Botany

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Study Guide to the Science of Botany
A Free Online Textbook

Contributors

Introduction to the Guide
How to use this Guide
A special note ~ How to contribute

Table of contents[edit]

Winter landscape in rural western Europe
Plants tend to dominate both natural and rural landscapes
in all but the most rigorous of environments

Plant Biology[edit]

Chapter 1 ~ An Introduction to Botany 100% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
  • Botany as a Science
  • Living Systems
  • Plants and their Uses
  • Introduction to Classification
Chapter 2 ~ Plant cells 100% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
  • Plant Cell Structure
  • Basic Cell Function
  • Plant Cell Specializations
Chapter 3 ~ Plant tissues 25% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
  • Meristems
Chapter 4 ~ Plant organs 75% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
  • The Leaf
  • The Stem
  • The Root
Chapter 5   ~ Plant reproduction 75% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
  • Vegetative Reproduction
  • The Flower
  • The Seed and germination
  • The Fruit
Chapter 6   ~ Plant Morphology 25% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005

Plant Systematics[edit]

Chapter 7   ~ Plant Systematics 25% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
Chapter 8 ~ Microbiology 75% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
Chapter 9   ~ Phycology (The Algae) 25% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
Chapter 10   ~ Mycology (The Fungi) 25% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
Chapter 11   ~ Bryology (The Liverworts & Mosses) 25% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
Chapter 12   ~ Division Pterophyta (The Ferns) 25% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
Chapter 13   ~ Division Equisetophyta (The Club Mosses and Horsetails) 50% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
Chapter 14   ~ Division Pinophyta (conifers) 75% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
Chapter 15   ~ Division Magnoliophyta (I) (flowering plants) 25% developed  as of Jan 11, 2005
  • Magnoliopsida (dicots)
Chapter 16   ~ Division Magnoliophyta (II) (flowering plants) 25% developed  as of June 15, 2005
  • Liliopsida (monocots)
  • Grasses