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Laboratory Topics in Botany

TextbookHandbook / Manual

By: Susan E Eichhorn(Author), Joy Perry(Author), Ray F Evert(Author)

100 pages, illustrations

W.H. Freeman & Co. Ltd

Unbound | Jul 2012 | #200243 | ISBN-13: 9781464118104
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Laboratory Topics in Botany familiarizes students with recent advances in botany, while maintaining a strong emphasis on the basic facts and principles necessary for a sound foundation in the plant sciences.This manual complements Raven Biology of Plants, Eighth Edition, and has been updated to reflect the changes made to the textbook.


- The Microscope
- Scientific Inquiry: Formulating a Hypothesis
- Introduction to the Vascular Plant Body
- Introduction to the Eukaryotic Cell
- Mitosis and Cytokinesis
- The Movement of Substances into and out of Cells
- Respiration and Enzyme Action
- Photosynthesis
- Meiosis
- Genetics
- Prokaryotes
- Fungi
- Protists: Euglenoids, Stramenopiles, and Red Algae
- Protists: Green Algae and Slime Molds
- Bryophytes
- Seedless Vascular Plants: The Lycopodiophyta and Monilophyta
- Seed Plants: The Gymnosperms
- Seed Plants: The Angiosperms
- Fruits and Fruit Development
- Early Development of the Plant Body
- Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body
- The Root
- Primary Structure of the Stem
- The Leaf
- Woody Stems
- Wood: Secondary Xylem
- Growth Regulators / External Factors and Plant Growth
- Inorganic Nutrients Required by Plants
- The Movement of Water and Solutes in Plants
- Ecology
- Appendices:
- A How to Write a Lab Report
- B Basic Statistics for the Botany Lab / Using the Spectrophotometer
- C Classification of Living Organisms Traditionally Regarded as Plants D – 1
- D Metric Table E – 1
- E Plant Propagation F – 1

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Susan E. Eichhorn is from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. Joy Perry is from the University of Wisconsin, USA. Ray F. Evert is from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.


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