Insectivorous Plants is a book by British
naturalist and evolutionary theory pioneer Charles Darwin. The book chronicles
Darwin's experiments with various carnivorous plants, in which he carefully
studied their feeding mechanisms. Darwin tried several methods to stimulate the
plants into activating their trap mechanisms, including feeding them meat and
glass, blowing on them and prodding them with hair.
Botany is the scientific study of plants and plant-like organisms. It
helps us understand why plants are so vitally important to the world. There were
two main ideas author attempted to embed here are : one was to put as much
plant-related information as possible into an evolutionary context, and the
other was to explain complicated problems with simple words and metaphors.
If we can gain understanding of how plants grow, then we may be
able to manipulate it to reduce both chemical fertilizer use and its
environmental impact without decreasing the yield. This book provides
information about the use of bio-agents, plant health, plant pathogen, property
of melanin, and the influence of rootstock and root growth. Major topics covered
are: The Use of Bio-Agents for Management of Potato Diseases, Plant Health, The
Organic Amendment Improve the Yield and Quality of Vegetable, Plant Pathogens,
Making Soil More Accessible to Plants, Coumarin&
Textbook of Botany is intended to introduce the student to the present state of
our knowledge of botanical science. Topics covered includes: General Botany,
Internal Morphology, Physiology, Special Botany and Cryptogams.
Author(s): Strasburger, Schenck, Noll, Fritz, Karsten, Lang, W. H.
This book covers the following
topics: Introduction to Horticulture and Plant Physiology, Basic Botany,
Plant Propagation, Soils and Fertilizers, Horticultural Equipment Management,
Plant Management, Backyard Composting, Pesticide Management and Safety, Basic
Entomology, Insect Management, Rodents, Birds, and Other Pests, Plant Disease
Diagnosis and Management, Weeds, Landscaping, Landscape Plants, Woody
Landscape Plants, Herbaceous Ornamentals, Principles of Vegetable Culture,
Vegetable Crop Recommendations, Fruit Trees, Small Fruits, Houseplants and Home
Greenhouses and Organic Gardening.
This book is designed to furnish classes
in our schools and colleges with a suitable text book of Structural and
Physiological Botany, as well as private students with a convenient introductory
manual, adapted to the present condition of the science.
This book is
the result of several years 1 experience of the authors with the Intermediate
classes. A lot of time is usually wasted in giving instructions and notes to the
students as to the procedure of the day's work. The authors feel that this
humble attempt at systematizing the practical work of Intermediate classes, will
go a long way to remove this difficulty.
This note covers the
following topics: Growth and Differentiation of the Young Stem, Primary Tissues,
Secondary Growth, Leaf Morphology and Anatomy, Root Anatomy and Morphology,
Water Movement in Xylem, Flower Structure and Ovule Development, Pollen
Development, Plant Hormones and Environmental Clues, The Classification of