Green Plants – Their Origin and Diversity 2nd Edition


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Green Plants – Their Origin and Diversity 2nd Edition Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Cambridge University Press Pages: 360 Illustrations and other contents: 9 Tables, unspecified; 21 Halftones, unspecified; 321 Line drawings, unspecified ISBN: 9780521646734 Categories: , ,

Completely updated to reflect current views on the origin of the major groups of plants, this standard 2000 textbook considers the astonishing diversity of plants and provides a concise account the plant kingdom, including information on topics ranging from cellular structure to life cycles and reproduction.

Weight0.8 kg
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 "Excellent line drawings and unusually good reference for students of botany. Amazingly concise and succinct, Green Plants still manages to cover a wide range of plant groups and topics." Science Books & Films "Only a trained botanist or biologist will be able to follow the intricate technical expositions of this masterpiece, but it so well written that an educated layman will gain a basic appreciation of the subject." Chicago Botanic Garden "This is an excellent, comprehensive botany reference for ecologists, biologists, and students of botany." Wildlife Activist