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New Manual of Bryology (2-Volume Set)

Series: New Manual of Bryology

By: Rudolf M Schuster

1295 pages, b/w illustrations, b/w line drawings, b/w distribution maps, tables

Hattori Botanical Laboratory

Hardback | Jan 1983 | #225112 | ISBN: 4938163304
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NHBS Price: £184.00 $237/€201 approx

About this book

This Manual represents a cooperative attempt to not only evaluate the present status of the field but to create a plateau from which a new impetus for research can spring. One of the current clichés is that in science new knowledge accumulates at an ever-accelerating rate, necessitating a stock-taking at shorter and shorter intervals. The numerous symposium volumes covering almost all aspects of biology reflect this. Such symposia, however, usually represent an accretion of special interest papers, and not a conscious attempt at synthesizing a comprehensive "status report". It has been a major challenge to compile a volume in which nearly all of the various aspects of bryology are so covered that a reasonably integrated work results.


Vol. 1
Chapter 1. Chemistry and Biochemistry of Bryophytes by S. Huneck
Chapter 2. Cytology of the Hepaticae and Anthocerotae by M. Newton
Chapter 3. Cytology of Mosses by H. Ramsay
Chapter 4. Genetics of Bryophyta by D.J.Cove
Chapter 5. Gametogenesis by J.D. Duckett, Z.B.Carothera & C.C.J.Miller
Chapter 6. Developmental Phsiology of Bryophytes by M.Bopp
Chapter 7. The Spore by G.Mogensen
Chapter 8. Spore Germination, Protonema Development and Sporeling Development by K.Nehira
Chapter 9. Reproductive Biology by R.E.Longton & R.M.Schuster
Chapter 10. Phytogeography of the Bryophyta by R.M.Schuster

Vol. 2
Chapter 11. The Morphology and Anatomy of the Moss Gametohpore by W.B.Schofield & C.Hebant
Chapter 12. Homologies and Inter-relationships of Moss Peristomes by S.Eswards
Chapter 13. Classification of the Bryopsida by D.H.Vitt
Chapter 14. Comparative Anatomy and Morphology of the Hepaticae by R.M.Schuster
Chapter 15. Evolution, Phylogeny and Classification of the Hepaticae by R.B.Mchuster
Chapter 16. Morphology, Phylogenyand Classification of the Anthocerotae by R.M.Shuster
Chapter 17. Musci, Hetaics and Anthocerotes-an Essay on Analogues by B.Crandall-Stoter
Chapter 18. Species Problems and Taxonomic Methods in Bryophytes by J.Szweykowski
Chapter 19. Paleozoic and Mesozoic Fossils by V.A.Krassilov & R.M.Schuster
Chapter 20. Tertiary and Quanternary Fossils by N.G.Miller
Chapter 21. The Ecology of Tropical Forst Brypphytes by P.W.Richards

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