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eText: 
ISBN-10 007723426XISBN-13 9780077234263
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-07-340342-3ISBN-13 978-0-07-340342-7
Author(s): Mader, Sylvia
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 672
Description

Essentials of Biology is an introductory biology text for non-major students that combines Dr. Sylvia Mader's superb and accessible writing style with clear visuals, a comprehensive learning system, and abundant supplements. Essentials of Biology explains the principles of biology clearly and illustrates them in a captivating, easy-to-understand manner. It emphasizes the relevance of biology to students' lives within a framework of biodiversity and is organized around the major concepts of biology—cells theory, gene theory, evolution, the theory of homeostasis, and ecosystems.

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