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ISBN-13 9781449680527ISBN-10 1449680526
ISBN-10 0763785504ISBN-13 9780763785505
Author(s): James D. Mauseth, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 502

Part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Special Topics in Biology Series! Plants play a role in the environment, in food, beverage, and drug production, as well as human health. Written for the introductory, non-science major course, Plants and People outlines the practical, economical, and environmental aspects of plants' interaction with humans and the earth. Mauseth provides comprehensive coverage of plants in the environment --global warming, deforestation, biogeography -- as well as the role plants play in food, fiber, and medicine.