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Stern's Introductory Plant Biology Hardcover – Jan 10 2013

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 640 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 13 edition (Jan. 10 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0073369446
  • ISBN-13: 978-0073369440
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 2.5 x 27.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 Kg
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #296,671 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Kingsley Stern is currently Professor Emeritus of Botany at California State University, Chico.  He received his Ph.D. in botany from the University of Minnesota.  He is a member of the Botanical Society of America, American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and the California Botanical Society.

Shelley H. Jansky teaches at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

James E. Bidlack teaches at the University of Central Oklahoma.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa38d8c80) out of 5 stars Better than the Hardcover Sept. 4 2015
By Justin Rackham - Published on Amazon.com
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Finding this copy was a hidden gem. It is exactly the same as the hardcover, U.S. Version, just with a soft cover and different graphics on the front. It was also 1/4 of the price of the U.S. Version.

The book has very detailed tables and photos for learning about plants, but also includes some basic biology info, and a bit of chemistry.

All in all, a well rounded text book that is interesting to read and informative. Can't beat the price. Take care of it and it will be there just as long as the hardcover edition.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa38d8ecc) out of 5 stars Awesome Textbook! Oct. 20 2015
By Ben - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
If you need to learn some botany, this is the book for you!

As a botany student, this book is required for my class. Buying it used on Amazon saved me a lot of money, and it was in great condition. The diagrams are accompanied by actual images of plants, plant structures, etc. This is extremely helpful.
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HASH(0x9fb7e030) out of 5 stars A little wordy Dec 14 2013
By Tanner - Published on Amazon.com
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This was my book for an intro botany class. It goes into a lot of detail at a higher level than I was prepared for in an intro class. Not always a bad thing I guess.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9fb7e1d4) out of 5 stars I have this book for my botany class, bought ... Feb. 20 2015
By BabyStego - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I have this book for my botany class, bought via campus book store. I have learned more from the book then from my teacher. It's quite clear and very informational. I'll definitely be able to use this information in my further studies.
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HASH(0x9fb7e594) out of 5 stars Standard text, learn to love it. Feb. 11 2014
By Chris Lynch - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Most adequate, a SUNY required text,
great service fm Amazon, about half the price of B&N,
well worth a few minutes of shopping..