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Introductory Botany Plants, People, and the Environment

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ISBN-10: 049538478X

ISBN-13: 9780495384786

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Linda R. Berg

List price: $329.95
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Clear and engaging, Linda Berg's INTRODUCTORY BOTANY: PLANTS, PEOPLE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT helps you develop an appreciation of the diverse organisms we call plants, including their remarkable adaptations to the environment and their evolutionary and ecological relationships. Filled with fascinating feature boxes, intriguing chapter-opening stories, and other applied content, the text contains interesting and topical information that will pique your curiosity and help you succeed in your course. Berg shows you the many ways in which plants are fascinating in their own right, important for the existence of all life on Earth, and useful for humans in all aspects of our lives. INTRODUCTORY…    
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Book details

List price: $329.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/23/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 648
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

An Introduction to the Science of Botany
The Chemical Composition of Cells
Plant Cells
Metabolism in Cells
Plant Tissues and the Multicellular Plant Body
Plant Organs: Roots
Plant Organs: Stems
Plant Organs: Leaves
Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds
Mineral Nutrition and Transport in Plants
Growth Responses and Regulation of Growth
Mitosis, Meiosis, and Life Cycles
Patterns of Inheritance
The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
Genetic Frontiers
Continuity Through Evolution
The Evolution of Populations and Species
The Classification of Plants and Other Organisms
Viruses and Prokaryotes
Kingdom Protista
Kingdom Fungi
Introduction to the Plant Kingdom: Bryophytes
The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Vascular Plants
The Plant Kingdom: Gymnosperms
The Plant Kingdom: Flowering Plants
Ecosystems
Biomes of the World