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Question 1: Pollan, M., The Botany of Desire: a plant's-eye view of the world, London: Bloomsbury, ISBN 0-7475-6300-4 - Account of the ________ of plants and humans
CoevolutionParasitismCharles DarwinFlower

Question 2: The genetic laws of inheritance were discovered in this way by ________, who was studying the way pea shape is inherited.
GeneticsModern evolutionary synthesisGregor MendelHeredity

Question 3: At each of these levels a botanist might be concerned with the classification (________), structure (anatomy and morphology), or function (physiology) of plant life.
Folk taxonomyBiological classificationTaxonomyMilitary taxonomy

Question 4: In 1665, using an early microscope, ________ discovered cells in cork, and a short time later in living plant tissue.
EnglandScientific revolutionRobert HookeChristopher Wren

Question 5: Botany, plant science(s), phytology, or plant biology is a branch of ________ and is the scientific study of plant life and development.

Question 6: There was also the 11th century scientists and statesmen Su Song and ________, who compiled treatises on herbal medicine and included the use of mineralogy.
Han DynastyTang DynastyShen KuoSong Dynasty

Question 7: Charaka Samhitā and ________ and the Vaisesikas also present an elaborate taxonomy.
Sushruta SamhitaMuhammad ibn Zakariya al-RaziAvicennaAbu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi

Question 8: The ________ Jacob Theodor Klein and Leonhart Fuchs, the Swiss Conrad von Gesner, and the British author Nicholas Culpeper published herbals that gave information on the medicinal uses of plants.
AustriaGermanyEthnic GermansGermans

Question 9: Additionally, ________ discovered 'jumping genes' by studying maize.
Edward B. LewisBarbara McClintockEric KandelRoger Wolcott Sperry

Question 10: There was the ________ (202 BC-220 AD) written work of the Huangdi Neijing and the famous pharmacologist Zhang Zhongjing of the 2nd century.
Han DynastyMing DynastySong DynastyTang Dynasty

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