1. This book combines botanical illustration and general summaries of flowering plant family characteristics. Part2 includes 37 figures of illustrations. Each family discussion includes a diagnosis and summary of characters, distribution data, important economic members, pollination ecology, and...
  2. 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...
  3. The main purpose of this report is to review the status of the types of triticale developed at the Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT) as food crops for use in developing nations. A secondary purpose is to reintroduce triticale to the research community outside the Third...
  4. This volume is intended to be useful as a handbook of ready reference, rapid aid to nomenclature and to spelling of names, help in labeling, medium of suggestions on the main or standard requirements in the cultivation of plants. It is designed to account for all the species and botanical...
  5. 01/01/1975 This is a report on plants that show promise for improving the quality of life in tropical areas. Because the countries in this zone contain most of the world's low-income populatons this report is addressed to those government administrators, technical assistance personnel, and researchers in...
  6. This report examines the Indonesian experience in growing and utilizing Leucaena leucocephala, a versatile legume with an overall potential for reforestation and soil improvement; for use as firewood; for fuelling industrial boilers; for producing pulp; and as forage for chicken, pigs and cattle....
  7. 01/01/1987 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.
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. This pamplet discusses the deep attachment that Tahitians have to their plants.