Bryophyte Biology by Bernard Goffinet

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Leiden .

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An extensive survey of hornworts, liverworts, and mosses for advanced students and researchers.

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ContributionsShaw, A. Jonathan
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LC ClassificationsQK533.B715 2009
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource]
Pagination1 online resource (581 p.)
Number of Pages581
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25559273M
ISBN 100511455771
ISBN 109780511455773
OCLC/WorldCa437240808

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Considering both its breadth and its depth, it is an excellent choice for a graduate-level text book in bryology. As the most current work on bryophytes, Bryophyte Biologywill be an important addition to the botanical section of any personal of institutional library.5/5(2).

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This edition covers essential aspects of bryophyte biology, from morphology, physiological ecology and conservation, to speciation, and genomics.5/5(2). Bryophyte Biology provides an extensive overview of the hornworts, liverworts, and mosses; diverse groups of land plants that occupy a great variety of habitats throughout the world.

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Outlines the biology of bryophytes and lichens, noting differences and similarities in ecology, and emphasising the ecological relevance of growth form, life form and plant strategies. ADVERTISEMENTS: The division Bryophyta (Gr. bryon=moss) includes over species of non-vascular embryophytes such as mosses, liverworts and Bryophyte Biology book.

Bryophytes are small plants (2cm to 60cm) that grow in moist shady places. They don’t attain great heights because of absence of roots, vascular tissues, mechanical tissues and cuticle. They are terrestrial but require external water [ ]Missing: book. The Study Of Bryophytes Is No Longer Confined To Their Morphology, Anatomy, Life-History, And Phylogenetic Considerations.

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Richards in Manual of Bryology, edited b:; H. Verdoorn in and chapters in E. Watson's Structure and Life of Bryophytes, Prem Puri's Bryophytes - A Broad Perspective and D. Richardson's The Biology of Mosses, published inand respectively, no general accounts of.

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The authors expertly summarise the diversity of Cited by: BOOK REVIEW THE BIOLOGY OF BRYOPHYTES BRYOPHYTES AREN’T JUST SMALL TRACHEOPHYTES1 BRENT D. MISHLER2 University Herbarium, Jepson Herbarium, and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California USA The bryophytes, with species worldwide, are the most diverse group of land plants except for the Cited by: Bryophyte Biology - by Bernard Goffinet October Introduction.

With approximately 13 species, the Bryophyta compose the second most diverse phylum of land by: Bryophytes are the closest extant relatives of early terrestrial plants. The first bryophytes (liverworts) most likely appeared in the Ordovician period, about million years ago.

Because they lack lignin and other resistant structures, the likelihood of bryophytes forming fossils is rather small. Bryophyte Ecology Volume 1: Physiological Ecology.

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ADVERTISEMENTS: The below mentioned article provides a note on bryophytes. Fossil of Hepaticopsida: Fossils of the Hepaticopsida were previously not known before the Carboniferous while the lower vascular plants (the Pteridophytes) were known from a much earlier age.

This fact, naturally, gave rise to speculations. Recently however, Hueber () has discovered Hepaticites devonicus. Ecological and economic benefits of bryophytes 1.

Bryophytes were the world’s only plants for million years. Peat bogs are made mostly of moss called Sphagnum. They contain billion tons of carbon and cut down the amount of greenhouse gases.

Peat is harvested, dried, and used as a fuel. Bryophytes were a pivotal step in land plant evolution, and their significance in the regulation of ecosystems and the conservation of biodiversity is becoming increasingly acknowledged.

This. The study of bryophyte biology and ecology has been receiving growing attention worldwide and has major importance in the understanding not only of this group of plants, but also in identification.

There has been an increasing interest in bryophyte ecology over the past or so years, initially of a phytosociological nature but, additionally, in recent years, of an experimental nature as well. Early studies of bryophyte communities have led to detailed investigations into the relationships between the plants and their environment.

The first bryophytes (liverworts) probably appeared in the Ordovician period, about million years ago. However, because they lack of lignin and other resistant structures, bryophyte fossil formation is improbable and the fossil record is poor. Some spores protected by sporopollenin have survived and are attributed to early bryophytes.

The second edition of Bryophyte Biology (BB2) follows the first edition published only eight years previously. The differences between the two editions are great both in content and organization.

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The intention of the book is to. Like all land plants (embryophytes), bryophytes have life cycles with alternation of generations. In each cycle, a haploid gametophyte, each of whose cells contains a fixed number of unpaired chromosomes, alternates with a diploid sporophyte, whose cell contain two sets of paired phytes produce haploid sperm and eggs which fuse to form diploid zygotes that grow into g: book.

The gametes formed by bryophytes swim with a flagellum, as do gametes in a few of the tracheophytes. The sporangium—the multicellular sexual reproductive structure—is present in bryophytes and absent in the majority of algae. The bryophyte embryo also remains attached to the parent plant, which protects and nourishes it.

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The chapter on population and community ecology is particularly relevant for ecologists. Longton, R. The biology of polar bryophytes and lichens. Bryophyte biology, 2nd edn. The book achieves its aims – providing the reader has an understanding of the meaning of terms such as ‘prosenchymatous’, ‘anacrogynous’, ‘Bauplan’, ‘superincumbent’ and ‘nematodontous’ or access to a good bryological dictionary, there is a huge amount of useful information to be had Cited by: Get this from a library.

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Bryophyte Biology - edited by A. Jonathan Shaw August Introduction. Except for the marine environment, bryophytes, as a group, are nearly cosmopolitan in distribution. The Bryophytes are a division of plants that includes all non-vascular, land plants and can be split into three groups: mosses, hornworts and liverworts.

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