By Claire G. Williams
This compendium on conifer reproductive biology is meant as a textual content complement for plant biology classes. this sort of quantity turns out well timed simply because wisdom of version flowering vegetation is increasing so speedy that every new plant biology textual content has much less written on conifers than the final. Conifer Reproductive Biology turns out wanted as a really good botany reference for all times technology pros, graduate scholars and complex undergraduates. Its content material used to be selected for its relevance to these operating in existence sciences: ecology, evolution, genomics, environmental sciences, genetics, forestry, conservation or even immunology. Its content material has additionally been formed by means of a development in the direction of the integrative learn of conifer reproduction.
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