On 20 Feb 1998, Mark Hammer wrote:
> I was wondering if any of you have a suggestion as to a general
> interest book related to plants or plant science that might be
> appropriate for a sophomore-level Botany course.
One possibility would be essays from John King's "Reaching for the Sun:
How Plants Work (Cambridge University Press, 1997). The essays don't
require much background and have eye-catching titles such as "Plants are
cool, but why?" (includes cooling by transpiration & convection).
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Dr. Katherine M. Schmid
Dept. of Biological Sciences
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
kschmid at thomas.butler.edu