The eighth edition of the highly regarded botany textbook Raven Biology of Plants by Ray F. Evert and Susan E. Eichhorn offers the most significant revision in the book's history. Every topic has been updated with information from the most recent primary literature. The chapters have been carefully reorganized, with extensive updating of the Diversity Section and the Angiosperm Plant Body Section. The text also includes new photos, illustrations and chapter openers, making the text even more accessible and engaging. Biology of Plants presents an emphasis on the interrelationships of growth and development, structure and function, and evolution and ecology. A highlight of the new edition is a set of 8 new ecology essays that showcase ecologically relevant stories to bring the concepts to life. They cover a range of topics, from qGoogle Earth: A Tool for Discovering and Protecting Biodiversityq to the qDoomsday Seed Vault: Securing Crop Diversityq and qGreen Roofs: A Cool Alternativeq. In addition, a number of supplements will support both you and your students in using Biology of Plants to its full potential.(b) (c) 24a1 Development of root and shoot in a monocot Diagrams of oat (Avena sativa) plants, showing relative sizes of ... These stem-borne roots, commonly called adventitious roots, and their lateral roots give rise to a fibrous root system, anbsp;...
|Title||:||CourseSmart International E-Book for Biology of Plants|
|Author||:||Ray F. Evert, Susan E. Eichhorn|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2012-05-29|