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Origin of Land Plants

By: L Graham
320 pages, Illus, figs
Origin of Land Plants
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  • Origin of Land Plants ISBN: 9780471615279 Hardback Sep 1993 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
Price: £190.00
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Comprehensive account offering discussion of early environments, the history of thought on land-plant origins, various approaches used to study early plant evolution and the characteristics of green algae. Discusses ideas regarding evolution, comparative studies of fossil plants and carbon availability.


Early Silurian and Late Ordovician Environments. Approaches to an Understanding of Early Land Plant Evolution. The Charophycean Algae. Morphology, Ecology, and Physiology of Charophytes. Gaps Between Charophycean Algae and Land Plants. The Evolution of Plant Morphology: Cell Walls, Cytoskeleton, Cytokinesis, Intercellular Communication, and Histogenesis. Evolution of Plant Sexual Reproduction. The Origin of Plant Signal Transduction Systems, Phytohormones, Photomorphogenesis, and Secondary Metabolism. Land Plant Origins--A Summary. Literature Cited. Index.

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By: L Graham
320 pages, Illus, figs
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