8 edition of More plants that changed history found in the catalog.
Discusses the influence papyrus and paper, rubber growing, and the tea and opium trade have had on the relationships between nations.
|Statement||Joan Elma Rahn ; illustrated by the author.|
|Contributions||Rahn, Joan Elma, 1929-|
|LC Classifications||SB71 .R25 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||84021563|
Early Vascular Plants The first detailed vascular plant fossils appear in rocks from middle Silurian, about million years ago. The oldest of these, including a plant called Aglaophyton, appear to have possessed conducting cells similar to the hydroids of mosses. These ancient plants, which are sometimes called prototracheophytes, may have been an evolutionary link between the bryophytes Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species" on Novem and forever changed the way humans think about science. It's not an exaggeration to say that Darwin's landmark work became one of the most influential books in ://
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