Jane Loudon, the Mrs Beeton of the
Victorian gardening world, wrote several popular books on horticulture and
botany specifically for women. In the 18th century, botany books were mostly
written for a female audience. Women were encouraged to study botany as it was
considered to be an acceptable activity for women.
Insectivorous Plants is a book by British
naturalist and evolutionary theory pioneer Charles Darwin. The book chronicles
Darwin's experiments with various carnivorous plants, in which he carefully
studied their feeding mechanisms. Darwin tried several methods to stimulate the
plants into activating their trap mechanisms, including feeding them meat and
glass, blowing on them and prodding them with hair.
Textbook of Botany is intended to introduce the student to the present state of
our knowledge of botanical science. Topics covered includes: General Botany,
Internal Morphology, Physiology, Special Botany and Cryptogams.
Author(s): Strasburger, Schenck, Noll, Fritz, Karsten, Lang, W. H.
This book is designed to furnish classes
in our schools and colleges with a suitable text book of Structural and
Physiological Botany, as well as private students with a convenient introductory
manual, adapted to the present condition of the science.
This volume takes the place of the author's Lessons in Botany and Vegetable
Physiology, published over a quarter of a century ago. It is constructed on the
same lines, and is a kind of new and much revised edition of that successful
This note contains explanation of algae,
structure of alage and its classification. The contents of this documents are
Dichotomous Key to Freshwater Algae, Groups of Cyanobacteria & Algae,
Dinoflagellates, Euglenoids, Brown, Golden brown, and Yellow brown Algae