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Young Explorers’ Guide: Living Treasures

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

• A one-of-a-kind treasure hunt • An exhilarating adventure that lets you decide which way to go • An encyclopedia that reads like an adventure novel • An amazing time machine • A world of knowledge...

Understanding Plants & the Vegetable Kingdom

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The world of plants is astoundingly diverse. Thanks to 3 billion years of evolution, there are now more than 380,000 plant species on Earth. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...

Manual of the Grasses of the United States, Vol. 2

by A. S. Hitchcock U.S. Dept. of Agriculture & A. S. Hitchcock Dover Publications (March 18, 2013)

Volume 2 of the basic study of American grasses, both indigenous and escapes, cultivated and wild. Over 1400 species. Full descriptions, information. Total in set: over 1100 maps, illustrations. "A definitive...

Manual of the Grasses of the United States, Volume One

by A. S. Hitchcock U.S. Dept. of Agriculture & A. S. Hitchcock Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Volume 1 of the basic study of American grasses, both indigenous and escapes, cultivated and wild. Over 1400 species. Full descriptions, information. Total in set: over 1100 maps, illustrations. "A definitive...

The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants

by Alphonse P. de Candolle & C. Grant Allen Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants.

"To the attractive hues of fruit, I believe, we must ultimately trace back our whole artistic pleasure in the pure physical stimulation of beautiful colors, displayed...

People, Plants, and Justice: The Politics of Nature Conservation

by Charles Zerner Columbia University Press (July 18, 2000)

In an era of market triumphalism, this book probes the social and environmental consequences of market-linked nature conservation schemes. Rather than supporting a new anti-market orthodoxy, Charles Zerner and...

Flora of the Pacific Northwest

by C. Leo Hitchcock, Arthur Cronquist, Crystal Shin & John H. Rumely et al. University of Washington Press (September 17, 2018)

Flora of the Pacific Northwest, first published in 1973, became an instant classic for its innovative style of providing species descriptions in the identification keys, and for its comprehensive illustrations...

Teaming with Nutrients

by Jeff Lowenfels Timber Press (May 07, 2013)

?“Gets deep into the weeds, so to speak, of the microscopic architecture of plants and the biochemical processes at play.” —Washington Post

Most gardeners realize that plants need to be fed, but many of...

Practical Science for Gardeners

by Mary Pratt Timber Press (July 25, 2005)

Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is...

Flower Confidential

by Amy Stewart Algonquin Books (March 18, 2008)

Award-winning author Amy Stewart takes readers on an around-the-world, behind-the-scenes look at the flower industry and how it has sought—for better or worse—to achieve perfection. She tracks down the...

Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener

by Joseph Tychonievich Timber Press (March 12, 2013)

Brighter zinnias, fragrant carnations, snappier green beans

Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener makes it easier than ever to breed and grow your own varieties of vegetables and flowers. This comprehensive and...

How Plants Work

by Linda Chalker-Scott Timber Press (April 15, 2015)

 “Makes the science of plant processes accessible to home gardeners.” —The American Gardener

Why do container plants wilt even when they’ve been regularly watered? Why did the hydrangea that thrived...

Garden Flora

by Noel Kingsbury Timber Press (October 05, 2016)

“A beautifully illustrated reference book covers the origins, ecology and history of popular garden plants.” —Shelf Awareness

The oldest rose fossil was found in Colorado and dates to 35 million years...

Seeing Trees

by Nancy Ross Hugo & Robert Llewellyn Timber Press (November 03, 2011)

Have you ever looked at a tree? That may sound like a silly question, but there is so much more to notice about a tree than first meets the eye. Seeing Trees celebrates seldom seen but easily observable tree...

Temperate Garden Plant Families

by Peter Goldblatt & John C. Manning Timber Press (June 11, 2019)

Learn how to identify the most important temperate plant families

Based on the most up-to-date research, Temperate Garden Plant Families spans the spectrum from Acanthaceae (the acanthus family) to Zingiberaceae...

The Drunken Botanist

by Amy Stewart Algonquin Books (March 19, 2013)

The Essential, New York Times–Bestselling Guide to Botany and Booze

“A book that makes familiar drinks seem new again . . . Through this horticultural lens, a mixed drink becomes a cornucopia of plants.”—NPR's...

Decoding Gardening Advice

by Jeff Gillman & Meleah Maynard Timber Press (May 22, 2012)

Covering more than 100 universal gardening "dos and don'ts," Decoding Gardening Advice is the first book to provide gardeners with the real answers. Jeff Gillman, the bestselling author of The Truth About...

Gardening Under Lights

by Leslie F. Halleck Timber Press (July 10, 2018)

“If you want to grow plants indoors, you need this book.” —Niki Jabbour, author and staff writer at

Gardening Under Lights is a highly-detailed, accessible guide for seed starters,...

Seeing Seeds

by Teri Dunn Chace & Robert Llewellyn Timber Press (September 26, 2015)

“Llewellyn’s images reflect a depth of detail that until now, only the best botanical illustrators could approach.” —The Washington Post

A centuries-old saying goes, “Great oaks from little acorns...

The Greenhouse Gardener's Manual

by Roger Marshall Timber Press (September 18, 2014)

“Anyone purchasing a greenhouse should read this book first.” —Home Greenhouse Magazine

Do you want homegrown tomatoes in the dead of winter? Or to grow succulents and cacti in the coldest parts of the...

In Search of the Canary Tree

by Lauren E. Oakes Basic Books (November 27, 2018)

The surprisingly hopeful story of one woman's search for resiliency in a warming world

Several years ago, ecologist Lauren E. Oakes set out from California for Alaska's old-growth forests to hunt for a dying...

50 Years of Language Experiments with Great Apes

by Igor Hanzel Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 31, 2017)

The book approaches the language experiments with great apes performed in the last 50 years from the point of view of logical semantics, speech act theory, and philosophy of the social sciences based on the...

The Influence of Communication on Physiology and Health

by James M. Honeycutt, Chris R. Sawyer & Shaughan Keaton Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 05, 2014)

There is a significant amount of research that substantiates the connection between social support/relationships and the development, onset, and/or recovery of several physical diseases/illnesses. Research has...

The Yosemite

by John Muir & Terry Gifford Vertebrate Digital (October 23, 2017)

‘All these colours, from the blue sky to the yellow valley smoothly blending as they do in a rainbow, making a wall of light ineffably fine.’

Having spent significant time obsessively exploring and learning...

A Guide to Britain's Rarest Plants

by Christopher Dixon Pelagic Publishing (August 08, 2017)

For centuries, botanists have been drawn to the rarest species, sometimes with dire consequences for the species’ survival. In this book, Great Britain’s rarest flowering plants are discussed in turn, including...

Biological Systematics

by Randall T. Schuh & Andrew V. Z. Brower Comstock Publishing Associates

Biological Systematics: Principles and Applications draws equally from examples in botany and zoology to provide a modern account of cladistic principles and techniques. It is a core systematics textbook with...

The Revolutionary Genius of Plants

by Stefano Mancuso Atria Books (August 28, 2018)

"In this thought-provoking, handsomely illustrated book, Italian neurobiologist Stefano Mancuso considers the fundamental differences between plants and animals and challenges our assumptions about which is...

Air Plants

by David H. Benzing Comstock Publishing Associates

Often growing far above the ground, "air plants" (or epiphytes) defy many of our common perceptions about plants. The majority use their roots only for attachment in the crowns of larger, usually woody plants-or...

The Seven Sisters of Sleep: The Celebrated Drug Classic

by Mordecai Cooke Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (October 01, 1997)

This groundbreaking survey, written in 1860, is a radically open-minded look at the use of drugs across the world and throughout the ages.

Early users of tobacco in Russia would have their noses cut off and...

Visionary Plant Consciousness

by J. P. Harpignies Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (March 21, 2007)

23 leading experts reveal the ways that psychoactive plants allow nature’s “voice” to speak to humans and what this communication means for our future

• Presents the specific “human-plant interconnection”...

Stone Birch

by Valery Bykasov Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS (November 30, 2016)

Stone birch (Betula ermanii) is being considered from the ecologist's point of view. The phenomenological characteristic of the Kamchatka stone birch forests is presented. Some aspects of the wood, bark, sap,...

Botany (Collins Internet-Linked Dictionary of)

by Collins Collins (May 18, 2017)

The language of botany from plant structure to genetic modification defined and explained for students of plant sciences and botanical enthusiasts

The dictionary,with over 4,000 entries,covers the many subject...

Book of Trees | Pacific Northwest Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Here’s another interesting book of trees that you would love your child to have! A good book of some of the best products of nature will encourage care for the environment and a deeper sense of appreciation...

Seeds! Watching a Seed Grow Into a Plants, Botany for Kids - Children's Agriculture Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

This is a beautiful book that will show you how a seed grows into a plant. The entire process has been illustrated in a format that would encourage easy reading and understanding. Share this book with a friend...

Book of Trees |South Eastern Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that different parts of the world grow different kinds of trees, too? Yes, it’s very interesting to know all the many species of trees out there. This educational book features some of them. It...

Plant Life Cycle (How Plants Grow): 2nd Grade Science Workbook | Children's Botany Books Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Awareness springs from education. You can only encourage your child to be environmentally aware if you feed his/her mind with the facts and pictures. Therefore, the purpose of this educational book is to educate...

Book of Trees | North Eastern Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The North Eastern Trees are the star of this educational book. Here, such trees are featured in order to help a child better understand biodiversity and environment. Hopefully, the book will ignite a strong...

Baby Seeds To Big Plants: Botany for Kids | Nature for Children Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The first step to getting your child involved in gardening is to learn about the principles of botany. This is where this book will come in handy. As an excellent introduction to the subject, this book comes...

Book of Trees | Mid-Atlantic Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Different parts of the world yield different species of trees. This educational book features the Mid-Atlantic trees and how your child can identify them. Learning is made more fun and effective if a child is...

Book of Trees | Pacific Southwest Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Learn about trees and how important they are to the environment through this educational book. Learning is made much more fun and effective if there are images involved. The fun layout will also facilitate the...

Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas

by Albert E. Radford, Harry E. Ahles & C. Ritchie Bell The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2010)

This illustrated manual describes and discusses the unusually rich and varied flora of the Carolinas, from the semi-tropical coast of South Carolina to the northern forests of the high North Carolina mountains....

The Botanizers

by Elizabeth B. Keeney The University of North Carolina Press (November 09, 2000)

Keeney examines the role of botany in the lives of nineteenth-century 'botanizers,' amateur scientists who collected, identified, and preserved plant specimens as a pastime. Using popular magazines, fiction,...

Plant Taxonomy: The Systematic Evaluation of Comparative Data

by Tod F. Stuessy Columbia University Press (January 01, 2009)

The field of plant taxonomy has transformed rapidly over the past fifteen years, especially with regard to improvements in cladistic analysis and the use of new molecular data. The second edition of this popular...

Marijuana Botany

by Robert Connell Clarke Ronin Publishing (June 15, 1981)

Marijuana Botany presents the scientific knowledge and propagation techniques used to preserve and multiply vanishing Cannabis strains. Also included is information concerning Cannabis genetics and breeding...

Alaska's Wilderness Medicines: Healthful Plants of the Far North

by Eleanor G. Viereck Alaska Northwest Books (February 29, 2012)

This guide to Alaskan wild plants, native and introduced, can be used to promote health and healing, use for emergency first-aid care, or to maintain wellness. More than fifty plant species are described with...

CLEP® Natural Sciences Book + Online

by Laurie Ann Callihan Research & Education Association (October 21, 2016)

Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® Natural Sciences

There are many different ways to prepare for the CLEP® Natural Sciences exam. What's best for you depends on how much time you have to study...

The Fruit Hunters

by Adam Leith Gollner Scribner (May 20, 2008)

Delicious, lethal, hallucinogenic and medicinal, fruits have led nations to war, fueled dictatorships and lured people into new worlds. An expedition through the fascinating world of fruit, The Fruit Hunters...

The Serpent and the Rainbow

by Wade Davis Simon & Schuster (October 05, 2010)

A scientific investigation and personal adventure story about zombis and the voudoun culture of Haiti by a Harvard scientist.

In April 1982, ethnobotanist Wade Davis arrived in Haiti to investigate two documented...

Traveling Cultures and Plants: The Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacy of Human Migrations

by Andréa Pieroni & Ina Vandebroek Berghahn Books (December 01, 2007)

The tremendous increase in migrations and diasporas of human groups in the last decades are not only bringing along challenging issues for society, especially related to the economic and political management...

Breverton's Complete Herbal

by Terry Breverton Quercus (November 05, 2013)

Breverton's Complete Herbal is a modern reworking of Culpeper's classic reference guide, Culpeper's Complete Herbal. Arranged alphabetically, this book describes over 250 herbs and spices as well as feature...