Van De Graaff’s Photographic Atlas for the Biology Laboratory, 8e

By Byron J. Adams, John L. Crawley  •  
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Print ISBN  9781617317651
• eBook ISBN  9781617317668
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This full-color atlas provides students with a balanced visual representation of the diversity of biological organisms. It is designed to accompany any biology textbook or laboratory manual.

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What's New in this Edition
Table of Contents
  • More than 1,000 full-color, high-quality photographs and photomicrographs depict specimens as they would be seen in the laboratory.
  • Updated photographs, illustrations, cladograms, and taxonomy throughout.
  • Addition of foraminiferans, radiolarians, and chytrids, as well as the female urogenital system in the fetal pig dissections.
  • Numerous dissections of plants as well as invertebrate and vertebrate organisms are presented for students who have the opportunity to conduct similar dissections. Sheep heart, eye, and brain dissections are among these.
  • Clear, accurate, completely labeled figures include life-cycle illustrations.
What's New in this Edition

• Design change, updated color palette, new chapter openers and page headers, etc.

• Updated multiple images, illustrations, and cladograms

• Additions and updates to multiple tables ensuring that taxonomy is current

• Addition of foraminiferans and radiolarians

• Addition of chytrids to the fungi chapter

• Addition of hagfish

• Class reptilia is more current

• Female urogenital system added to fetal pig dissections

Table of contents
Chapter 1: Cells and Tissues
Chapter 2: Perpetuation of Life: Mitosis, Meiosis, and Development
Chapter 3: Bacteria and Archaea
Chapter 4: Select Single-Celled Eukaryote Supergroup Phyla (“Protists”)
Chapter 5: Plantae
Chapter 6: Fungi
Chapter 7: Animalia
Chapter 8: Vertebrate Dissections
Chapter 9: Human Biology