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The Resource Botany for gardeners, written and illustrated by Brian Capon

Botany for gardeners, written and illustrated by Brian Capon

Label
Botany for gardeners
Title
Botany for gardeners
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Brian Capon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Capon, Brian
Dewey number
580
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QK50
LC item number
.C36 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Botany
  • Gardening
Target audience
adult
Label
Botany for gardeners, written and illustrated by Brian Capon
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0415/2004003695.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 18
  • 113
  • Lianas and Epiphytes
  • 115
  • Supportive Roots
  • 115
  • Special Methods of Water Uptake
  • 117
  • Adaptations for Water Storage
  • 118
  • Underground Food- and Water-Storage Organs
  • Wall Structure and Cell Growth
  • 120
  • Saprophytes and Parasites
  • 124
  • Mycorrhizae and Root Nodules
  • 126
  • Insectivorous Plants
  • 128
  • Part IV
  • Functions
  • 131
  • 20
  • Chapter 7
  • Control of Growth and Development
  • Growth Responses to Light
  • 134
  • Responses to Gravity and Touch
  • 137
  • Other Growth Movements in Plants
  • 140
  • Hormones and the Aging Process
  • 141
  • Growth Processes
  • Control of Branching and Adventitious Root Formation
  • 143
  • Other Hormone Effects: Synthetic Growth Regulators
  • 144
  • Environmental Control: Temperature
  • 145
  • Vernalization
  • 147
  • Enviornmental Control: Photoperiod
  • 148
  • 22
  • Chapter 8
  • Uptake and Use of Water, Minerals, and Light
  • Osmosis: The Cell's Water Pump
  • 152
  • Development of Root Pressure
  • 155
  • Transpirational Pull
  • 156
  • Cold Hardening
  • 158
  • Meristems
  • Mineral Nutrient Needs
  • 158
  • Soils
  • 163
  • Photosynthetic Apparatus
  • 165
  • Light Transformed into the Energy in Food
  • 168
  • Photosynthetic Process
  • 169
  • 22
  • Gas Exchange with the Atmosphere
  • 172
  • Part V
  • Reproduction
  • 175
  • Chapter 9
  • From Flowers to Fruits
  • Flower Parts and Their Functions
  • 178
  • Pollination by Animals
  • Seed Coats
  • 182
  • Road Maps and Rewards
  • 183
  • Inflorescences
  • 186
  • Pollination by Wind and Water
  • 189
  • Pollination Alternatives
  • 191
  • Reproductive Process
  • 24
  • 193
  • Seedless Fruits and Unusual Embryos
  • 195
  • Fruit Types
  • 195
  • Seed Dispersal
  • 198
  • Cost of Reproduction
  • 200
  • Chapter 10
  • Food-Storage Structures and the Embryo
  • Strategies of Inheritance
  • Genetics: The Science of Heredity
  • 201
  • Mitosis and Meiosis
  • 202
  • Life Cycle of a Moss
  • 203
  • Life Cycle of a Fern
  • 205
  • Two Generations of Flowering Plants
  • Part I
  • 25
  • 207
  • Chromosome Segregation during Meiosis
  • 209
  • Gene Segregation during Meiosis
  • 210
  • Consequences of Imperfection
  • 213
  • Origins of Polyploidy
  • 214
  • Custom-made Plants of the Future
  • Seed Germination
  • 217
  • Appendix
  • Plant Names
  • 220
  • 29
  • Other Germination Requirements
  • 31
  • Chapter 2
  • Roots and Shoots: How Plants Mature
  • Root Systems
  • 34
  • Root Growth
  • Growth
  • 36
  • Root Hairs and Branches
  • 37
  • Primary Growth in Stems
  • 38
  • Development of a Woody Twig
  • 44
  • Features of a Woody Twig
  • 45
  • Leaves
  • 13
  • 47
  • Part II
  • Organization
  • 53
  • Chapter 3
  • Inside Stems
  • Herbaceous Stems
  • 56
  • Stem Thickening
  • 59
  • Chapter 1
  • Other Features of Wood
  • 64
  • Monocot Stems
  • 67
  • Chapter 4
  • Inside Roots and Leaves
  • A Root's Primary Tissues
  • 71
  • Secondary Growth in Roots
  • 73
  • Cells and Seeds: Basics and Beginnings
  • Cellular Organization in Leaves
  • 74
  • Plant Cell Types
  • 79
  • Part III
  • Adaptation
  • 83
  • Chapter 5
  • Adaptations for Protection
  • Garden Habitat
  • Cells
  • 87
  • Environmental Modification
  • 88
  • Limiting Factors
  • 91
  • Protection in Extreme Environments
  • 92
  • Protection against Animals
  • 96
  • Protection by Camouflage
  • 16
  • 99
  • Protection by Ants
  • 100
  • Wound Healing
  • 101
  • Chemical Protection
  • 103
  • Mode of Operation of Chemical Protectants
  • 106
  • Other Methods of Defense
  • Cell Walls
  • 108
  • Chapter 6
  • Adaptations to Fulfill Basic Needs
  • Competition between Plants
  • 109
  • Reaching toward the Sun
  • 110
  • Spreading Stems
  • 111
  • Climbing Structures
Control code
ocm54487559
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780881926552
Lccn
2004003695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
580 C173 REV ; P ; XX-N/RF ; C-LS; C0305BT1 ; RF0106BT.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54487559
  • (Sirsi) o54487559
Label
Botany for gardeners, written and illustrated by Brian Capon
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0415/2004003695.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 18
  • 113
  • Lianas and Epiphytes
  • 115
  • Supportive Roots
  • 115
  • Special Methods of Water Uptake
  • 117
  • Adaptations for Water Storage
  • 118
  • Underground Food- and Water-Storage Organs
  • Wall Structure and Cell Growth
  • 120
  • Saprophytes and Parasites
  • 124
  • Mycorrhizae and Root Nodules
  • 126
  • Insectivorous Plants
  • 128
  • Part IV
  • Functions
  • 131
  • 20
  • Chapter 7
  • Control of Growth and Development
  • Growth Responses to Light
  • 134
  • Responses to Gravity and Touch
  • 137
  • Other Growth Movements in Plants
  • 140
  • Hormones and the Aging Process
  • 141
  • Growth Processes
  • Control of Branching and Adventitious Root Formation
  • 143
  • Other Hormone Effects: Synthetic Growth Regulators
  • 144
  • Environmental Control: Temperature
  • 145
  • Vernalization
  • 147
  • Enviornmental Control: Photoperiod
  • 148
  • 22
  • Chapter 8
  • Uptake and Use of Water, Minerals, and Light
  • Osmosis: The Cell's Water Pump
  • 152
  • Development of Root Pressure
  • 155
  • Transpirational Pull
  • 156
  • Cold Hardening
  • 158
  • Meristems
  • Mineral Nutrient Needs
  • 158
  • Soils
  • 163
  • Photosynthetic Apparatus
  • 165
  • Light Transformed into the Energy in Food
  • 168
  • Photosynthetic Process
  • 169
  • 22
  • Gas Exchange with the Atmosphere
  • 172
  • Part V
  • Reproduction
  • 175
  • Chapter 9
  • From Flowers to Fruits
  • Flower Parts and Their Functions
  • 178
  • Pollination by Animals
  • Seed Coats
  • 182
  • Road Maps and Rewards
  • 183
  • Inflorescences
  • 186
  • Pollination by Wind and Water
  • 189
  • Pollination Alternatives
  • 191
  • Reproductive Process
  • 24
  • 193
  • Seedless Fruits and Unusual Embryos
  • 195
  • Fruit Types
  • 195
  • Seed Dispersal
  • 198
  • Cost of Reproduction
  • 200
  • Chapter 10
  • Food-Storage Structures and the Embryo
  • Strategies of Inheritance
  • Genetics: The Science of Heredity
  • 201
  • Mitosis and Meiosis
  • 202
  • Life Cycle of a Moss
  • 203
  • Life Cycle of a Fern
  • 205
  • Two Generations of Flowering Plants
  • Part I
  • 25
  • 207
  • Chromosome Segregation during Meiosis
  • 209
  • Gene Segregation during Meiosis
  • 210
  • Consequences of Imperfection
  • 213
  • Origins of Polyploidy
  • 214
  • Custom-made Plants of the Future
  • Seed Germination
  • 217
  • Appendix
  • Plant Names
  • 220
  • 29
  • Other Germination Requirements
  • 31
  • Chapter 2
  • Roots and Shoots: How Plants Mature
  • Root Systems
  • 34
  • Root Growth
  • Growth
  • 36
  • Root Hairs and Branches
  • 37
  • Primary Growth in Stems
  • 38
  • Development of a Woody Twig
  • 44
  • Features of a Woody Twig
  • 45
  • Leaves
  • 13
  • 47
  • Part II
  • Organization
  • 53
  • Chapter 3
  • Inside Stems
  • Herbaceous Stems
  • 56
  • Stem Thickening
  • 59
  • Chapter 1
  • Other Features of Wood
  • 64
  • Monocot Stems
  • 67
  • Chapter 4
  • Inside Roots and Leaves
  • A Root's Primary Tissues
  • 71
  • Secondary Growth in Roots
  • 73
  • Cells and Seeds: Basics and Beginnings
  • Cellular Organization in Leaves
  • 74
  • Plant Cell Types
  • 79
  • Part III
  • Adaptation
  • 83
  • Chapter 5
  • Adaptations for Protection
  • Garden Habitat
  • Cells
  • 87
  • Environmental Modification
  • 88
  • Limiting Factors
  • 91
  • Protection in Extreme Environments
  • 92
  • Protection against Animals
  • 96
  • Protection by Camouflage
  • 16
  • 99
  • Protection by Ants
  • 100
  • Wound Healing
  • 101
  • Chemical Protection
  • 103
  • Mode of Operation of Chemical Protectants
  • 106
  • Other Methods of Defense
  • Cell Walls
  • 108
  • Chapter 6
  • Adaptations to Fulfill Basic Needs
  • Competition between Plants
  • 109
  • Reaching toward the Sun
  • 110
  • Spreading Stems
  • 111
  • Climbing Structures
Control code
ocm54487559
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780881926552
Lccn
2004003695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
580 C173 REV ; P ; XX-N/RF ; C-LS; C0305BT1 ; RF0106BT.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54487559
  • (Sirsi) o54487559

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