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Stern’s Introductory Plant Biolog (15th Edition)

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book-author

James Bidlack (Author) ; Shelley Jansky (Author)

file-type

EPUB

isbn10

1260571041

isbn13

9781260571042

language

English

publisher

McGraw-Hill Education


Book Description

“Stern's Introductory Plant Biology” by James Bidlack and Shelley Jansky offers a comprehensive introduction to the study of plant biology. Here's what you can expect from the 15th edition of this textbook:

  1. Foundations of Plant Biology: The book covers fundamental concepts in plant biology, including plant structure, function, growth, development, and reproduction. It provides a solid foundation in plant anatomy, physiology, and morphology.
  2. Plant Diversity: Bidlack and Jansky explore the diversity of plant life, covering major plant groups such as algae, mosses, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms. They discuss the evolutionary relationships between different plant taxa and their ecological significance.
  3. Plant Ecology: The textbook examines plant ecology, including topics such as plant interactions with the environment, ecosystem dynamics, plant adaptations to different habitats, and ecological relationships between plants and other organisms.
  4. Plant Physiology: Bidlack and Jansky delve into plant physiology, exploring the biochemical and physiological processes that occur within plants, such as photosynthesis, respiration, transpiration, nutrient uptake, and hormone regulation.
  5. Plant Reproduction: The book covers plant reproduction, including sexual and asexual reproduction in plants, flower structure and function, pollination mechanisms, seed formation, and dispersal strategies.
  6. Plant Genetics: Bidlack and Jansky discuss plant genetics, including basic principles of inheritance, genetic variation in plants, genetic engineering techniques, and their applications in plant breeding and biotechnology.
  7. Plant Evolution: The textbook examines plant evolution, including the origin and diversification of plants over geological time scales. It discusses evolutionary trends in plant morphology, anatomy, and reproductive strategies.
  8. Applied Plant Biology: Bidlack and Jansky explore applied aspects of plant biology, including agriculture, horticulture, forestry, environmental conservation, and biotechnology. They discuss how scientific knowledge of plant biology is applied to address practical challenges and improve human well-being.
  9. Illustrations and Visual Aids: The book is richly illustrated with color photographs, diagrams, and illustrations to help clarify concepts and enhance understanding. Visual aids are used to illustrate plant structures, processes, and ecological relationships.
  10. Pedagogical Features: “Stern's Introductory Plant Biology” includes pedagogical features such as chapter summaries, review questions, and critical thinking exercises to help reinforce learning and assess understanding. These features encourage active engagement with the material and facilitate deeper comprehension.

Overall, “Stern's Introductory Plant Biology” provides students with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of plant biology, covering key concepts, principles, and applications in the field. With its accessible writing style, rich illustrations, and pedagogical features, this textbook is suitable for introductory courses in plant biology and related disciplines.

book-author

James Bidlack (Author) ; Shelley Jansky (Author)

file-type

EPUB

isbn10

1260571041

isbn13

9781260571042

language

English

publisher

McGraw-Hill Education

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