Biology of Plants has long been the definitive text in introductory botany for biology majors. It is especially known for its impeccable scholarship, extensive coverage of diversity, chemical interactions, evolution and ecology, and magnificent art program. The new edition maintains the book's trademark authority, currency, and expert visuals, while offering a wealth of new information, especially in the areas of taxonomy, genomics, plant hormones, and Arabidopsis research.
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Some features of the new edition:
Coverage of diversity informed by recent sequencing studies and cladistic analyses.
Inclusion of latest advances due to molecular techniques and biotechnology.
New material on ethnobotany and medicinal plants.
Supplements: Interactive CD ROM, Laboratory and Preparation Guides, Overhead Transparencies, Printed and Computerized Test Banks (Mac and PC versions)About the Author:
PETER H. RAVEN is Director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, USA and one of the world's leading botanists and advocates of conservation. He received his PHD from University of California, Los Angeles after graduating form the University of California Berkeley, USA. In December 2001, the President of the USA awarded him the National Medal of Science, the highest award for scientific accomplishment in the country.
RAY F. EVERT is Katherine Esau Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin. His research interests include studies on the development and structure of the leaves of maize and barley.
SUSAN E. EICHHORN is Resident Programme Manager at the University of Wisconsin, USA
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