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Plants & society / Estelle Levetin, Karen McMahon.

By: Levetin, Estelle.
Contributor(s): McMahon, Karen [autor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, 2016Edition: Seventh edition.Description: xvi, 528 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780078023033 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0078023033 (pbk. : alk. paper).Other title: Plants and society.Subject(s): Botany | Botany, Economic | Plants -- Social aspects | Plants and civilization | Botánica | Botánica, Económica | Plantas -- Aspectos sociales | Plantas y civilizaciónDDC classification: 580
Partial contents:
Unit I Plants and Society: The Botanical Connections to Our Lives -- Unit II Introduction to Plant Life: Botanical Principles -- Unit III Plants as a Source of Food -- Unit IV Commercial Products Derived from Plants -- Unit V Plants and Human Health -- Unit VI Algae and Fungi: The Impact of Algae and Fungi on Human Affairs -- Unit VII Plants and the Environment.
Abstract: This introductory, one quarter/one-semester text takes a multidisciplinary approach to studying the relationship between plants and people. The authors strive to stimulate interest in plant science and encourage students to further their studies in botany. Also, by exposing students to society's historical connection to plants, Levetin and McMahon hope to instill a greater appreciation for the botanical world.
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Includes index.

Unit I Plants and Society: The Botanical Connections to Our Lives -- Unit II Introduction to Plant Life: Botanical Principles -- Unit III Plants as a Source of Food -- Unit IV Commercial Products Derived from Plants -- Unit V Plants and Human Health -- Unit VI Algae and Fungi: The Impact of Algae and Fungi on Human Affairs -- Unit VII Plants and the Environment.

This introductory, one quarter/one-semester text takes a multidisciplinary approach to studying the relationship between plants and people. The authors strive to stimulate interest in plant science and encourage students to further their studies in botany. Also, by exposing students to society's historical connection to plants, Levetin and McMahon hope to instill a greater appreciation for the botanical world.

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