1. 1992-01-01 Despite its title, the book treats all the groups of organisms traditionally considered by university departments of botany: viruses, bacteria, the photosynthetic protists, fungi, and the plants themselves. 791 pages, illustrated, photos
  2. 1950-01-01 A detailed listing of flowering plants and ferns. 1,632 pages, illustrated
  3. 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
  4. 1987-01-01 A personal and highly original take on the history of six commercial plants,Seeds of Changeilluminates how sugar, tea, cotton, the potato, and quinine, have shaped our past. In this fascinating account, the impassioned Henry Hobhouse explains the consequences of these plants with attention–...
  5. 1968-01-01 The purpose of this book is to present alphabetically a brief description of economic plants in their broadest sense, with their geographical distribution, their products and principal uses. 591 pages
  6. 1999-01-01 This handy reference will address the ongoing needs of a broad spectrum of users including agricultural commodity traders; farmers searching for potential crops or seeking to eradicate harmful weeds; health or veterinary workers concerned with poisonous plants; government officials regulating...
  7. 2001-01-01 The SIM Forestry study Project began in 1999 to bring together various sources of information about highland Ethiopian trees and shrubs, and to identify trees and shrubs that should be further propagated.
  8. 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.
  9. Emphasis is placed upon plant diversity and the relation of plants to human affairs.
  10. 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....