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Published by Springer .
Written in English


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Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL7449801M
ISBN 100387987819
ISBN 109780387987811

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The term plant loosely encompasses many organisms, from algae to flowering plants (angiosperms). Recent phylogenetic studies show a common lineage for all green plants, distinct from the red and brown plants. This new phylogenetic tree differs from older classification schemes in which the kingdom Plantae consisted of multicellular, photosynthetic plants that develop from embryos protected by Cited by: 1. At the same time, our thinking about the development of plants appeared to center on the coordination of the dynamic activities of the root, stem, leaves, and flowers. Of course, the fact that, unlike animals, plants cannot move from place to place to find mates or seek food introduced a new idea that some fine-tuning of their growth and Author: V. Raghavan. Get this from a library! Developmental biology of flowering plants. [V Raghavan] -- "The aim of this book is to present a sense of the accomplishments of the past and of the outstanding problems of the future in the study of plant development. An important feature of this book is. One of the world’s leading evolutionary biologists here reexamines the evolutionary history of flowering plants. This important book is the first to interpret the phylogeny of flowering plants in the light of modern knowledge about genetics, developmental biology, and ecology.

Book: Developmental biology of flowering plants + pp. Abstract: This book aims to present some of the accomplishments of the past and consider several outstanding problems of the future in the study of plant development plant development Subject Category: Natural ProcessesCited by: Pollination refers to the landing and subsequent germination of the pollen on the stigma. Hence it involves an interaction between the gametophytic generation of the male (the pollen) and the sporophytic generation of the female (the stigmatic surface of the carpel). Pollination can occur within a single flower (self-fertilization), or pollen can land on a different flower on the same or a. Written by Val Raghavan, The Ohio State University, an acknowledged expert in plant developmental biology, the book vividly describes the molecular and cellular steps of the unique and complex fertilization process that culminates in the formation of embryo and endosperm, focusing on the latest results from the model plant Arabidopsis. The text Cited by: Molecular Embryology of Flowering Plants written by V. Raghavan is a great book for plant development studies available in (PDF) get a free download. This Molecular Embryology of Flowering Plant's book is derived from my long-standing interest in the reproductive biology of vascular plants, in particular of the ferns and flowering plants.

The beauty and variety of plants has fascinated mankind for thousands of years, and this fascination continues today as plant developmental biologists discover mechanisms that control the establishment of specialized cell types, tissues, and organs from the fertilized egg during a plant’s life. Current Topics in Developmental Biology. Articles and issues. About. Latest volume All volumes. Search in this book series. Plant Development and Evolution. Edited by Ueli Grossniklaus. Volume , Pages () Download full volume. Previous volume. Apomixis in flowering plants: Developmental and evolutionary considerations. https. - Buy Developmental Biology of Flowering Plants book online at best prices in India on Read Developmental Biology of Flowering Plants book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : V. Raghavan. The study of plant development using molecular and genetic techniques is rapidly becoming one of the most active areas of research on flowering plants. Developmental Biology of Flowering Plants relates classical developmental work with the outstanding problems of the future in the study of Price: $