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Academic & Professional Books  Botany  Plants & Botany: General

Green Plants Their Origin and Diversity

By: Peter R Bell and Alan R Hemsley
349 pages, 21 b/w photos, 321 illus, 9 tabs
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  • Green Plants ISBN: 9780521646734 Edition: 2 Paperback Sep 2000 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
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Covers the diversity of forms found in the plant kingdom, from the simplicity of prokaryotic algae to the myriad complexities of flowering plants. Copiously illustrated throughout, it provides a concise account of all algae and land plants, with information on topics from cellular structure to life cycles and reproduction. It is arranged according to generally accepted classification schemes, beginning with algae (prokaryotic and eukaryotic) and moving through mosses, liverworts, fern allies, ferns and gymnosperms to flowering plants.


Preface; 1. General features of the plant kingdom; 2. The subkingdom algae - part 1; 3. The subkingdom algae - part 2; 4. The subkingdom algae - part 3; 5. The subkingdom embrophyta - bryophyta; 6. The subkingdom embrophyta - Tracheophyta, part 1; 7. The subkingdom embrophyta - Tracheophyta, part 2; 8. The subkingdom embrophyta - Tracheophyta, part 3; 9. The subkingdom embrophyta - Tracheophyta, part 4; Glossary; Suggestions for further reading; Index.

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By: Peter R Bell and Alan R Hemsley
349 pages, 21 b/w photos, 321 illus, 9 tabs
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From the reviews of the first edition: ' ! this book remains one of the best for use in botanical courses that introduce the fascinating diversity of plant life. Its wealth of information and breadth of coverage make it a sound, dependable, student text.' Plant, Cell and Environment 'This book is still one of the best reviews of the plant kingdom and deserves a place in the library of any plant ecologist, especially those needing a comprehensive reference to the kingdom.' Bulletin of the British Ecological Society
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