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
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