Plant Molecular Biology book

michael kahn kahn at wsu.edu
Sun Oct 22 18:28:18 EST 2000


In article <20001021.230427.-409551.0.dh321 at juno.com>, dh321 at juno.com 
(David R R Hershey) wrote:

> I agree that botany texts on websites or CDs would be excellent. Plant
> science societies, such as the Botanical Society of America and American
> Society of Plant Physiologists, would be the logical organizers of such
> efforts. Most plant science societies sell publications already, even
> online ones. They could provide quality control and credibility.
> 
ASPP has recently come out with The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 
of Plants, which is very, very good (see 
http://www.aspp.org/biotext/index.htm)  It will be a good test of the 
idea that a book can succeed, although it has an associated CD for those 
that need images to prepare lectures.
 
We have considered building some of the 2001 Advanced Plant Biochemistry 
summer course around it (http://ibc.wsu.edu/Events/2001_Course.html).  
Would this be a useful thing to do for those of you that teach in this 
area?  You can write me directly if you have comments or post to the 
group.

Michael L. Kahn
Institute of Biological Chemistry
Washington State University
Pullman, WA  99164-6340
509 335 8327
FAX 509 335 7643
e.mail kahn at wsu.edu






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