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Author: Peter H Raven; George B Johnson
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats

Explanation in Biology

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Genre/Form: Educational tools (form)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Raven; George B Johnson
ISBN: 0073031208 9780073031200 0071122613 9780071122610 9401798214 9789401798211 0697225704 9780697225702
OCLC Number: 45806501
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: The origin of living things --
Biology of the cell --
Energetics --
Reproduction and heredity --
Molecular genetics --
Evolution --
Ecology and behavior --
The global environment --
Viruses and simple organisms --
Plant form and function --
Plant growth and reproduction --
Animal diversity --
Animal form and function --
Regulating the animal body.
Responsibility: Peter H. Raven, George B. Johnson.
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