Higher Education

Photo Atlas for Botany, 1st Edition

  • James W. Perry University of Wisconsin - Fox Valley
  • David Morton Frostburg State University
  • ISBN-10: 0534529380  |  ISBN-13: 9780534529383
  • 160 Pages
  • © 1998 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.00



Written by James Perry and David Morton, the full-color atlas includes photos of botanical specimens, utilizing light, transmission, and electron microscopy. It also contains macro photography of whole specimens, microscope parts and techniques, and biological tests commonly used in the laboratory.

Table of Contents

1. Microscopy
2. Plant Cells and Tissues
3. Plant Cell Structure and Ultrastructure
4. Nuclear and Cell Division: Mitosis and Cytokinesis
5. Meiosis: Basis of Sexual Reproduction
6. Kingdom Monera
7. Kingdom Fungi
8. Kingdom Protista
9. Kingdom Plantae I (The Algae)
10. Lichens: Fungus-Alga Symbiosis
11. Kingdom Plantae II (Bryophytes)
12. Phylum Bryophyta (Liverworts, Hornworts, and Mosses)
13. Kingdom Plantae III (Seedless Vascular Plants)
14. Kingdom Plantae IV (Seed Plants I: Gymnosperms)
15. Kingdom Plantae V (Seed Plants II)
16. Plant Structure
17. Laboratory Apparatus and Techniques
18. Common Chemical Tests Used in the Botany Laboratory

Meet the Author

Author Bio

James W. Perry

Jim Perry is Campus Executive Officer and Dean Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Fox Valley. Prior to his retirement in 2011, he also was Professor of Biological Sciences. Dr. Perry began his university education at Fox Valley's sister campus, U.W. Marathon County in Wausau, WI. He received his B.S. (Zoology and Secondary Education), M.S. (Botany and Zoology), and Ph.D. (Botany and Plant Pathology) from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His Ph.D. thesis was an ultrastructural study of the infection process and disease progression of a major fungal disease of potatoes. From 1983 to 1993, he was a faculty member at Frostburg State University. Dr. Perry and his spouse Joy reside in rural Winnebago County, WI, and spend as much time as possible at their cabin in far northern Wisconsin, seven miles south of Lake Superior. He is an avid outdoors person, vintage car owner, and owns, wrenches, and drives a 1962 Volvo vintage road race car on some of the nation's finest road race circuits.

David Morton

David Morton emigrated to the United States from London, England, in his sophomore year of high school. Dr. Morton earned a B.S. degree cum laude from the State University of New York at New Paltz and his Ph.D. from Cornell University. His thesis involved iron metabolism in vampire bats, and he continued his general interest in the physiology and ecology of bats throughout his career. Before retiring in 2009, he held positions at Wright State University and Frostburg State University. He chaired FSU's biology department for 9 years. He continues to reside in the city of Frostburg, Maryland, with Beverly, his wife of 46 years. They have one son and four granddaughters.