Part of the Jones a Bartlett Learning Special Topics in Biology Series! Plants play a role in the environment, in food, beverage, and drug production, as well as human health. Written for the introductory, non-science major course, Plants and People outlines the practical, economical, and environmental aspects of plants' interaction with humans and the earth. Mauseth provides comprehensive coverage of plants in the environment --global warming, deforestation, biogeography -- as well as the role plants play in food, fiber, and medicine.Begin with the sporophyte at the top of the diagram; its cells are diploid, just as ours are. ... The gametophytes have two types of gametangia: antheridia produce sperm cells and archegonia produce egg cells (for micrographs of actualanbsp;...
|Title||:||Plants and People|
|Author||:||James D. Mauseth|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2012-02-15|