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Handbook of plant science

Author: K Roberts
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ, USA : Wiley, ©2007.
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Plant Science, like the biological sciences in general, has undergone seismic shifts in the last thirty or so years. Of course science is always changing and metamorphosing, but these shifts have meant that modern plant science has moved away from its previous more agricultural and botanical context, to become a core biological discipline in its own right. However the sheer amount of information that is accumulating  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of plant science.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ, USA : Wiley, ©2007
(OCoLC)760806603
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K Roberts
ISBN: 9780470057230 0470057238
OCLC Number: 154798497
Description: 2 volumes (xxiii, 1599 pages, [48] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Volume 1: Functional plant anatomy --
Plant tissues and cells --
Plant cell biology --
Plant growth and development --
Molecular genetics and biotechnology --
Volume 2: Evolution --
Plant primary metabolism --
Plant secondary metabolism --
Photosynthesis --
Plants and their environment --
Plants and other organisms.
Responsibility: editor, Keith Roberts.
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