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Stern Introductory Plant Biology 9th Ed

Stern Introductory Plant Biology 9th Ed

This book is designed as an introductory text in botany. It assumes little knowledge of the sciences on the part of the student. It includes sufficient information for some shorter introductory botany courses open to both majors and nonmajors, but it is arranged so that certain sections—for example, “Soils,” “Molecular Genetics,” “Division Psilotophyta”— can be omitted without disrupting the overall continuity of the course. Botany instructors vary greatly in their opinions concerning the depth of coverage needed for the topics of photosynthesis and respiration in a text of this type. Some feel that nonmajors, in particular, should have a brief introduction only, while others consider a more detailed discussion essential. In this text, photosynthesis and respiration are discussed at three levels. Some may find one or two levels sufficient, and others may wish their students to become familiar with the processes at all three levels.

Author: Jansky Bidlack

Pages: 630

Issue By: eBook 707

Published: 2 years ago

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