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Ross Koning koning at ECSUC.CTSTATEU.EDU
Wed Feb 11 10:34:53 EST 1998

At 6:07 PM -0500 2/10/98, Dr. David Starrett wrote:
>  A basic question (apologies if this has come up, don't remember seeing it
>recently).  We are considering changing texts for our intro botany class.
>We now use Raven/Evert/Eichorn.  We have requested copies of the new
>edition of Moore et al.  Are trying to get a hold of another copy of
>Mauseth.  Have Stern.  Have requested Roust et al.
>  Any others we should be looking at?  Any recommendations as to
>good/appropriate text?  Our course is half Unity/Diversity/Taxonomy,
>including Cyanobac, Algae, and all of Fungi.  The second half of course is
>anatomy and then emphasis on Plant Phy.  What texts would fit the bill?
>The current one is great for the first half of the course, but a bit weak
>on second half.


My course is like that...Moore is much better in
support of plant physiology than Raven.  I think
it's the best on that score...but pricey.


Ross Koning                 | koning at ecsu.ctstateu.edu
Biology Department          | http://koning.ecsu.ctstateu.edu/
Eastern CT State University | phone: 860-465-5327
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