A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

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This comprehensive dictionary of botany has been revised and covers over 5500 clear and concise entries. There is wide coverage on topics including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, Earth history, and the Earth sciences. Also included is worldwide coverage of taxonomic groups - one-third of the entries are devoted to taxa, from bacteria and fungi to the main groups of flowering and non-flowering plants. New entries have been added from the field of molecular biology.show more

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  • Paperback | 515 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 30.48mm | 362.87g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 100 line drawings
  • 0192800779
  • 9780192800770

About Michael Allaby

About the Author Michael Allaby is a well-known writer on science and the environment. He is General Editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Natural History.show more

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Allaby succeeds remarkably well over a wide range of disciplines ... leaves one a better informed person, and who could ask for more from a dictionary? THESshow more

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