Site MapHelpFeedbackReferences and Resources
References and Resources
(See related pages)

Klar, Amar J. S. June 6, 2002. Fibonacci's flower. Nature, vol. 417, p. 595. Mathematics can explain spiral patterns in plants which reflect asymmetric patterns of cell division.

Renfrew, Colin. June 27, 1996. Kings, tree rings and the Old World. Nature, vol. 381, p. 733. Tree ring dating supplements historical information.

Roach, Mary. June 1996. Bamboo solution. Discover, p. 92. Bamboo has many uses, but it is not strong enough to support a building greater than one story tall.

Roig, Fidel A., et al. March 29, 2001. Climate variability 50,000 years ago in mid-latitude Chile as reconstructed from tree rings. Nature, vol. 410, p. 567. Tree ring data provide important clues to the past.

Shanley, Patricia. October 1999. To market. Natural History, vol. 108, p. 44. People in Brazil use and sell many parts of many types of plants.

Smith, William K., et al. December 1997. Leaf form and photosynthesis. BioScience, vol. 47, p. 785. Leaf structure and orientation reflect adaptations to maximize production of photosynthate.

Life, 5/eOnline Learning Center with Powerweb

Home > Chapter 26 > References and Resources