This introduction to botany has been revised and completely reorganized - from the molecular and cellular through the whole organism to the ecosystem. The authors emphasize the relationships between growth and development, and structure and function, within the all-pervading themes of evolution and ecology. Features of the 6th editon include: ...Read MoreThis introduction to botany has been revised and completely reorganized - from the molecular and cellular through the whole organism to the ecosystem. The authors emphasize the relationships between growth and development, and structure and function, within the all-pervading themes of evolution and ecology. Features of the 6th editon include: coverage of diversity informed by recent sequencing studies and cladistic analyses; inclusion of current advances due to molecular techniques and biotechnology; and new material on ethnobotany and medicinal plants. There are various supplements for this product.Read Less
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The "Biology of Plants" is bound to please. Written with Dr. Peter Raven, who has long been head of the Missouri Botanical Garden, itself a world-class treasure and leading research facility, the book is the perfect source for people, like me, who shied away from the life sciences as an undergraduate. Today, as I near retirement from a second career in ministry, I find myself drawn to the life sciences as a source to complete my knowledge of creation, as did some emminent divines in the Roman Catholic and Anglican (mine) tradition of "Natural Theology." This book overcomes some of my more severe shortcomings in basic plant biology and will help me enormously as I become more of a Naturalist.
Aug 28, 2010
This book really worth it's price - heavy on details and progressive in pedagogical issues, best choice for majors. Brilliant printing, revised content due to modern scientific trends. The only thing that upsets is ecology chapters only on web. I was really glad to have this book and read it cover to cover rapidly.
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