BIOL1020 Diversity of Life I:
The Plant Kingdom


 Prof. Sean Carrington, 
 Department of Biological & Chemical Sciences, 
 The University of the West Indies (UWI)
 Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.

Got to the Belorussiian Translation of this website by Martha Ruszkowski  

Course Text:

Evert & Eichhorn (2013) Biology of Plants
8th Edn. WH Freeman 
ISBN 9781464113512


This site has been featured by;-
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April 12, 2000 in
The Future of Plant Biology organized by 
Project Kaleidoscope  
July, 2000


Scott's Link-of-the-Day
April 4, 2000 as
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"Web Pick of the Day",
in April, 2000
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This course was inspired by an introductory botany course taught by the late
Philip Smith of the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

The photographs on the web site are mainly original slides taken by the author except where otherwise indicated (e.g. photomicrographs from Biodisc)

Line drawings were taken largely from
Fawcett, W. & Rendle, A.B. (1914-1936) Flora of Jamaica, British Museum, London.
Sachs, J. (1882) Textbook of Botany, Clarendon Press, Oxford.
Strasburger, E. et al. (1908) Textbook of Botany, Macmillan, London.
Wettstein, R. (1935) Handbuch der systematischen botanik, Franz Deuticke, Leipzig & Wien.


Created in 1999, this site was last updated on August 27, 2013.
Sean Carrington 1999
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