About the Book
This full-color textbook offers a complete overview on all the topics of botany, from plant anatomy to full ecosystems. It also introduces key concepts from other branches of science - like chemistry and biology - that are necessary for a fundamental understanding of botany. The book contains a glossary of terms to facilitate reading, making the text friendly even to beginners.
About the Author
James. D. Mauseth is a professor of botany at the University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on the genetics and evolution of unusual plants, such as parasitic species. He has written and co-authored several books on plants, including A Cactus Odyssey: Journeys in the Wilds of Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina.