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CliffsQuickReviewTM Plant Biology

  • ID: 2244699
  • Book
  • January 2001
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest subjects. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.

Whether you need a course supplement, help preparing for a physics exam, or a concise reference for biology, CliffsQuickReview Plant Biology can help. This guide provides a valuable introduction to the concepts of roots, stems, leaves, flowers and fruit. In no time, you'll be ready to tackle other concepts in this book such as
- Cell division
- Energy and plant metabolism
- Plant evolution
- Fungi and viruses
- Biogeochemical cycles
- Plant geography

CliffsQuickReview Plant Biology acts as a supplement to your other learning materials. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review — you decide what works best with your needs. You can flip through the book until you find what you're looking for — it's organized to gradually build on key concepts. You can also get a feel for the scope of the book by checking out the
- Contents pages that give you a chapter-by-chapter list of topics.
- Tabs at the top of each page that tell you what topic is being covered.
- Keywords in boldface type.
- Heading and subheading structure that breaks sections into clearly identifiable bites of information.

With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.
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Chapter 1: Themes of Plant Biology.

Chapter 2: A Synopsis of the Living World.

Chapter 3: Cells.

Chapter 4: Tissues.

Chapter 5: Roots.

Chapter 6: The Shoot System: Stems.

Chapter 7: The Shoot System: Leaves.

Chapter 8: The Shoot System: Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds.

Chapter 9: Energy and Plant Metabolism.

Chapter 10: Respiration.

Chapter 11: Photosynthesis.

Chapter 12: Mineral Nutrition.

Chapter 13: Growth of Plants.

Chapter 14: Cell Division.

Chapter 15: Genetics.

Chapter 16: Evolution.

Chapter 17: Systematics.

Chapter 18: Prokaryotes and Viruses.

Chapter 19: Fungi: Not Plants.

Chapter 20: Protista.

Chapter 21: Bryophytes--The Non-Vascular Plants.

Chapter 22: The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Vascular Plants.

Chapter 23: The Plant Kingdom: Seed Plants.

Chapter 24: Ecosystem Structure and Function.

Chapter 25: Biogeochemical Cycles.

Chapter 26: Plant Geography.
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Patricia Rand is a professional botanist and plant ecologist who, during her career, has been a university professor, environmental consultant to government and industry, and a national park naturalist.
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