Plant Identification Terminology

Author: James G. Harris
Publisher: Spring Lake Pub
ISBN: 9780964022164
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Illustrated glossary. Terminology by category. Roots. Stems. Leaves. Surfaces. Inflorescences. Flowers. Fruits.

Introduction To The Geology Of Southern California And Its Native Plants

Author: Clarence A. Hall Jr.
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520933265
Size: 49.52 MB
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With its active fault systems, complex landforms, and myriad natural habitats, southern California boasts a rich and dynamic geologic environment. This abundantly illustrated volume at last provides an up-to-date, authoritative, and accessible resource for students and general readers interested in southern California's geology and native plants. Covering an extensive area, north from San Diego to Yosemite in the Sierra Nevada and east to the Mojave and Colorado deserts, its unique, comprehensive approach brings together for the first time the basic principles of geology, the story of plate tectonics, in-depth discussion of the geology of many specific locales within the region, and information on identifying southern California's native plants.

An Illustrated Glossary Of Botanical Terminologies

Author: Hasnain Nangyal
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
ISBN: 168108094X
Size: 56.88 MB
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An Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terminologies is intended as a simple and concise handbook for students undertaking undergraduate or graduate courses in botany or biological sciences as well as general readers interested in understanding terms used in plant science. Readers will find many key words in this book that are often present in many botanical texts although without clear explanation or meaning. This glossary presents an easy approach to learning several plant-related terms. Key features include: -Over 1500 entries -Over 200 illustrations -Simple, easy-to-understand definitions -Brief explanations and annotated figures where possible

Flora Of Tropical East Africa Glossary 2003

Author: Henk Beentje
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203971130
Size: 14.98 MB
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Prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in close collaboration with the East African Herbarium and in liaison with the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi and the Makerere University, this series is designed to the highest academic standards and is a useful reference for anyone concerned with the identification and utilization of plants in eastern Africa. Each family is published as a separate part.

Plant Identification

Author: William Hawthorne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136559728
Size: 30.65 MB
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An important prerequisite for successful conservation is a good understanding of what we seek to conserve. Nowhere is this more the case than in the fight to protect plant biodiversity, which is threatened by human activity in many regions worldwide. This book is written in the belief that tools that enable more people to understand biodiversity can not only aid protection efforts but also contribute to rural livelihoods. Among the most important of those tools is the field guide. Plant Identification provides potential authors of field guides with practical advice about all aspects of producing user-friendly guides which help to identify plants for the purposes of conservation, sustainable use, participatory monitoring or greater appreciation of biodiversity. The book draws on both scientific and participatory processes, supported by the experience of contributors from across the tropics. It presents a core process for producing a field guide, setting out key steps, options and techniques available to the authors of a guide and, through illustration, helps authors choose methods and media appropriate to their context.

Rhodora

Author: Benjamin Lincoln Robinson
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Plant Identification

Author: Anna Lawrence
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1844070794
Size: 39.34 MB
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At the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992, world leaders adopted a comprehensive programme of action for implementing sustainable development worldwide. As preparations for Earth Summit 2002 proceed, leading players from around the world present a frank assessme

Contemporary Plant Systematics

Author: Dennis W. Woodland
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781883925642
Size: 53.86 MB
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The fourth edition addresses the newest developments in contemporary plant classification; includes 500 all-new drawings; discusses and illustrates 275 families in detail in unique, one-page format; and includes two outstanding electronic-content features: (1) the landmark University of Wisconsin DVD Photo Atlas of the Vascular Plants now with more than 8,500 plant images representing 325 plant families (2) the all-new Interactive Keys to Vascular Plant Families of the World in CD format for easy identification of plant families