PLANT TAXONOMY 2E

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Tata McGraw-Hill Education
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The revised edition of Plant Taxonomy is designed to present the current principles, practices and techniques of plant taxonomy and contemporary classifications, and also to describe important angiospermic families and groups. It provides a broad and up-to-date synthesis of this active and fascinating field of botany in the most effective manner.
  

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 History of Plant Taxonomy
8
3 Classification
19
4 Taxonomic Structure
46
5 Plant Collection and Specimen Preparation
55
6 Examination of a Plant Specimen
61
7 Plant Identification
69
8 Plant Nomenclature Botanical Names and Phylocode
78
Origin and Evolution of Angiosperms
138
15 Botanical Library
148
16 Herbarium
152
17 Botanical Gardens
158
18 Floral Formula and Floral Diagram
165
19 Position of Some Selected Families in Classification Systems Proposed by Bentham and Hooker Engler and Prantl Hutchinson Takhtajan Cronquis...
171
20 550 Terms of Plant Description
176
21 Selected Families of Dicotyledons
212

9 Modern Trends in Plant Taxonomy
96
10 Numerical Taxonomy
115
11 Chemotaxonomy
121
12 Molecular Taxonomy
128
13 Serotaxonomy
134
22 Selected Families of Monocotyledons
469
Appendix 1
526
Appendix 2
547
Index
553
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O P Sharma, Formerly associated with Meerut College, Meerut

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