Introduction to Plant Science, 1st Edition
- R.O. (Rick) Parker, Ph.D College of Southern Idaho (Retired)
- ISBN-10: 1401841880 | ISBN-13: 9781401841881
- 736 Pages
- Previous Editions: 2000
- © 2004 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $189.75
This revised text provides a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating world of plant science. From the basic requirements for plant growth, to genetic engineering and biotechnology, this easy- to- understand book is ideal for the high school level agriscience curriculum or college freshman level plant science course. Students will learn about the origins of cultivated plants, structure and anatomy, photosynthesis, respiration, propagation, production of major agronomic crops, and more.
Chapter 1: The Plant Kingdom.
Chapter 2: Origins of Cultivated Plants.
Chapter 3: Anatomy of Plants, Soils, Water, Nutrients, Biological Interactions, Photosynthesis, Respiration.
Chapter 4: Basics of Plant Growth.
Chapter 5: Vegetative Growth.
Chapter 6: Plant Propagation.
Chapter 7: Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.
Chapter 8: Major Agronomic Crops, Cereal Grains, Forage Grasses and Oil Seeds.
Chapter 9: Food Legumes and Forage Legumes, Vegetables, Small Fruits, Fruit and Nut Production.
Chapter 10: Sod Production.
Chapter 11: Careers in Plant Sciences and Horticulture.
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