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- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore?s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in America In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half centuries later, Amsterdam is once again the mecca... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
The author argues that we can better understand a people if we know how they see and use plants. In Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use, Clarke dips into his field journals to provide a rich account of journeys, as both anthropologist and ethnobotanist, that span the temperate, arid and tropical zones of Australia and neighbouring landmasses. He describes... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 339.00
Adaptation and evolution of terrestrial plants depend, to a large extent, on their ability to acquire nutrients. This work is a modern and integrative treatment of the mechanisms controlling plant nutrient uptake and how plants respond to changes in the environment. It helps us to understand the mechanisms that govern the plant communities. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 51.00
The vast North Woods, a land magnificently arrayed in the deep greens of pine, spruce, and fir and the brilliant blues of crystal clear lakes, spans the area from Minnesota to Maine and from Michigan to Hudson Bay. With a little help from Canoe Country Flora, keen explorers will discover a world full of life and wonder in the plants that thrive in... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1941; US$ 60.00
"Did you know that the Pigweed and the Cockscomb are brothers? The Purslane and the Rose Moss? The Potato and the Petunia? It's an old story to the botanists, but to those who know their flowers not a s specimens but as pleasant companions, there is a big thrill in learning more of their family trees..."--From the Forward Book is set... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 37.50
Presenting plants as photosynthetic machines, this book follows the flow of energy and carbon through the natural processes of photosynthesis and respiration, spotlighting the role plants play in balancing the global carbon budget. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.94
Life would be impossible without plants: they provide food, either directly or in the form of plant-eating animals, as well as the many fibers we use, from the timber to build homes and the fuel for heating and cooking to the wood used to make tools and furniture. It is not surprising, therefore, that people have been studying plants for thousands... more...