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Published: 29 March 2012

576 Pages | 47 line drawings


ISBN: 9780199600571

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A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Third Edition

Michael Allaby

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Contains over 7,600 entries, with 250 new to this edition, covering all aspects of plant sciences, including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history, and earth sciences.
  • Provides additional content such as appendices, including the Universal Genetic Code, a geologic time-scale, SI Units, plant classification, fungi classification, and a dedicated companion website offering links to online resources.
  • 47 line drawings add to the clarity and accessibility of the text.

New to this Edition:

  • Completely revised and updated to include the latest in plant science research.
  • Over 250 new entries to expand coverage, e.g. evo-devo, sister relationship, polytomy, and parallel sequencing.
  • Useful appendices and a companion website that complement the A to Z entries and offer further information. The companion website lists web links to relevant online resources and is updated regularly.

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