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A Dictionary of Plant Sciences (3rd edition)

ISBN : 9780199600571

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¥2,739
Author: 
Michael Allaby
Pages
576 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
196 x 129 mm
Pub date
Mar 2012
Series
Oxford Quick Reference
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Completely revised and updated with over 250 new entries, the third edition of this dictionary offers broad coverage of all aspects related to the field of plant sciences including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history, and earth sciences. New entries such as evo-devo, sister relationship, polytomy, and parallel sequencing make this the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary available. Useful appendices (The Universal Genetic Code, The Geologic Time-Scale, SI Units, Plant Classification, Fungi Classification) and a dedicated companion website featuring web links to relevant online resources support and enhance the A to Z entries. Clear, accessible, and concise, this is the ideal dictionary for students of botany, plant sciences and plant biology, environmental science and horticulture, as well as for amateur botanists and naturalists, and for the general reader with an interest in botany.

Index: 

Preface
Contents
A Dictionary of Plant Sciences
The Universal Genetic Code
The Geologic Time-Scale
SI Units
Plant Classification
Fungi Classification

About the author: 

Michael Allaby has written many books on nature and environmental science. He is the General Editor of the Oxford Dictionaries of Zoology and Ecology, and co-author of the Dictionary of Earth Sciences. Other publications include the Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate; The Facts on File Weather and Climate Handbook; and the DK Guide to Weather.

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