FOR GENERAL BOTANY
by WILLIAM K. DAVIS, WILLIAM NORRIS, ROLAND T. GARY and GERALD
4th ed., 110 pages, $14.95
manual has now been used a number of years in conjunction with
the introductory courses offered at Texas State University. The
original edition of 1956 was printed from mimeographed exercises
that had been laboratory tested for several years. The 1966 edition
was a single manual composed of both Botany and Zoology exercises.
In 1968 the
1966 edition was revised and illustrations were added. Topical
arrangement of the exercises was unaltered.
editions established separate General Botany and General Zoology
manuals. The Botany exercises have been extensively revised in
the present edition. The illustrations and contents have been
updated and the lengths of the exercises altered to better coordinate
with our present introductory curriculum.
Exercise 1: MICROSCOPY
Exercise 2: THE CONCEPT OF LIVING "PLANT CELL" AND THE
CONCEPT OF A "SEED PLANT"
Exercise 3: CELL TYPES AND TISSUES—MITOSIS
Exercise 4: STEMS
Exercise 5: MORPHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE ROOT
Exercise 6: MORPHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE LEAF
Exercise 7: PROKARYOTES—BACTERIA AND BLUE-GREEN ALGAE; SIMPLE
Exercise 8: FUNGI
Exercise 9: BRYOPHYTES—THE SPORIC LIFE CYCLE
Exercise 10: LOWER VASCULAR PLANTS
Exercise 11: LYCOPODS AND GYMNOSPERMS—SEED EVOLUTION
Exercise 12: ANTHOPHYTA—FLOWERS
Exercise 13: ANTHOPHYTA—FRUITS, SEEDS, AND SEEDLINGS
Appendix 1: MEIOSIS EXERCISE