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Plant systematics

Plant systematics

Author: Michael G Simpson
Publisher: Amsterdam : Academic Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Provides the basis for teaching an introduction to the morphology, evolution, and classification of land plants. This title presents a foundation of the approach, methods, research goals, evidence,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Simpson
ISBN: 9780123743800 012374380X
OCLC Number: 733965910
Notes: Índice.
Description: XII, 740 p. : il
Contents: UNIT I SYSTEMATICS 1. Plant Systematics: an Overview 2. Phylogenetic Systematics UNIT II EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY OF PLANTS 3. Evolution and Diversity of Green and Land Plants 4. Evolution and Diversity of Vascular Plants 5. Evolution and Diversity of Woody and Seed Plants 6. Evolution of Flowering Plants 7. Diversity and Classification of Flowering Plants: Amborellales, Nymphaeales, Austrobaileyales, Magnoliids, Ceratophyllales, and Monocots 8. Diversity and Classification of Flowering Plants: Eudicots UNIT III SYSTEMATIC EVIDENCE AND DESCRIPTIVE TERMINOLOGY 9. Plant Morphology 10. Plant Anatomy and Physiology 11. Plant Embryology 12. Palynology 13. Plant Reproductive Biology 14. Plant Molecular Systematics UNIT IV RESOURCES IN PLANT SYSTEMATICS 15. Plant Identification 16. Plant Nomenclature 17. Plant Collecting and Documentation 18. Herbaria and Data Information Systems UNIT V SPECIES CONCEPTS AND CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 19. Species and Conservation in Systematics Appendix 1. Plant Description 2. Botanical Illustrations 3. Scientific Journals in Plant Systematics 4. Statistics and Morphometrics in Plant Systematics
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