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  • Plants of the World by Maarten J. M. Christenhusz
    Plants of the World (Hardback) Maarten J. M. Christenhusz, Michael F. Fay

    This is the first comprehensive book to cover every vascular plant family in the world, including all families of lycopods, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms.

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  • Botany in a Day by Thomas J Elpel
    Botany in a Day (English, Paperback) Thomas J Elpel

    Looking for a faster, easier, and engaging way to identify plants? Related plants have similar characteristics, and they often have similar uses. Rather than learning new plants one-at-a-time, it is possible to learn them by the hundreds, based on plant family patterns. Each family of related plants has unique patterns for identification. Learn to recognize these patterns, and discover them again and again in the plants you encounter. It is possible to instantly recognize a plant never before seen, and in many cases, to know its edible or medicinal properties on the spot-even before you have identified it down to the species!

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  • The Kew Plant Glossary by Henk Beentje
    The Kew Plant Glossary (English, Paperback) Henk Beentje

    This plant glossary includes all descriptive terms used in floras, plant field guides and monographs. In this second edition 4,500 botanical terms are described with accompanying illustrations, including a new section on vegetation terms and an updated colour section.

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  • Botany For Dummies by Rene Fester Kratz
    Botany For Dummies (English, Paperback) Rene Fester Kratz

    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.

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  • A Gardener's Latin by Richard Bird
    A Gardener's Latin (English, Hardback) Richard Bird

    An exquisitely illustrated, lively exploration of Latin plant names explaining the meanings behind hundreds of names, fromvulgaris ("common") to mirabilis ("extraordinary")...

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  • Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book) by Steve Jones
    Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback) Steve Jones

    Evolution is the third book of a new series of titles written for an adult readership and produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds....

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  • Trees by Peter A. Thomas
    Trees (English, Paperback) Peter A. Thomas

    An updated and revised edition providing an introduction to all aspects of tree biology and ecology.

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  • Jamaican Herbs And Medicinal Plants And Their Uses by Kevin S. Harris
    Jamaican Herbs And Medicinal Plants And Their Uses (English, Hardback) Kevin S. Harris

    The Caribbean is host to one of the most diverse areas of the whole world - both culturally and ecologically. This book takes a look at some of the herbs and medicinal plants found in the Caribbean, a place awash with ancient herbal remedies for a number of common ailments. With advice on how to use them wisely, moderately and regularly, it also explores some of the myths and legends associated...

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  • Plants That Kill by Dauncey
    Plants That Kill (Hardback) Dauncey, Larsson

    Plants That Kill is not a field guide, clinical care manual, or pharmacology textbook-it is a fascinating and beautifully presented natural history of the world's most poisonous plants, the extraordinary strategies they employ for survival, and the impact these have on humans, other animals, and on other plants.

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  • RHS Latin for Gardeners by Royal Horticultural Society
    RHS Latin for Gardeners (Hardback) Royal Horticultural Society

    This beautifully illustrated guide unlocks the mysteries of botanical Latin explaining what plant names mean and the descriptive clues they conceal.

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  • RHS What Plant Where Encyclopedia by DK
    RHS What Plant Where Encyclopedia (Hardback) DK

    Whether your garden is stuck in shade or scorching in the sun, this title is the go-to guide for making the most of your garden. It helps you solve your garden problems with simple steps to assess your site and soil and then use the at-a-glance classification guide and photos to choose from over 2,000 plants.

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  • Cannabis by Robert C. Clarke
    Cannabis (English, Paperback) Robert C. Clarke, Mark David Merlin

    Cannabis has long been prized for the strong and durable fiber in its stalks, its edible and oil-rich seeds, and the psychoactive and medicinal compounds produced by its female flowers. This book presents an exploration of the natural origins and early evolution of cannabis, highlighting its historic role in the development of human societies.

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  • RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants 4th edition by Christopher Brickell
    RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants 4th edition (Hardback) Christopher Brickell

    The ideal gift for gardeners - discover more than 15,000 beautiful plants and learn how to successfully grow each one with this definitive planting guide now in its fully updated 4th edition. The RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants has been compiled by an unrivalled team of over 70 plant experts led by Chris Brickell, the former Director General of the Royal Horticultural Society and a globally...

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  • Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants by Stefan T. Buczacki
    Pests, Diseases and Disorders of Garden Plants (Paperback) Stefan T. Buczacki, Keith Harris

    Essential for all gardeners, horticulturists and naturalists, this is a practical, highly-illustrated guide to dealing with disorders that affect fruit, vegetables, trees and ornamental garden plants.

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  • Tropical Ecosystems and Ecological Concepts by Patrick L. Osborne
    Tropical Ecosystems and Ecological Concepts (English, Paperback) Patrick L. Osborne

    Introductory textbook using the entire range of tropical ecosystems - terrestrial, freshwater and marine - to illustrate and explain major ecological concepts.

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  • Horticultural Therapy Methods by Rebecca L. Haller
    Horticultural Therapy Methods (English, Paperback) Rebecca L. Haller

    Horticultural therapy has evolved from its use only by volunteer gardeners to become a recognized and respected therapeutic modality conducted by trained, registered professionals. Horticultural Therapy Methods is the first textbook to describe the processes and techniques used to provide horticultural therapy interventions and the rationale for their use. This book presents types of programs,...

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  • Field Guide to Invasive Plants and Animals in Britain by Olaf Booy
    Field Guide to Invasive Plants and Animals in Britain (English, Paperback) Olaf Booy, Max Wade

    This field guide will enable the indentification of a range of invasive plants and animals now found in Britain,

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  • Flora of Middle-Earth by Walter S. Judd
    Flora of Middle-Earth (English, Hardback) Walter S. Judd, Graham A. Judd

    In this book, Walter Judd and Grant Judd give detailed species accounts of every plant found in Tolkien's universe, complete with the etymology of the plant's name, a discussion of its significance within Tolkien's work, a description of the plant's distribution and ecology, and an original hand-drawn illustration in the style of a woodcut print.

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  • Metacommunity Ecology, Volume 59 by Mathew A. Leibold
    Metacommunity Ecology, Volume 59 (English, Hardback) Mathew A. Leibold, Jonathan M. Chase

    Metacommunity ecology links smaller-scale processes that have been the provenance of population and community ecology?such as birth-death processes, species interactions, selection, and stochasticity?with larger-scale issues such as dispersal and habitat heterogeneity. Until now, the field has focused on evaluating the relative importance of distinct processes, with niche-based environmental...

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  • Overleaf by Richard Ogilvy
    Overleaf (English, Hardback) Richard Ogilvy, Susan Ogilvy

    Paintings of both sides of the leaves of 37 trees found across the temperate regions of Europe and North America.

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