Category: Botany


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Image for My Backyard - A Living World of Nature

My Backyard - A Living World of Nature

By: Douglas Waitley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, David White: 1970

Seller ID: 228606

Condition: Very Good Condition

186 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrator: Joan Berg Victor. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science::Botany; Science & Technology; Inventory No: 228606. Hardcover View more info

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Reaching for the Sun: How Plants Work

By: John King

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 247539

ISBN: 0521587387

Condition: Very Good Condition

Green plants are all around us. We are totally dependent on them for food; we cultivate them for our pleasure; and we have used them in a vast number of ways down the centuries to our advantage. But have you ever wondered how plants work? Where do trees get the material to make wood? How does a bulb 'know' to sprout in the spring? Why are flowers different colours and why do they smell? This book answers these questions in a charming and accessible way. From their ability to take energy from sunlight to make their own food to their amazing range of life-sustaining, death-defying strategies, Jo... View more info