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Fundamentals of Plant Science

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ISBN-10: 1418000817

ISBN-13: 9781418000813

Edition: 2009

Authors: Marihelen Glass, Rick Parker

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The organization of tropics, the depth and breadth of coverage and the incorporation of applied material throughout the book are all aimed at helping students learn. This approach for both majors and non-majors is more successful than a hierarchical organization: molecules, cells, tissues, organisms and ecology. The number and titles of the chapters in the book reflect its depth and breadth. Fundamentals of Plant Science contains 22 chapters ranging from the importance of plants to plants and ecology, to biomes, to reproduction, to energy conversions, to plant, soil and water, to genetics and biotechnology, to traditional crops, to ornamentals, to wood, to fruits and nuts, to pastures and…    
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/22/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.256
Language: English

Plants and Nature
Why Plant Science?
Plants and Ecology
Form and Structure
The Basic Design I: Vegetative Morphology and Adaptations
The Basic Design II: Morphology and Adaptations of Reproductive Structures
The Inside Story: Molecules to Cells
Growth: Cells to Tissues
Function and Control
Plant-Soil-Water Relationships
Energy Conservation
The Control of Growth and Development
Evolution and Diversity
Sexual Reproduction and Inheritance
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Diversity: Vascular Plants
Plants and Society
Putting Down our Roots
Small Fruits
Fruit and Nut Production
Flowers and Foliage
Forage Grasses and Sod
Plants of Medicine, Culture and Industry
Modern Agriculture and World Food: Why Plant Science?