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  1. In addition to emphasizing how we know about the biology of plants, throughout this book we also show what we know. We present this information in the context of guiding principles (e.g, the relation of structure and function) and integrate it into an informational framework.
  2. Emphasis is placed upon plant diversity and the relation of plants to human affairs.
  3. Kew botanists have studied African plants for two centuries, and are now co-operating with Practical Action Publishing to produce this book which will be a constant source of interest and reference internationally. The book, while of great interest to specialists, is aimed at the average reader....
  4. This book has been written primarily to assist practising foresters, agriculturists, livestock experts, general land use planners, etc., who work with shrubs and trees in the field. Starting with a short botanical profile, including colour photographs, the botanical abstract summarizes the...
  5. For the last three-quarters of a century, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service has made concentrated researches into the food habits of American birds, mammals, and fish, collecting thousands of contributions from workers throughout the nation. This tremendous amount of material has been...
  6. Whether you are an avid gardener, a practicing heralist, or a physician whose patients want to know more about healing plants, this book belongs on your shelf.
  7. The object of this book is to integrate information from many scientific fields into a composite management and production manual of value to all making an initial approach to the study of plant science. This book seeks to relate the topic areas to all humanity and explains the vital role that...
  8. This text is designed to be used in an introductory botany or biology course. As our knowledge of plants has grown, so has our need to know more about them, so knowledge has expanded rapidly during recent years. It follow the levels of organization of biological thought, beginning with molecules...
  9. Chapter one is this book covers the Hibiscus, which may be regarded as Hawaii's own flower; Blossoming Trees, Shrubs and VInes are taken up, each by full length chapters, and another is devoted to Native Trees, Ginger Blosssoms occupies still another and the last deals with such exotics as the...
  10. This textbook is designed principally for university and college students reading for degrees and diplomas in Botany and Agriculture but will also be useful in studies of ethnobotany, food science, archaeology and nutrition, or indeed to anyone with a concern for our natural resources. The text...