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- University of California Press 2008; US$ 39.96
Early Spanish explorers in the late eighteenth century found springtime California covered with spectacular carpets of wildflowers from San Francisco to San Diego. Yet today, invading plant species have devastated this nearly forgotten botanical heritage. In this lively, vividly detailed work, Richard A. Minnich synthesizes a unique and wide-ranging... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 335.00
Horticulture Reviews is an open-ended, serial continuation series of review articles on research in commercial horticulture crops. This detailed analysis bridges the gap between the specialized researcher and the broader community of plant scientists. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 335.00
Dedication: Richard K. Downey, Designer of Canola (G. Rakow). Apomixis: Genetics and Breeding (Y. Savidan). DNA Methylation and Plant Breeding (A. Tsaftaris & A. Polidoros). Honeycomb Breeding: Principles and Applications (V. Fasoula & D. Fasoula). Genetic and Ecological Risks from Biotechnologically-Derived Herbicide-Resistant Crops: Decision Trees... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 1998; US$ 109.00
This first modern, full-bodied study of early horticulture and agriculture in the Neotropics unites new methods of recovering, identifying, and dating plant remains with a strong case for Optimal Foraging Strategy inthis historical context. Drawing upon new approaches to tropical archaeology, Dolores Piperno and Deborah Pearsall argue that the tropical... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
In Susan Orlean's mesmerizing true story of beauty and obsession is John Laroche, a renegade plant dealer and sharply handsome guy, in spite of the fact that he is missing his front teeth and has the posture of al dente spaghetti. In 1994, Laroche and three Seminole Indians were arrested with rare orchids they had stolen from a wild swamp in south... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 25.00
Featuring over 600 wildflowers, flowering shrubs, and vines, this user-friendly field guide is the first to focus on the rare, fragile lands and species of the Sandhills region of the Carolinas and Georgia. Characterized by longleaf pine forests, rolling hills, abundant blackwater streams, several major rivers, and porous sandy soils, the Sandhills... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 13.09
The lotus is the world's most iconic flower. Galvanised by receiving seeds from a three-thousand-year-old lotus, which flowered without difficulty in an English summer, Mark Griffiths set out to track the path of this sublime plant to its home in the Lotus-Lands of Japan. The Lotus Quest unveils a stunning vision of Japan's feudal era,... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2011; US$ 18.95
Using full-color photography and expertly crafted prose, Wildflowers of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains turns a day hike or drive through our nation's most beautiful and rugged expanse of forested mountains into an object lesson in the stunning beauty of nature. more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95
This classic of midwestern natural history is back in print with a new format and new photographs. Originally published in 1989, Wildflowers of the Tallgrass Prairie introduced many naturalists to the beauty and diversity of the native plants of the huge grasslands that once stretched from Manitoba to Texas. Now redesigned with updated names and all-new... more...