Botany For Dummies

  • Filename: botany-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118110843
  • Release Date: 2011-06-15
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Rene Fester Kratz
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The easy way to score your highest in botany Employment of biological scientists is projected to grow 21% over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations, as biotechnological research and development continues to drive job growth. Botany For Dummies gives you a thorough, easy-to-follow overview of the fundamentals of botany, helping you to improve your grades, supplement your learning, or review before a test. Covers evolution by natural selection Offers plain-English explanations of the structure and function of plants Includes plant identification and botanical phenomenon Tracking a typical course in botany, this hands-on, friendly guide is your ticket to acing this required course for your major in biology, microbiology, zoology, or elementary education.

Biology Workbook For Dummies

  • Filename: biology-workbook-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118158401
  • Release Date: 2012-05-08
  • Number of pages: 312
  • Author: Rene Fester Kratz
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



From genetics to ecology — the easy way to score higher in biology Are you a student baffled by biology? You're not alone. With the help of Biology Workbook For Dummies you'll quickly and painlessly get a grip on complex biology concepts and unlock the mysteries of this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study. Whether used as a complement to Biology For Dummies or on its own, Biology Workbook For Dummies aids you in grasping the fundamental aspects of Biology. In plain English, it helps you understand the concepts you'll come across in your biology class, such as physiology, ecology, evolution, genetics, cell biology, and more. Throughout the book, you get plenty of practice exercises to reinforce learning and help you on your goal of scoring higher in biology. Grasp the fundamental concepts of biology Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong (or right) with a problem Hundreds of study questions and exercises give you the skills and confidence to ace your biology course If you're intimidated by biology, utilize the friendly, hands-on information and activities in Biology Workbook For Dummies to build your skills in and out of the science lab.

Android Phones For Dummies

  • Filename: android-phones-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118720295
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Dan Gookin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



A colorful guide to make your Android phone do your bidding The popularity of Android phones is simply exploding, so it's a perfect time for popular For Dummies author Dan Gookin to update his bestselling guide to all things Android phones. From setup and configuration to taking advantage of the latest amazing Android features, this practical resource is designed to make new Android users comfortable and to help veterans get the most out of their Android phone. Covering features that are common to the most popular Android phones, this book walks you through the basics of making calls, using the touchscreen, sending e-mails and texts, browsing the Internet, using the camera, staying in touch with social media, and so much more. Includes the Android essentials such as texting, e-mailing, accessing the Internet, using maps, taking photos, recording video, synching with a PC, troubleshooting, and more Shows how to expand your phone’s potential with the latest apps, music, movies, e-books, TV shows, and games available from Google Play Covers Android smartphones from leading manufactures including HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, and LG to name a few Android Phones For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your one-stop guide to getting things done and learning the ins and outs of your Android smartphone.

Botany

  • Filename: botany.
  • ISBN: 9781449648848
  • Release Date: 2012-09-01
  • Number of pages: 600
  • Author: James D. Mauseth
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



As new information is introduced and environmental changes occur, Plant Biology continues to develop and evolve as a science. Updated and revised to keep pace with these developments, the Fifth Edition of Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology provides a modern and comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of botany while retaining the important focus of natural selection, analysis of botanical phenomena, and diversity. Students are first introduced to topics that should be most familiar (plant structure), proceed to those less familiar (plant physiology and development), and conclude with topics that are likely least familiar to the introductory student (genetics, evolution, and ecology). Mauseth is sure to provide the latest material on molecular biology and plant biotechnology in an effort to keep pace with these advancing areas of study. All sections are written to be self-contained allowing for a flexible presentation of course material. Key Features: - Includes new content on molecular biology, plant biotechnology, and the most recent coverage of taxonomy and phylogeny of plants. - Now available with a new electronic laboratory manual. - Plants Do Things Differently boxes help students understand and compare plant biology with human biology. - End-of-chapter study guide includes nearly 50 or more questions in each chapter, urging students to test themselves on the most important points in the chapter. - Alternatives boxes encourage students to think expansively about alternative aspects of plant biology that are more advantageous in certain conditions.

Chemistry For Dummies

  • Filename: chemistry-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118092927
  • Release Date: 2011-05-12
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: John T. Moore
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118007303) is now being published as Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293460). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product. See how chemistry works in everything from soaps to medicines to petroleum We're all natural born chemists. Every time we cook, clean, take a shower, drive a car, use a solvent (such as nail polish remover), or perform any of the countless everyday activities that involve complex chemical reactions we're doing chemistry! So why do so many of us desperately resist learning chemistry when we're young? Now there's a fun, easy way to learn basic chemistry. Whether you're studying chemistry in school and you're looking for a little help making sense of what's being taught in class, or you're just into learning new things, Chemistry For Dummies gets you rolling with all the basics of matter and energy, atoms and molecules, acids and bases, and much more! Tracks a typical chemistry course, giving you step-by-step lessons you can easily grasp Packed with basic chemistry principles and time-saving tips from chemistry professors Real-world examples provide everyday context for complicated topics Full of modern, relevant examples and updated to mirror current teaching methods and classroom protocols, Chemistry For Dummies puts you on the fast-track to mastering the basics of chemistry.

Australian History for Dummies

  • Filename: australian-history-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9780730376439
  • Release Date: 2011-09-19
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Alex McDermott
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Created especially for the Australian customer! Exciting and informative history of the land down under Australian History For Dummies is your tour guide through the important events of Australia's past, introducing you to the people and events that have shaped modern Australia. Be there as British colonists explore Australia's harsh terrain with varying degrees of success. In this informative guide you'll Find out about Australia's infamous bushrangers Learn how the discovery of gold caused a tidal wave of immigration from all over the world Understand how Australia took two steps forward to become a nation in its own right in 1901, and two steps back when the government was dismissed by the Crown in 1975 Discover the fascinating details that made Australia the country it is today!

Accounting For Dummies

  • Filename: accounting-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 1118052358
  • Release Date: 2011-04-08
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: John A. Tracy
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Learn the basics of practical accounting easily and painlessly with Accounting For Dummies, 4th Edition, which features new information on accounting methods and standards to keep you up to date. With this guide, you can avoid accounting fraud, minimize confusion, maximize profits, and make sense of accounting basics with this plain-English guide to your accountant’s language. Understand how to manage inventory, report income and expenses for public or private companies, evaluate profit margins, analyze business strengths and weaknesses, and manage budgets for a better bottom line.

DIY Super For Dummies

  • Filename: diy-super-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9780730378099
  • Release Date: 2011-11-30
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Trish Power
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Take control of your retirement savings with this practical guide on DIY super Use this comprehensive and easy-to-understand resource to set up and run your own self-managed super fund. Discover how to manage your fund, stay on the right side of the DIY super rules, invest your super cash and run a pension from your SMSF. Find independent guidance — utilise Trish Power's knowledge of DIY super and her plain- English explanation of how super operates Set up a DIY super fund — find out how to create a SMSF in just ten steps Run your SMSF — learn to steer your fund's super CART (Compliance, Administration, Reporting and Tax obligations) Enhance your super savings — make contributions to prepare for a comfortable retirement Pay benefits from your DIY super fund — discover how you can pay lump sums or run a pension from your SMSF Understand tax-free super benefits — take advantage of tax-free super for over-60s and, potentially, pay no tax before age 60 In addition to the information contained in this book, you can visit Trish Power's website at www.superguide.com.au for more info about super. SuperGuide is free and Australia's only independent online resource for super. Open the book and find: How to decide whether a DIY super fund is for you Information about the costs of running a SMSF Steps to set up and run your own super fund How your fund can give you a tax-free retirement Tips for choosing an adviser or fund administrator Guidance on how to run a pension from your DIY super fund

Introduction to Botany

  • Filename: introduction-to-botany.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105111932393
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 626
  • Author: Murray W. Nabors
  • Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company



Introduction to Botany's comprehensive coverage captures readers' attention by showing them why plants are a fascinating and essential part of their everyday lives. The clear, concise text focuses on four major themesÑplants and people, conservation biology, evolution, and biotechnologyÑand gives readers practical and relevant information about the world of botany. Thematic boxes throughout each chapter further highlight the relationship between plants and readers' lives. Nabors' clear and engaging writing style keeps students interested in the science without ever becoming encyclopedic. Plants & people, conservation biology, evolution, and biotechnology. For college instructors, students, and anyone interested in plant biology or botany.

Training Your Brain For Dummies

  • Filename: training-your-brain-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9780470975411
  • Release Date: 2010-12-01
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Tracy Packiam Alloway
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Mastering the latest fitness craze-keeping your brain healthy at any age Judging from the worldwide popularity of the brain game, Nintendo DS, and such mind-bending puzzles as SuDoku and KenKen®, keeping one's mind as limber as an Olympic athlete is an international obsession. With forecasters predicting over a million people with dementia by 2025, today's young and senior population have a vested interest in keeping their grey matter in the pink for as long as possible. Training Your Brain For Dummies is an indispensable guide to every aspect of brain fitness-and keeping your mind as sharp, agile, and creative for as long as you can. Whether you want to hone your memory, manage stress and anxiety, or simply eat brain healthy food, this guide will help you build brain health into your everyday life. Includes verbal, numerical and memory games, brain games to play on the move, tips on the best day-to-day habits, and long-term mental fitness techniques Offers ten key brain training basics, tips on brain training through one's lifetime, and improving long- and short-term memory Includes advice on improving creativity, developing a positive mindset, and reaping the rewards of peace and quiet With tips on mind/body fitness, Training Your Brain For Dummies is a must-have guide for anyone, at any age, for keeping one's mind-and quality of life-in peak condition.

Botany Illustrated

  • Filename: botany-illustrated.
  • ISBN: 9780387288758
  • Release Date: 2006-10-14
  • Number of pages: 278
  • Author: Janice Glimn-Lacy
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Statistics For Dummies

  • Filename: statistics-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118012062
  • Release Date: 2011-04-12
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Deborah J. Rumsey
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470911082) is now being published as Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293521). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product. The fun and easy way to get down to business with statistics Stymied by statistics? No fear ? this friendly guide offers clear, practical explanations of statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that show you how these concepts apply to your everyday life. Statistics For Dummies shows you how to interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine the odds with probability, guesstimate with confidence using confidence intervals, set up and carry out a hypothesis test, compute statistical formulas, and more. Tracks to a typical first semester statistics course Updated examples resonate with today's students Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocol Packed with practical advice and real-world problems, Statistics For Dummies gives you everything you need to analyze and interpret data for improved classroom or on-the-job performance.

English Grammar For Dummies

  • Filename: english-grammar-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118493328
  • Release Date: 2012-11-14
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Wendy M. Anderson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Improve the writing and speaking skills you use every day Graceless with grammar? Perplexed by punctuation? Have no fear! This second Australian edition of English Grammar For Dummies explains everything from basic sentence structure to the finer points of grammar. Packed with expert advice, this book will help you to communicate more effectively and make the right impression every time. Structure sentences correctly — learn everything from making verbs agree to understanding clauses Avoid and fix common mistakes — find out how to revise the things your grammar checker underlines Punctuate like a professional — explore the correct use of commas, apostrophes, colons, semicolons and dashes Polish your writing style — discover how good grammar and good style go hand in hand Open the book and find: Ways to accessorise with adjectives and adverbs Tips for pairing the correct pronoun with the noun Advice about how to use numerals in documents Hints for writing emails and slide presentations Explanations of errors missed by spell checkers Learn to: Improve your writing and editing Understand and apply grammar rules Avoid common errors Connect grammar with style

Organic Gardening for Dummies

  • Filename: organic-gardening-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781119977285
  • Release Date: 2011-10-07
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Sue Fisher
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons



Reduce a garden's impact on both the environment and the wallet Organic Gardening For Dummies shows readers the way to ensure a healthy harvest from an environmentally friendly garden. It covers information on the newest and safest natural fertilizers and pest control methods, composting, cultivation without chemicals, and how to battle plant diseases. It also has information on updated equipment and resources. It helps the reader to plant organically year-round, using herbs, fruits, vegetables, lawn care, trees and shrubs, and flowers. Organic Gardening For Dummies show readers how to: Plan out the perfect organic garden Protect wildlife and help pollinators in a garden Grow a range of organic vegetables, fruits and flowers Manage pests in an eco-friendly way

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