their own.
Responsibility: by Shar Levine, Leslie Johnstone.

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The plant kingdom contains more than 250,000 species. With green pigment called chlorophyll in some cells, these organisms have the unique ability to make their own food. This colorful book describes the main groups of plants, including mosses, ferns, conifers, and flowering plants. Special sections highlight the role of plants in the environment--as producers in the food chain and producers of the world's oxygen--and their role in climate and the water cycle. Case histories include the discovery of a new species of conifer tree in Australia and special cases of plant breeding.

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A modern introduction to the plant family

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-03-31) Excellent Permalink

A modern introduction to the plant family, filled with up to date information.  The book begins with a thorough introduction on what makes a plant a plant.  The following chapters provide information on the various groups of plants such as gymnosperms, angipseprms, and others.  The...
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