Practical Manual of Plant Morphology (Algae, Fungi, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms)

S Sundrara Rajan, Anmol, 2003, x, 592 p, figs, ISBN : 8126114029, $65.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Practical Manual of Plant Morphology (Algae, Fungi, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms)/S. Sundara Rajan

Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Classification of the plant kingdom. I. Algae: 3. General account and classification. 4. Myxophyceae. 5. Chlorophyceae. 6. Xanthophyceae. 7. Bacillariophyceae. 8. Phaeophyceae. 9. Rhodophyceae. II. Fungi: 10. General account and classification. 11. Myxomycetes. 12. Chlorophyceae. 13. Ascomycetes. 14. Basidiomycetes. 15. Deuteromycetes. 16. Lichens. 17. Bacteria. 18. Viruses. III. Bryophyta: 19. General characters and classification. 20. Hepaticopsida. 21. Anthocerotopsida. 22. Bryopsida. IV. Pteridophyta: 23. Classification of plant kingdom. 24. General characters and classification. 25. Fossils-a brief account. 26. Psilophytopsida. 27. Psilotopsida. 28. Lycopsida. 29. Sphenopsida. 30. Primofilicopsida. 31. Filicopsida. V. Gymnosperms: 32. General account and classification. 33. Pteridospermales. 34. Cycadopsida. 35. Coniferopsida. 36. Gnetopsida. VI. Angiosperms: 37. Root modifications. 38. Stem modifications. 39. Leaf. 40. Inflorescences. 41. Flower. 42. Fruits.

"Practical Manual of Plant Morphology aims to provide the students, a useful hand book to guide them in the proper study of the subject material.

"Theoretical details are kept at minimum and more emphasis is laid on understanding the structural details to enable the students a proper identification. A large number of properly labeled original diagrams are incorporated in the book as they are integral to the understanding of the subject.

"Utmost care is taken in the presentation of matter, style of writing and choice of illustrations so that the book is user friendly. The examples chosen for study are such that the book should cater to the needs of students of all Indian Universities." (jacket)

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