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  1. 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...  
  2. 1972-01-01 657 pages, illustrated, photos  
  3. 1976-01-19 Worldwide, more than 3,000 plant species have been used as food, only 300 of which are now widely grown, and only 12 of which furnish nearly 90 percent of the world's food. These 12 include the grains: rice, wheat, maize (corn), sorghums, millets, rye, and barley, and potatoes, sweet potatoes,...  
  4. This book was not written for the botanist, but sufficient botany is included to identify species, together with informative data describing soil preferences, location, availability, hardiness, transplanting, propagation, and the best use in Florida landscaping.  
  5. A college text that introduces the methods for classifying plants, and identifies the families and characteristics of individual fauna.  
  6. First issued in 1957 by Swallow Press, this classic guide to the art of plant identification is now familiar to an entire generation of students. Harrington who was Professor of Botany and Curator of the Herbarium at Colorado State University, gives step-by-step instructions and definitions to...  
  7. 1987-01-01 A portable dictionary of the vascular plants utilizing Kubitzki's "The families and genera of vascular plants" (1990-), Cronquist's An integrated system of classification of flowering plants (1981), and current botanical literature. 858 pages  
  8. The primary objective in writing this t4ext is to provide a useful treatment of the families of vascular plants of North America., with special emphasis on the flora of the US. All families of the native species are treated in this book. This book is for students or person wanting to learn about...  
  9. 1987-01-01 409 pages, illustrated, photos  
  10. This is a concise guide to the most common palms utilized in subtropical and tropical landscapes. It provides cultural information and significant identifying characteristics in an easy to use format.