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Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany

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Learn to see and appreciate the amazing plants all around you, guided by a renowned Professor of Biology.


  • By This Professor
  • 01: The Joy of Botany
  • 02: Plants Are like People
  • 03: Moss Sex and Peat's Engineered Habitat
  • 04: Fern Spores and the Vascular Conquest of Land
  • 05: Roots and Symbiosis with Non-Plants
  • 06: Stems Are More Than Just the In-Between
  • 07: The Leaf as a Biochemical Factory
  • 08: Photosynthesis Everyone Should Understand
  • 09: Days and Years in the Lives of Plants
  • 10: Advent of Seeds: Cycads and Ginkgoes
  • 11: Why Conifers Are Holiday Plants
  • 12: Secrets of Flower Power
  • 13: The Coevolution of Who Pollinates Whom
  • 14: The Many Forms of Fruit: Tomatoes to Peanuts
  • 15: Plant Seeds Get Around
  • 16: Water Plants Came from Land
  • 17: Why the Tropics Have So Many Plant Species
  • 18: The Complexity of Grasses and Grasslands
  • 19: Shrublands of Roses and Wine
  • 20: The Desert Bonanza of Plant Shapes
  • 21: How Temperate Trees Change Color and Grow
  • 22: Alpine Cold Makes Plants Do Funny Things
  • 23: Bad Plants Aren't So Bad
  • 24: Modifying the Genes of Plants

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Catherine Kleier


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