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Contains over 7,600 entries, with 250 new to this edition, covering all aspects of plant sciences, including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history, and earth sciences.
Provides additional content such as appendices, including the Universal Genetic Code, a geologic time-scale, SI Units, plant classification, fungi classification, and a dedicated companion website offering links to online resources.
47 line drawings add to the clarity and accessibility of the text.
New to this edition
Completely revised and updated to include the latest in plant science research.
Over 250 new entries to expand coverage, e.g. evo-devo, sister relationship, polytomy, and parallel sequencing.
Useful appendices and a companion website that complement the A to Z entries and offer further information. The companion website lists web links to relevant online resources and is updated regularly.
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.
Readership: Students of botany, plant sciences and plant biology, environmental science and horticulture; amateur botanists and naturalists; the general reader with an interest in botany.