Plant Systematics download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael G Simpson

Plant Systematics download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael G Simpson year 2010
  • Book name: Plant Systematics
  • Author: Michael G Simpson
  • Release date: 2010/9/9
  • Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE PUBLISHING CO INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780123743800
  • Rating: 7.74 of 10
  • Votes: 248
  • Review by: Annie Passmore
  • Review rating: 8.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/23
  • Total pages: 752
  • Includes a PDF summary of 85 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Plant Systematics, Second Edition, provides the basis for teaching an introduction to the morphology, evolution, and classification of land plants. It presents a foundation of the approach, methods, research goals, evidence, and terminology of plant systematics, along with the most recent knowledge of evolutionary relationships of plants and practical information vital to the field. This updated edition has been expanded to include 15 fern families, 9 gymnosperm families, and increased angiosperm family treatments from 100 to 129. Each family description includes a plate of full color photographs, illustrating exemplars of the group along with dissected and labeled material to show diagnostic features. The book includes a new chapter on species concepts and the role and impact of plant systematics in conservation biology, and a new appendix on statistical and morphometric techniques in plant systematics. It also contains more detailed explanations of maximum likelihood and Bayesian phylogeny inference methods, an expanded coverage and glossary of morphological terms, and an updated chapter on botanical nomenclature. This book is recommended for graduate and undergraduate students in botany, plant taxonomy, plant systematics, plant pathology, plant anatomy, and ecology as well as scientists and researchers in any of the plant sciences.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 35H30M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Botany & Plant Sciences, Taxonomy & Systematics, Biology, Life Sciences
  • Available formats: WORD, AZW3, CSV, TXT, PDF, SNB, DOC, EPUB. Compressed in ZIP, BZ2, GZ, RAR, CAB
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 113.99 USD
  • Dimensions: 217x281x38.1mm
  • Weight: 2,330g
  • Printed by: Academic Press Inc
  • Published in: San Diego, United States
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