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Practical Botany for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Botanical Terms Explained and Explored

Geoff Hodge
Format
Book
Published
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780226093932, 022609393X, 9780226094090 (e-book)
Summary
This is more than just a useful reference book on the science of botany and the language of horticulture - it is a practical , hands-on guide that will help gardeners understand how plants grow, what affects their performance, and how to get better results. It provides easy-to-understand explanations of over 3,000 botanical words and terms, and shows how these can be applied to everyday gardening practice.
Contents
  • The plant kingdom
  • Growth, form, and function
  • Inner workings
  • Reproduction
  • The beginnings of life
  • External factors
  • Pruning
  • Botany and the senses
  • Pests, diseases, and disorders
  • Botanists and botanical illustrators.
Description
224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (page 220) and index.
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