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  • The Philosopher's Plantby Michael Marder; Mathilde Roussel

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Despite their conceptual allergy to vegetal life, philosophers have used germination, growth, blossoming, fruition, reproduction, and decay as illustrations of abstract concepts; mentioned plants in passing as the natural backdrops for dialogues, letters, and other compositions; spun elaborate allegories out of flowers, trees, and even grass; and... more...

  • The Vegetation of Polandby Wladyslaw Szafer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology, Volume 9: The Vegetation of Poland focuses on the plant geography of Poland, including climate, hydrography, geology, and ecology. The selection first offers information on the historical outline of the development of plant geography and the factors affecting the geographical distribution... more...

  • Vistas in Botanyby W. B. Turrill; R.C. Rollins; G. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Vistas in Botany features the study of life histories of plants, their development from spore or seed through vegetative phases up to the diverse phenomena of reproduction needs. This book is a compilation of studies and research conducted by several botanists that discuss topics such as the taxonomy general principles and Angiosperms; plant biochemistry;... more...

  • Wildflowers and Ferns of Kentuckyby Thomas G. Barnes; S. Wilson Francis

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 29.95

    Since Kentucky is situated at a biological crossroads in eastern North America, citizens and visitors to this beautiful state are likely to be greeted by an astonishing variety of wildflowers. This non-technical guide -- featuring more than five hundred dazzling full-color photographs by award-winning photographer Thomas G. Barnes -- is the state's... more...

  • Progress in Botanyby Ulrich Lüttge; Wolfram Beyschlag

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 209.00

    With one volume each year, this series keeps scientists and advanced students informed of the latest developments and results in all areas of the plant sciences. The present volume includes reviews on physiology, ecology and vegetation science. more...

  • Approaches to Plant Evolutionary Ecologyby G.P. Cheplick

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 77.99

    This book introduces the rapidly growing field of plant evolutionary ecology. It summarizes and synthesizes much primary literature, providing a historical context for the study of populations. It also examines both traditional (common gardens, reciprocal transplants) and modern (molecular genetic) approaches used to address questions about adaptation... more...

  • The Aliveness of Plantsby Peter Ayres

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The Darwin family was instrumental in the history of botany. Their experiences illustrate the growing specialization and professionalization of science in the nineteenth century. The author shows how botany escaped the burdens of medicine, feminization and the sterility of classification and nomenclature to become a rigorous laboratory science. more...

  • The World of Carolus Clusiusby Florike Egmond

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Egmond's study investigates horticultural techniques, fashions in the collection of rare plants, botanical experimentation and methods of scientific evaluation, as well as tracking the exchange of knowledge. Central to this activity is the figure of Carolus Clusius (1526-1609), the first truly scientific botanist. more...

  • The Olmsted Parks of Louisvilleby Patricia Dalton Haragan; Susan M. Rademacher; Susan Wilson; Chris Bidwell; Daniel H. Jones

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 50.00

    Frederick Law Olmsted, popularly known as the "Father of American Landscape Architecture," is famous for designing New York City's Central Park, the U.S. Capitol grounds, and the campuses of institutions such as Stanford University and the University of Chicago. His celebrated projects in Boston, Buffalo, Detroit, Milwaukee, and other cities led to... more...

  • Green Plantsby Peter R. Bell; Alan R. Hemsley

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 68.00

    A standard textbook that provides a concise account the plant kingdom, first published in 2000. more...