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Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

' The rapid advances made in the science of botany within the last few years necessitate changes in the text books in use as well as in methods of teaching. Having, in his own experience as a teacher, felt the need of a book different from any now in use, the author has prepared the present volume with a hope that it may serve the purpose for which it is intended; viz., an introduction to the study of botany for use in high schools especially, but sufficiently comprehensive to serve also as a beginning book in most colleges. It does not pretend to be a complete treatise of the whole science, and this, it is hoped, will be sufficient apology for the absence from its pages of many important subjects, especially physiological topics. It was found impracticable to compress within the limits of... Show More
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Michael Plotkin
Michael Plotkin (Faculty)
1 year ago
This text is fascinating in that its stated goal is to introduce to students the new botanical systematics. People interested in systematics can see what was cutting edge in 1890. Illustrations are fantastic too.
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