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Systematic Botany, Second Edition

Bharati Bhattacharyya

ISBN 10: 8173198799 / ISBN 13: 9788173198793
Published by Narosa Publishing House, 2009
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Systematic Botany discusses classical and fundamental aspects of systematics as well as its recent developments. Special attention has been paid to the chapters on Origin of Angiosperms, Theory of Evolution, Variation and Speciation and Evolutionary Trends in Angiosperm Flowers, The International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, important herbaria, techniques for the preparation, storage and study of herbarium specimens, botanical gardens, and taxonomic literature which are discussed in detail and includes the study of some selected families belonging to 21 orders. For each family, general features and evidence from anatomical, embryological, chromosome numbers and phytochemical data have been added and evolutionary trends discussed. Attention has also been drawn to economic importance, geographical distribution of these families and endangered plants wherever possible. Key Features ? Hierarchy in plant groups and the concepts of species, genus and family ? Intricate rules of plant nomenclature, biocode and phylocode ? All major systems of classification ? Taxonomic literature, important herbaria and botanical gardens of the world ? Sources of taxonomic evidence, serotaxonomy, molecular systematics and numerical taxonomy ? Origin of angiosperms, theory of evolution, cladistics and evolutionary trends in angiosperm flowers ? Detailed study of some selected families ? Illustrations and description of some important taxa worked out in the laboratories NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: ? Description and illustrations of some important plants belonging to 21 orders Table of Contents Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / Acknowledgements / Introduction / Taxonomic Hierarchy / Nomenclature / Identification / Classification / Characters and Sources of Taxonomic Evidence / Numerical Taxonomy / Origin of Angiosperms / Theory of Evolution / Evolutionary Trends in Angiosperm Flowers / Variation and Speciation / Some Selected Families of Angiosperms / Some Illustrated Taxa of Angiosperm Families / Concluding Remarks: Taxonomy ? Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow / Appendix I / Appendix II / Glossary / References / General Index / Plant Index. Printed Pages: 588. Bookseller Inventory # 68451

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Title: Systematic Botany, Second Edition

Publisher: Narosa Publishing House

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

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Systematic Botany discusses classical and fundamental aspects of systematics as well as its recent developments. Special attention has been paid to the chapters on Origin of Angiosperms, Theory of Evolution, Variation and Speciation and Evolutionary Trends in Angiosperm Flowers, The International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, important herbaria, techniques for the preparation, storage and study of herbarium specimens, botanical gardens, and taxonomic literature which are discussed in detail and includes the study of some selected families belonging to 21 orders. For each family, general features and evidence from anatomical, embryological, chromosome numbers and phytochemical data have been added and evolutionary trends discussed. Attention has also been drawn to economic importance, geographical distribution of these families and endangered plants wherever possible.

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Bharati Bhattacharyya.: Department of Botany, Gargi College University of Delhi, Delhi

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