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Principles of Botany


Series: McGraw-Hill Key Textbooks Series

By: Gordon Uno, Richard Storey and Randy Moore

552 pages, Col photos, col illus, figs, tabs, maps

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #125998 | ISBN: 0071123717
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Paperback | Dec 2000 | #105833 | ISBN: 0071182535
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #126344 | ISBN: 0072472898
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About this book

This exciting new entry into the Botany market will be welcomed with open arms. It is intended for non-science majors, but can be used to teach Introductory Botany at virtually any level. Key features include a stunning new art program and engaging writing style from this well-respected author team.


Contents: An Introduction to Plants and Their Study
The Ecology and Natural Selection of Plants
Energy and Cell Chemistry
Plant Cells and Tissue Systems
DNA, Genes, and Cell Division
Plant Growth and Development
Root Systems and Plant Mineral Nutrition
Stems and Secondary Growth
Leaves and the Movement of Water
Flowers, Fruits and Seeds
The Diversity and Classification of Plants
Bacteria, Fungi and Algae
Bryophytes and Ferns: The Seedless Plants
Gymnosperms and Angiosperms: The Seed Plants

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In addition to writing numerous articles and textbooks, he is Editor-in-Chief of the American Biology Teacher. Randy was awarded the 1993 Teacher Exemplar Award by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT). Other awards and honors include a Fulbright Scholarship, a listing in the Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 1986 Most Outstanding Teacher from Baylor University, and 1980 Most Outstanding Teaching Assistant from UCLA. He received his Ph.D. in Plant Development from UCLA

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