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  1. Key Resource 2000-01-20 This book, PERMACOPIA THREE; AN INVENTORY, is a study of many popular foods, plus some less known, multipurpose plants. The species in this book have been chosen for their acceptance, availability, utility, & their relative lack of rampancy. Included are species for fruit, vegetable, greens,...  
  2. 1976-01-01 Better farming series, no. 1 2 volumes, illustrated v1: the living plant, the root v2: the stem, the buds, the leaves  
  3. The aims of this book is to show just how rewarding our green inheritance is to mankind-to demonstrate the wonder and worth of plants, and their great potential, to explain why they cannot take any more punishment, and to point out how those that remain can be saved.  
  4. 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...  
  5. This book covers ornamental vines for use in Florida (Tropical or subtropical) gardening.  
  6. This text was written to give attention to the scientific, technological, and economic foundations of world crop production. The sciences dealing with plants and the technology and economics of crop production and marketing have become irrevocably entwined. This text was planned for use primarily...  
  7. Expertly researched and photographed, this guide offers an excellent reference book for anyone interested in the Florida landscape. 274 color photos of Florida's more popular turfgrass, bedding plants, perennials, groundcovers, palms, shrubs, trees, vines and interior foliage. Each plant has the...  
  8. 1977-01-01 In this book the word "nut" is defined as any hardshelled fruit or seed of which the kernel is eaten by mankind. Dicots,(Dicotshave two seed leaves inside the seed coat) Monocots, (Monocotshave only one seed leaf inside the seed coat) and Gymnosperms (a plant that has seeds unprotected by an...  
  9. 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...  
  10. This compendium is a list of names, synonyms, altitudinal limits, propagation methods, pests, diseases, edible parts, food values of food plants of Papua New Guinea.