Andrews University Press

Contemporary Plant Systematics

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ISBN: 9781883925253
Publisher: Andrews University Press
Publication Date: 2000-07-01
Number of pages: 569
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This fourth edition of Contemporary Plant Systematics combines the latest in updated literature and additional plant family representations with innovative electronic media.

Among the features of this fourth edition are:

New chapters on the latest developments in contemporary plant classification and the role of systematics in preserving plant diversity
500 all-new line drawings
Detailed descriptions of 275 plant families, using one page or a double-page spread for each family, with all relevant drawings and descriptions
More than 60 color plates with more than 500 color photographs of plant specimens
The updated third edition of the University of Wisconsin Photo Atlas of Vascular Plants (on DVD), now with more than 8,500 plant images representing 325 plant families
The all-new Interactive Keys to Vascular Plant Families of the World (on CD) for easy identification of plant families and cross-indexed to Contemporary Plant Systematics
An extensive bibliography to world flora, with more than 1,000 listings.

Packed with rich, four-color illustrations, this new edition is ideal for a broad-view beginning text and highly functional as a reference book for basic plant systematics. It gives students and serious amateur gardeners/botanists--wherever they may live in the world--a sufficient botanical understanding of vascular plants.

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