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The biology of bryophytes

Author: A Jonathan Shaw; Bernard Goffinet
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

A comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the morphology, systematics, ecology, and evolution of this fascinating group of plants, including completely new classifications for the liverworts and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Jonathan Shaw; Bernard Goffinet
ISBN: 0521667941 9780521667944 0521660971 9780521660976
OCLC Number: 702194254
Description: x, 476 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: List of contributors; Preface; 1. Anatomy, development, and classification of hornworts Karen S. Renzaglia and Kevin C. Vaughn; 2. Morphology and classification of the Marchantiophyta Barbara Crandall-Stotler and Raymond E. Stotler; 3. Morphology and classification of mosses William R. Buck and Bernard Goffinet; 4. Origin and phylogenetic relationships of bryophytes Bernard Goffinet; 5. Chemical constituents and biochemistry Rudiger Mues; 6. Molecular genetic studies of moss species David Cove; 7. Control of morphogenesis in bryophytes Michael L. Christianson; 8. Physiological ecology M. C. F. Proctor; 9. Mineral nutrition, substratum ecology and pollution J. W. Bates; 10. Peatlands: ecosystems dominated by bryophytes Dale H. Vitt; 11. Role of bryophyte-dominated ecosystems in the global carbon budget K. P. O'Niell; 12. Population ecology, population genetics, and microevolution A. Jonathan Shaw and B. Goffinet; 13. Biogeography and conservation of bryophytes Benito C. Tan and Tamas Pocs; Index.
Responsibility: edited by A. Jonathan Shaw and Bernard Goffinet.
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