Anatomy of Seed Plants

ISBN-10: 0471245208
ISBN-13: 9780471245209
Edition: 2nd 1977 (Revised)
Authors: Katherine Esau
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Book details

List price: $192.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1977
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/1977
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

An authoritative text/reference on the structure and development of seed plants. Presents the latest concepts in plant anatomy through experimental, histochemical, and ultrastructural approaches to the study of biological material. Includes new concepts and terms; expanded sections on flower, fruit, and seed; and a new description of characters used in keying out woods.

Introduction
Internal Organization of the Plant Body
Summary of Types of Cells and Tissues
General References
Development Of The Seed Plant
The Embryo
From embryo to the Adult Plant
Apical Meristems and Their Derivatives
Differentiation, Specialization, and Morphogenesis
References
THe Cell
Cytoplasm
Nucleus
Plastids
Mitochondria
Microbodies
Vacuoles
Paramural Bodies
Ribosomes
Dictyosomes
Endoplasmic Reticulum
Lipid Globules
Microtubules
Ergastic Substances
References
Cell Wall
Macromolecular Components and Their Organization in the Wall
Cell Wall Layers
Intercellular Spaces
Pits, Primary Pit-Fields, and Plasmodesmata
Origin of Cell Wall During Cell Division
Growth of Cell Wall
References
Parenchyma And Collenchyma
Parenchyma
Collenchyma
References
Sclerenchyma
Sclereids
Fibers
Development of Sclereids and Fibers
References
Epidermis
Composition
Developmental Aspects
Cell Wall
Stomata
Trichomes
References
Xylem: General Structure And Cell Types
Gross Structure of Secondary Xylem
Cell Types in the Secondary Xylem
Primary Xylem
Differentiation of Tracheary Elements
References
Xylem: Variation In Wood Structure
Conifer Wood
Dicotyledon Wood
Some Factors in Development of Secondary Xylem
Identification of Wood
References
Vascular Cambium
Organization of Cambium
Developmental Changes in the Initial Layer
Patterns and Causal Relations in Cambial Activity
References
Phloem
Cell Types
Primary Phloem
Secondary Phloem
References
Periderm
Structure of Periderm and Related Tissues
Development of Periderm
Outer Aspect of Bark in Relation to Structure
Lenticels
References
Secretory Structures
External Secretory Structures
Internal Secretory Structures
References
The Root: Primary State Of Growth
Types of Roots
Primary Structure
Development
References
The Root: Secondary State Of Growth And Adventitious Roots
Common Types of Secondary Growth
Variations in Secondary Growths
Physiologic Aspects of Secondary Growth in Roots
Adventitious Roots
References
The Stem: Primary State Of Growth
External Morphology
Primary Structure
Development
References
The Stem: Secondary Growth And Structural Types
Secondary Growth
Types of Stems
References
The Leaf: Basic Structure And Development
Morphology
Histology of Angiosperm Leaf
Development
Abscission
References
The Leaf: Variations In Structure
Leaf Structure and Environment
Dicotyledon Leaves
Monocotyledon Leaves
Gymnosperm Leaves
References
The Flower: Structure And Development
Concept
Structure
Development
References
The Flower: Reproductive Cycle
Microsporogenesis
Pollen
Male Gametophyte
Megasporogenesis
Female Gametophyte
Fertilization
References
The Fruit
Concept and Classification
The Fruit Wall
Fruit Types
Fruit Growths
Fruit Abscission
References
The Seed
Concept and Morphology
Seed Development
Seed Coat
Nutrient Storage Tissues
References
Embryo And Seedling
Mature Embryo
Development of Embryo
Classification of Embryos
Seedling
References
Glossary
Index

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