States Academic Press
Botany, Plant Science and Agriculture - Botany and Plant Science
Plants provide the necessary oxygen, food and medicine along with various other products. They are important for sustaining life on earth. The branch of biology which studies the life of plants is known as botany. This field studies physical as well as chemical properties associated with the life of plants. Plant biochemistry, plant anatomy, plant ecology, plant taxonomy, plant morphology, plant physiology, etc. are some of the primary branches of botany. It has applications in the diverse areas of agronomy, forestry, pomology, horticulture, plant breeding, arboriculture,etc. The various areas of research in this field include plant reproduction, evolutionary relationships, biochemistry and primary metabolism, and plant structure. Botany has undergone rapid development over the past few decades. This book brings forth some of the most innovative concepts and elucidates the unexplored aspects of this area of study. It aims to serve as a resource guide for students and experts alike and contribute to the growth of the discipline.