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From Growing to Biology: Plants 1e

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Gokhan Hacisalihoglu, Florida A&M University

Copyright Year: 2021

ISBN 13: 9781736577912

Publisher: Florida State University

Language: English

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Reviewed by Kimberly Amaral Newton, Professor of Biology, Sustainable Agriculture Program Coordinator, Bristol Community College on 6/28/21

Topic-wise, this text can be considered almost too comprehensive, as it includes chapters on fungi and cyanobacteria (for a plant textbook), as well as chapters on "growth mindset and grit" and "how to study STEM." However, individual chapters... read more

Reviewed by Sabeeha Shariff, Adjunct Biology Professor, College of DuPage on 4/13/21

It is a comprehensive text but may even be too broad in its scope. Author should narrow focus. read more

Table of Contents

  • CHAPTER 01. PLANTAE KINGDOM
  • CHAPTER 02. PLANT CELLS AND TISSUES
  • CHAPTER 03. ROOT SYSTEM
  • CHAPTER 04. SHOOT SYSTEM
  • CHAPTER 05. SYSTEMATICS
  • CHAPTER 06. ALGAE (PROTISTA PHYLUM)
  • CHAPTER 07. BRYOPHYTES
  • CHAPTER 08. SEEDLESS PLANTS (FERNS AND FERN RELATIVES)
  • CHAPTER 09. GYMNOSPERMS (CONE BEARING)
  • CHAPTER 10. FLOWERS, FRUITS, AND SEEDS (FLOWERING ANGIOSPERMS)
  • CHAPTER 11. PLANT HORMONES
  • CHAPTER 12. GENETICS
  • CHAPTER 13. PLANT NUTRITION 
  • CHAPTER 14. WATER AND SOLUTE TRANSPORT
  • CHAPTER 15. SECONDARY GROWTH
  • CHAPTER 16. PHOTOSYNTHESIS (PS)
  • CHAPTER 17. CELLULAR RESPIRATION
  • CHAPTER 18. INDOOR VERTICAL FARMING AND CULTIVATING PLANTS IN MICROGRAVITY
  • CHAPTER 19. HUMAN NUTRITION FROM PLANTS AND PLANT-BASED PROTEINS
  • CHAPTER 20. SEED GERMINATION AND SEEDLING ESTABLISHMMENT
  • CHAPTER 21. TEA GROWING, BREW, AND LEAVES
  • CHAPTER 22. COFFEE GROWING, ROAST, GRIND, AND BEANS
  • CHAPTER 23. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS
  • CHAPTER 24. SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND CRISPR GENE EDITING IN CROPS
  • CHAPTER 25. MINING PLANT SUPERB VARIETIES FOR INCREASED RESILIENCE TO SUBOPTIMAL CONDITIONS
  • CHAPTER 26. FUNGI KINGDOM
  • CHAPTER 27. CYANOBACTERIA AND VIRUSES (COVID-19 PANDEMIC EDITION)
  • CHAPTER 28. GROWTH MINDSET AND GRIT
  • CHAPTER 29. STUDENT LEARNING
  • CHAPTER 30. HOW TO STUDY STEM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH)

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  • About the Book

    Ready to find out how plants are grown and function? Take a fantastic voyage through plants. From Growing to Biology: Plants 1e brings the latest information for understanding of traditional and modern plant growing, form, and production. Topics covered in 30 chapters include concise and up-to-date ‘big picture’ infographics, student learning outcomes (SLOs), key vocabulary, assessment, as well as identification of 120 species, and more. Moreover, author Dr. G. Hacisalihoglu emphasizes on leaning concepts, binding those concepts together with visuals approach to make learning faster and more memorable.

    From Growing to Biology: Plants 1e is packed full of horticultural information that is ideal for both academia and industry growers. It is basic enough that if you are just getting started learning plants, you will be able to catch up. Always remember that practice makes permanent and keep going to take your learning plant bio to new levels.

    About the Contributors

    Author

    Dr. Gokhan Hacisalihoglu is a Professor of Biological Sciences at Florida A&M University. He earned his Ph.D. in plant biology from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. He has several years of experience teaching a variety of university courses from first year General Biology to Plant Anatomy & Development, and Scientist Life Skills. He won many teaching and research awards including FAMU Teaching Innovation Award, FAMU Advanced Teacher of the Year Award, FAMU Teacher of the Year Award, FAMU Research Excellent Award, and Best Professor of the Arts & Sciences. He is a member of the American Society of Plant Biologists. He was a visiting fellow at Michigan State University, Florida State University, Cornell University, and University of Florida. He has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to Japan as an expert consultant in Plant Biology. Throughout his scientific career, Dr. Hacisalihoglu has had the opportunity to mentor and direct a diverse group of undergrad and grad students. Dr. Hacisalihoglu looks forward to developing new collaborations.