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1.1 Living at the edge of chaos
1.2 Process: the evolution of photosynthesis
1.3 Form: the origin of complex cells
1.4 Pattern: multicellularity in the algae
1.5 What is a plant?
1.6 Sub-aerial transmigration of plants
Further reading for Chapter 1
2.1 Plant development
2.2 Plant growth and differentiation
2.3 The integration of developmental processes
2.4 Cellular determination
2.5 The epigenetics of plant development
2.6 The theory of morphospace
Further reading for Chapter 2
3.1 The living response
3.2 The nature of evolutionary processes
3.3 Order, transformation and emergence
3.4 Macromutation and evolutionary novelty
3.5 Unity and diversity; constraint and relaxation
3.6 The phenotype
3.7 Variation and isolation
3.8 Conceptualising plant form
Further reading for Chapter 3
4.1 The yin and yang of reproduction
4.2 Sex
4.3 Dispersal
4.4 From sex to establishment
4.5 Dispersal mechanisms
4.6 The diversity of flowers
Further reading for Chapter 4
5.1 The phylogeny of plants
5.2 The non-flowering plants
5.3 Class Magnoliopsida – flowering plants
Further reading for Chapter 5
6.1 Plant diversity around the world
6.2 Aquatic and wetland plants
6.3 Halophytes
6.4 Plants of low-nutrient conditions
6.5 Plants of moist shady habitats (sciophytes)
6.6 Epiphytes, hemi-epiphytes and vines
6.7 Grasslands and savannas
6.8 Plants of cold or hot arid habitats
6.9 Island floras
Further reading for Chapter 6
7.1 Exploiting plants
7.2 Plants for food
7.3 Plants for craft and fuel
7.4 Plants for the soul
7.5 The scientific improvement of plants
7.6 The flowering of civilisation
Further reading for Chapter 7
8.1 The emergence of scientific botany
8.2 Evolutionary botany
8.3 Phylogeny, genetics and the New Systematics
8.4 The green future
Further reading for Chapter 8
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Plants - Diversity and Evolution

Plants - Diversity and Evolution

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