1. 1987-01-01 Tropical Plant Science meets a long-felt need for a comprehensive Botany textbook for tropical countries. The result of years of careful research, the book is based on African botanical material and is especially suitable for the student of Africa.
  2. Wonderfully useful and complete, this little book includes common name cross-references, geographical distribution, and name origins, all at a bargain price. Pronunciations given are decidedly Britannic, but this seems a trivial matter in a book that fills so essential a need so conveniently. 2...
  3. In Japan, many a story lies behind a simple query of "What is that plant"? Unwittingly, whilst in Japan you may have eaten it or worn it, or you may have admired its relations in your Western Jardens. Within these pages visitors and residents, as well as plantsmen, will find much hitherto...
  4. This pamplet discusses the deep attachment that Tahitians have to their plants.
  5. Based on the immensely popular six-part BBC program that aired in the United States during the fall of 1995, this book offers what writer/filmmaker David Attenborough is best known for delivering: an intimate view of the natural world wherein a multitude of miniature dramas unfold. In the program...
  6. 2010-05-21 What happens inside a seed after it is planted? How do plants reproduce and grow? What roles do minerals, air, and light play in the life of a plant? Still the most complete, compact, accessible introduction to the world of botany, this third edition included dazzling electron microscope photos...
  7. This text book presents a broad coverage of plant biology with examples drawn almost exclusively from the tropics. As far as possible the author has illustrated the principles of the subject with examples.
  8. If you cannot make it to the professional development classes at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, you can still download the materials to use in your classroom. Each course unitincludes handouts, resources, vocabulary lists, suggested homework activities, labs and other activities for the...
  9. "What's Wildlife Worth?" examines the economic value of wild animals and plants in the Third World.
  10. Key Resource 1961-06-01 In this study by FAO of the UN an attempt has been made to provide a world-wide review of some aspects of the production, control and distribution of seeds.