Physiological Botany: An Abridgement of The Students' Guide to Structural, Morphological, and Physiological Botany

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D. Appleton, 1886 - Plant physiology - 292 pages
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Page iv - Society, etc.; and JB HOLDER, MD, Curator of Zoology of American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, New York. 12mo, 385 pages. A COMPEND OF GEOLOGY. By JOSEPH LE CONTE, Professor of Geology and Natural History in the University of California; author of "Elements of Geology,
Page 225 - ... bundles ; or the increased size of the coming leaf-bud will snap them ; or if these causes are not in operation, a gust of wind, a heavy shower, or even the simple weight of the lamina, will be enough to disrupt the small connexions, and send the suicidal member to its grave. " Such is the history of the fall of the leaf.
Page viii - Descriptive Botany," by Eliza A. Youmans. Designed to give an elementary account of Structural and Physiological Botany, or of the inner and minute mechanism and activities of plants. It treats of what the parts of a plant are built up, and what functions they perform In its history as a living being.

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