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The Miniature Angels in the Plant Kingdom: An Introduction to Bryophytes [English / Chinese]

By: Zhang Li (Author), Zuo Qin (Author), Hong Pou Ieng (Author)

148 pages, colour & b/w photos, b/w line drawings, colour tables

Guangdong Science and Technology Press

Paperback | Jul 2015 | #225787 | ISBN-13: 9787535961198
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Language: Bilingual in English and Chinese

The Miniature Angels in the Plant Kingdom succinctly describes what moss is, including types, shapes, and structures of bryophytes, life history, reproduction, how to identify bryophytes and other basic knowledge about diversity and conservation measures of Chinese bryophytes. It also shows some amazing phenomena closely related to bryophytes and recent scientific discoveries, including participation in the formation of rock, DNA barcoding identification of bryophytes and so on. The Miniature Angels in the Plant Kingdom contains easy-to-understand content, with maps and colourful illustrations. The book will be of interest to school teachers, students and nature lovers. The authors also hope the book to give readers an experience of the beauty of nature, triggering concern and love for it.

Summary in Chinese:
《植 物王国的小矮人:苔藓植物(中英文版)》简洁地介绍了苔藓植物是什么,包括有哪些类别,苔藓植物的形态构造、生活史、繁殖和传播方式,苔藓植物有哪些特殊 性及功用,如何识别苔藓植物等基础知识及中国苔藓植物的多样性和保育措施,也展示了一些与苔藓植物密切相关的奇妙现象和近期的科研新发现,包括参与岩石的 形成、“发光”的苔藓植物、“苔藓植物收音机”、通过DNA条形码技术鉴定苔藓植物等内容。《植物王国的小矮人:苔藓植物(中英文版)》行文流畅,内容深 入浅出,配图丰富多彩,辅有英译对照,是学校师生和自然爱好者的入门读物。此外,也期望通过此书,让读者体验大自然之美,触发关注自然、观察自然和爱护自 然的原动力与使命感。

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