Botanical Specimens Books
Books con argomento Botanical Specimens
The Plant Hunters
Tyler-Whittle Michael Sidney
edizioni Lyons Pr collana Lyons Pr (Paperback)
Tales of the botanist explorers who enriched our gardens.
Nature's Beloved Son
Gisel Bonnie J.
Joseph Stephen J. (PHT)
Wallace David Rains (FRW)
edizioni Heyday Books collana Heyday Books (Hardcover) , 2008
Gisel, an environmental historian and specialist on John Muir, has compiled an engaging and beautifully presented account of his activities as a botanist, using a wealth of primary sources, and quoting frequently from his letters and other writings. The volume is oversized (9.25x12.25") and heavily illustrated with...
Plant Collecting for the Amateur
Brayshaw T. Christopher
edizioni Heritage Group Dist collana Heritage Group Dist (Paperback)
This small, comprehensive guide offers practical advice on how to collect, dry and store plant specimens for botanical study. Intended for plant collectors who do not have access to herbarium equipment, this book describes how to use common household items to dry, press and store plants.
Where Our Food Comes From
Nabhan Gary Paul
Wilson Ken (FRW)
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Hardcover)
The future of our food depends on tiny seeds in orchards and fields the world over. In 1943, one of the first to recognize this fact, the great botanist Nikolay Vavilov, lay dying of starvation in a Soviet prison. But in the years before Stalin jailed him as a scapegoat for the country's famines, Vavilov had traveled...