Plant anatomy an applied approach

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Plant anatomy an applied approach Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Blackwell Publishing Pages: 312 ISBN: 9781405126793 Category:

This is a textbook providing an overview of all aspects of plant anatomy.It emphasises the application of plant anatomy and its relevance to botanical research. Complete with C/D

302 pps soft back

Weight0.64 kg
"This book would be an excellent resource for undergraduate or graduate courses in plant anatomy and plant biology, and a valuable reference for researchers and postgraduates. Summing Up: Highly recommended." ( CHOICE , February 2009) Plant anatomy is a foundational and ever-advancing topic. This book by plant anatomy experts Cutler (honorary research fellow, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and president, Linnean Society of London, UK), Botha (Rhodes Univ., Grahamstown, South Africa), and Stevenson (curator and vice president for botanical science, New York Botanical Garden) give an up-to-date and concise treatment of the subject. The work covers classic subjects including morphology, tissue systems, meristems, transport systems, organs, and reproductive structures. Additional chapters address adaptive and applied aspects of plant anatomy, as well as practical microtechnique. A glossary with pictures provides a quick reference guide for terms...This book would be an excellent resource for undergraduate or graduate courses in plant anatomy and plant biology, and a valuable reference for researchers and postgraduates. Summing Up : Highly recommended. All undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals.-- R. B. Pratt, California State University--Bakersfield ( Choice, February 2009) "The book is very attractively priced, benefits from many excellent colour images ... Plant anatomy: an applied approach deserves to do well!" ( Annals of Botany )

Author Biography

David F Cutler is currently an Honorary Research Fellow at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a Visiting Professor in Botany, Reading University, and an Honorary Lecturer, Imperial College, London University. He was formerly Deputy Keeper and Head of the Plant Anatomy Section, Jodrell Laboratory, RBG Kew. He is currently President of the Linnean Society of London. His research is in pure and applied plant anatomy, including systematic anatomy of angiosperms, functional aspects of plant structure and identification of fragmentary plant material. Ted Botha is Professor of Botany and was Head of Department at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. His research into plant structure and function is recognized internationally as well as locally, by the National Research Foundation. He serves on the organizing committees for several international plant structure-function groups, and is a former President of The South African Association of Botany. His contribution to teaching at Rhodes University was recognized through the award of the Vice Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2005. Dennis Wm Stevenson is currently Rupert Barneby Curator and Vice President for Botanical Science at the New York Botanical Garden. He also serves as editor of the journal Botanical Review , has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, and edited 11 books ranging from horticulture to paleobotany to genomics. He holds adjunct faculty positions at City University of New York, Columbia University, Cornell University, New York University, and Yale University.