Plant Biology

Plant Biology

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CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest subjects. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions. Whether you're need a course supplement, help preparing for a physics exam, or a concise reference for biology, CliffsQuickReview Plant Biology can help. This guide provides a valuable introduction to the concepts of roots, stems, leaves, flowers and fruit. In no time, you'll be ready to tackle other concepts in this book such as * Cell division * Energy and plant metabolism * Plant evolution * Fungi and viruses * Biogeochemical cycles * Plant geography CliffsQuickReview Plant Biology acts as a supplement to your other learning materials. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review you decide what works best with your needs. You can flip through the book until you find what you're looking for it's organized to gradually build on key concepts. You can also get a feel for the scope of the book by checking out the * Contents pages that give you a chapter--by--chapter list of topics. * Tabs at the top of each page that tell you what topic is being covered.
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 140 x 212 x 20mm | 381.02g
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 0764585606
  • 9780764585609
  • 2,261,404

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About Patricia J. Rand

About the Author Patricia Rand is a professional botanist and plant ecologist who, during her career, has been a university professor, environmental consultant to government and industry, and a national park naturalist.
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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Themes of Plant Biology. Chapter 2: A Synopsis of the Living World. Chapter 3: Cells. Chapter 4: Tissues. Chapter 5: Roots. Chapter 6: The Shoot System: Stems. Chapter 7: The Shoot System: Leaves. Chapter 8: The Shoot System: Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds. Chapter 9: Energy and Plant Metabolism. Chapter 10: Respiration. Chapter 11: Photosynthesis. Chapter 12: Mineral Nutrition. Chapter 13: Growth of Plants. Chapter 14: Cell Division. Chapter 15: Genetics. Chapter 16: Evolution. Chapter 17: Systematics. Chapter 18: Prokaryotes and Viruses. Chapter 19: Fungi: Not Plants. Chapter 20: Protista. Chapter 21: Bryophytes - The Non--Vascular Plants. Chapter 22: The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Vascular Plants. Chapter 23: The Plant Kingdom: Seed Plants. Chapter 24: Ecosystem Structure and Function. Chapter 25: Biogeochemical Cycles. Chapter 26: Plant Geography.
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