Plant Fruit Seeds

Author: David M. Schwartz
Editor: Creative Teaching Press
ISBN: 9781574713305
Size: 16,84 MB
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Introduces, in simple text and photographs, the fruits or seeds of an apple, maple, oak, hemlock, milkweed, corn, and kiwi.

Fruits Seeds And Plants

Author: Elizabeth R. Kellerman
Editor: Milliken Publishing Company
ISBN: 0787724661
Size: 18,75 MB
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The activities in this book explain elementary concepts in the study of the plants, including fruits and seeds, poisonous plants, seasons, and more. General background information, suggested activities, questions for discussion, and answers are included.

A Manual For The Identification Of Plant Seeds And Fruits

Author: René T. J. Cappers
Editor: Barkuis Pub
ISBN: 9491431269
Size: 15,98 MB
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The taxonomic identification of individual seeds and fruits of wild and cultivated plants is not always straightforward. The specialist literature and botanical reference collections can be helpful, and knowing where to begin reading and comparing can save a considerable amount of time. We wrote A Manual for the Identification of Plant Seeds and Fruits to make your search easier. It describes the inflorescence(s) and infructescence(s) seen in each of a set of 19 plant families, as well as the morphology of its seeds and fruits (with special emphasis on fruit typology); the dispersal units (diaspores); and, if present, heterocarpism and seed dimorphism. The manual is richly illustrated with 460 colour photos of inflorescences, infructescences, seeds, and fruits. Each entry concludes with a concise seed atlas that depicts the variation in the individual plant family's seed and fruit forms. A Manual for the Identification of Plant Seeds and Fruits includes the following plant families: Amaranthaceae Apiaceae Asteraceae Boraginaceae Brassicaceae Caryophyllaceae Convolvulaceae Cyperaceae Fabaceae Geraniaceae Juncaceae Lamiaceae Malvaceae Plantaginaceae Poaceae Polygonaceae Ranunculaceae

Annual Plant Reviews Fruit Development And Seed Dispersal

Author: Lars Ostergaard
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444314564
Size: 20,62 MB
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Fruit development and seed dispersal are major topics within plant and crop sciences research with important developments in research being reported regularly. Drawing together reviews by some of the world's leading experts in these areas, the Editor of this volume, Lars Ostergaard has provided a volume which is an essential purchase for all those working in plant and crop sciences worldwide.

Scientific Basis For Ayurvedic Therapies

Author: Lakshmi C. Mishra
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203498583
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Arguably the oldest form of health care, Ayurveda is often referred to as the "Mother of All Healing." Although there has been considerable scientific research done in this area during the last 50 years, the results of that research have not been adequately disseminated. Meeting the need for an authoritative, evidence-based reference, Scientific Basis for Ayurvedic Therapies is the first book to analyze and synthesize current research supporting Ayurvedic medicine. This book reviews the latest scientific information, evaluates the research data, and presents it in an easy to use format. The editor has carefully selected topics based on the availability of scientific studies and the prevalence of a disease. With contributions from experts in their respective fields, topics include Ayurvedic disease management, panchkarma, Ayurvedic bhasmas, the current status of Ayurveda in India, clinical research design, and evaluation of typical clinical trials of certain diseases, to name just a few. While there are many books devoted to Ayurveda, very few have any in-depth basis in scientific studies. This book provides a critical evaluation of literature, clinical trials, and biochemical and pharmacological studies on major Ayurvedic therapies that demonstrates how they are supported by scientific data. Providing a natural bridge from Ayurveda to Western medicine, Scientific Basis for Ayurvedic Therapies facilitates the integration of these therapies by health care providers.

Discovering Nature With Young Children

Author: Ingrid Chalufour
Editor: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605543152
Size: 10,98 MB
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Field-tested across the country, this comprehensive curriculum expands and extends the role science has traditionally played in the early childhood classroom. The first in a new series, Discovering Nature with Young Children explores the wide-ranging elements that make up the natural world around us. The curriculum replaces simple fact-feeding practices with the development of long-term scientific reasoning, including literacy skills and numeracy skills, such as hypothesis, inference, prediction, and estimation.

Seed Fate

Author: J. E. Lambert
Editor: CABI
ISBN: 9780851990729
Size: 18,67 MB
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This book presents current knowledge of seed fate in both natural and human-disturbed landscapes, from various regions of the world. Habitats considered range from mountain and arid deserts in the temperate zone, to savanna and lowland rainforests in tropical regions of the world. Particular attention is paid to plant diversity conservation when seed removal is affected by factors such as hunting, habitat fragmentation or intensive logging. Contributors include leading scientists involved in research on seed ecology and on animal-plant relationships from the perspective of both primary and secondary seed dispersal, and predation.

The Complete Guide To Saving Seeds

Author: Robert E. Gough
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427082
Size: 19,94 MB
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Enjoy your favorite varieties of garden plants year after year with this comprehensive guide to gathering, preparing, and planting seeds. Authors Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough provide simple instructions that clearly explain the whole process, from basic plant biology to proper seed storage and successful propagation. Gardeners of any experience level will find all the information they need to preserve genetic diversity, cut costs, and extend the life of their favorite plants to the next generation and beyond.

Plant Reproductive Ecology Patterns And Strategies

Author: Jon and Lesley Lovett-Doust Professor of Biology the University of Windsor
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198021925
Size: 15,48 MB
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This collection of reviews by leading investigators examines plant reproduction and sexuality within a framework of evolutionary ecology, providing an up-to-date account of the field. The contributors discuss conceptual issues, showing the importance of sex allocation, sexual selection and inclusive fitness, and the dimensions of paternity and maternity in plants. The evolution, maintenance, and loss of self-incompatibility in plants, the nature of 'sex choice' in plants, and sex dimorphism are all explored in detail. Specific forms of biotic interactions shaping the evolution of plant reproductive strategy are discussed, and a taxonomically based review of the reproductive ecology of non-angiosperm plant groups, such as bryophytes, ferns, and algae, is presented. Together these studies focus on the complexities of plant life cycles and the distinctive reproductive biologies of these organisms, while showing the similarities between nonflowering plants and the more thoroughly documented flowering species.

Explore Science

Author: Tara Lievesley
Editor: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435133955
Size: 12,64 MB
Format: PDF
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All you need to plan and teach each science lesson Integrating books and software for Reception to Year 6, this innovative programme provides a comprehensive science resource for the primary classroom. Each unit is packed with a range of exciting and challenging tasks, including investigations, practical activities and experiences that bring science to life.