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Plant Anatomy




Melody Sawyer



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Botany, Plant Science and Agriculture - Botany and Plant Science


$ 156


The branch of biology that studies the internal structure of plants is referred to as plant anatomy. This field includes microscopy of plants and the sectioning of its tissues. The study of plant anatomy uses systems approach which is based on the plant's activities. These activities are flowering, seed development, pollination and nutrient transport. The discipline is divided further into structural categories. Flower anatomy studies gynoecium, calyx, corolla and androecium. Leaf anatomy focuses on the study of epidermis, palisade cells and stomata. Stem anatomy studies stem structure, vascular tissues, shoot apex and buds. Root anatomy includes the study of root structure, its tip and endodermis. Fruit and seed anatomy refers to the study of structure of the ovule, seed, accessory fruit and pericarp. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts in the field of plant anatomy. Some of the diverse topics covered herein address the varied branches that fall under this category. Through this book, we attempt to further enlighten the readers about the new concepts in this field.