Vistas in Botany: A Volume in Honour of the Bicentenary of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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W. B. Turrill, R.C. Rollins, G. Taylor
Elsevier, Oct 22, 2013 - Nature - 564 pages
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Vistas in Botany features the study of life histories of plants, their development from spore or seed through vegetative phases up to the diverse phenomena of reproduction needs.
This book is a compilation of studies and research conducted by several botanists that discuss topics such as the taxonomy general principles and Angiosperms; plant biochemistry; causal plant ecology; plant geography; cytology; genes, chromosomes, and evolution; viruses; bacteria; fungi; Bryophyta; Pteridophyta; Gymnospermae; and plant physiology.
This publication is valuable to botanical specialists who wish to obtain updated knowledge in botany or phytology, and to students conducting research on the science of plant life.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 A VISTA IN PLANT ANATOMY
76
Chapter 3 PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY
100
Chapter 4 CAUSAL PLANT ECOLOGY
124
Chapter 5 GRUNDFRAGEN UND AUFGABEN DER PFLANZENSOZIOLOGIE
145
Chapter 6 PLANT GEOGRAPHY
172
Chapter 7 PALAEOBOTANY IN GREAT BRITAIN
230
PLANT CYTOLOGY
245
Chapter 8 GENES CHROMOSOMES AND EVOLUTION
258
Chapter 10 BACTERIA
313
Chapter 11 PHYCOLOGY IN RETROSPECT AND ANTICIPATION
328
Chapter 12 FUNGI
348
Chapter 13 BRYOPHYTA
387
Chapter 14 PTERIDOPHYTA
421
Chapter 15 GYMNOSPERMAE
494
Chapter 16 PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
519
INDEX
533

Chapter 9 VIRUSES
291

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