Botany For Dummies
A Paperback edition by Rene Fester Kratz in English (Jun 24, 2011)
The easy way to score your highest in botany
Employment of biological scientists is projected to grow 21% over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations, as biotechnological research and development continues to drive job growth.
Botany For Dummies gives you a thorough, easy?to?follow overview of the fundamentals of botany, helping you to improve your grades, supplement your learning, or review before a test.
Covers evolution by natural selection
Offers plain?English explanations of the structure and function of plants
Includes plant identification and botanical phenomenon
Tracking a typical course in botany, this hands?on, friendly guide is your ticket to acing this required course for your major in biology, microbiology, zoology, or elementary education.
Botany For Dummies Paperback edition by Rene Fester Kratz
- Rene Fester Kratz
- For Dummies
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Publication date
- Jun 24, 2011
- Product dimensions
- 185 x 234 x 19mm
Part I: Plant Basics.
Chapter 1: Exploring Botany.
Chapter 2: Peering at Plant Cells.
Chapter 3: Identifying Plant Tissues.
Chapter 4: Vegetative Structures: Stems, Roots, and Leaves.
Chapter 5: Reproductive Structures: Spores, Seeds, Cones, Flowers, and Fruits.
Part II: The Living Plant: Plant Physiology.
Chapter 6: Metabolism: How Living Things Get Energy and Matter.
Chapter 7: Photosynthesis: Making Sugar from Scratch.
Chapter 8: Cellular Respiration: Making Your Cake and Eating It, Too.
Chapter 9: Moving Materials Through Plants.
Chapter 10: Regulating Plant Growth and Development.
Part III: Making More Plants: Plant Reproduction and Genetics.
Chapter 11: Greening the Earth: Plant Reproduction.
Chapter 12: Passing Plant Characteristics to the Next Generation.
Part IV: The Wide, Wonderful World of Plants: Plant Biodiversity.
Chapter 13: Changing with the Times: Evolution and Adaptation.
Chapter 14: The Tree of Life: Showing the Relationships Between Living Things.
Chapter 15: Examining the Forest Floor: Bryophytes and Seedless Vascular Plants.
Chapter 16: Their Seeds Are Naked: Gymnosperms.
Chapter 17: Say It with Flowers: Angiosperms.
Part V: Plants and People.
Chapter 18: Making Connections with Plant Ecology.
Chapter 19: Altering Plants by Using Biotechnology.
Chapter 20: Thriving on Plants in Everyday Life.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Weirdest Plants.
Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Improving Your Grade in Botany.