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Bryophyte biology

Author: Bernard Goffinet; A Jonathan Shaw
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This fully updated and expanded new edition offers a complete overview of hornworts, liverworts, and mosses--diverse groups of land plants that occupy many habitats throughout the world. Revised classifications incorporate contributions from the most recent phylogenetic studies. Six new chapters have also been added, focusing on Physcomitrella to plant genomic research, population ecology of bryophytes, mechanisms  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Goffinet; A Jonathan Shaw
ISBN: 9780521693226 0521693225 9780521872256 0521872251
OCLC Number: 230729529
Description: xiv, 565 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Morphology and classification of the Marchantiophyta / Barbara Crandall-Stotler, Raymond E. Stotler, and David G. Long --
Morphology, anatomy, and classification of the Bryophyta / Bernard Goffinet, William R. Buck, and A. Jonathan Shaw --
New insights into morphology, anatomy, and systematics of hornworts / Karen S. Renzaglia, Juan Carlos Villarreal, and R. Joel Duff --
Phylogenomics and early land plant evolution / Brent D. Mishler and Dean G. Kelch --
Mosses as model organisms for developmental, cellular, and molecular biology / Andrew C. Cuming --
Physiological ecology / Michael C.F. Proctor --
Biochemical and molecular mechanisms of desiccation tolerance in bryophytes / Melvin J. Oliver --
Mineral nutrition and substratum ecology / Jeff W. Bates --
The structure and function of bryophyte-dominated peatlands / Dale H. Vitt and R. Kelman Wieder --
Population and community ecology of bryophytes / Hakan Rydin --
Bryophyte species and speciation / A. Jonathan Shaw --
Conservation biology of bryophytes / Alain Vanderpoorten and Tomas Hallingbäck.
Responsibility: [edited by] Bernard Goffinet and A. Jonathan Shaw.
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An extensive survey of hornworts, liverworts, and mosses for advanced students and researchers. This revised edition discusses fundamental topics in bryophyte biology, including morphological  Read more...

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