Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development (3rd Edition)
By: Ray F. Evert (author), Susan E. Eichhorn (author) Hardback
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This revision of the now classic Plant Anatomy offers a completely updated review of the structure, function, and development of meristems, cells, and tissues of the plant body. The text follows a logical structure-based organization. Beginning with a general overview, chapters then cover the protoplast, cell wall, and meristems, through to phloem, periderm, and secretory structures. "There are few more iconic texts in botany than Esau's Plant Anatomy...this 3rd edition is a very worthy successor to previous editions..." ANNALS OF BOTANY, June 2007
About Author Ray F. Evert, Ph.D. is Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Contents Preface. Acknowledgments. General References. Chapter 1. Structure and Development of the Plant Body-An Overview. Chapter 2. The Protoplast: Plasma Membrane, Nucleus, and Cytoplasmic Organelles. Chapter 3. The Protoplast: Endomembrane System, Secretory Pathways, Cytoskeleton, and Stored Compounds. Chapter 4. Cell Wall . Chapter 5. Meristems and Differentiation. Chapter 6. Apical Meristems. Chapter 7. Parenchyma and Collenchyma. Chapter 8. Sclerenchyma. Chapter 9. Epidermis. Chapter 10. Xylem: Cell Types and Developmental Aspects. Chapter 11. Xylem: Secondary Xylem and Variations in Wood Structure. Chapter 12. Vascular Cambium. Chapter 13. Phloem: Cell Types and Developmental Aspects. Chapter 14. Phloem: Secondary Phloem and Variations in Its Structure. Chapter 15. Periderm. Chapter 16. External Secretory Structures. Chapter 17. Internal Secretory Structures. Addendum: Other Pertinent References Not Cited in the Text. Glossary. Author Index. Subject Index.
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