By Rod Preston-Mafham

This dictionary concentrates at the globular cacti, relatively Mammillaria, yet contains a few renowned columnar cactus types reminiscent of Echinocereus.

Show description


Best plants books

The Philospher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

Regardless of their conceptual hypersensitivity to vegetal lifestyles, philosophers have used germination, progress, blossoming, fruition, replica, and rot as illustrations of summary options; pointed out vegetation in passing because the normal backdrops for dialogues, letters, and different compositions; spun intricate allegories out of plants, timber, or even grass; and advised applicable medicinal, nutritional, and aesthetic techniques to choose species of vegetation.

Protocols for In Vitro Propagation of Ornamental Plants

Whereas decorative crops are produced in most cases for his or her aesthetic worth, the propagation and development of caliber attributes comparable to leaf forms, flower color and perfume, durability and shape, plant form and structure, and the production of novel edition are very important fiscal targets for the increasing decorative undefined.

Wildflowers of Unalaska Island : a guide to the flowering plants of an Aleutian Island

Within the Aleutian Islands, wildflowers are king. chronic low temperatures suggest bushes are not able to thrive, and so swaths of open tundra function the dramatic degree for a gorgeous number of flowers. Wildflowers of Unalaska Island is the single consultant to this plant life, overlaying greater than a hundred and sixty species of flowering vegetation in a backpack-friendly ebook.

Molecular Breeding of Woody Plants, Volume 18

At the present, crops and agricultural sciences are enjoying a number one function in delivering options to difficulties created by way of an ever becoming international inhabitants. via plant biotechnology scientists are seeking for how one can enhance crop services that quickly advertise foodstuff creation. Agricultural technological know-how is getting used to test with generating crops tolerant to environmental stresses comparable to drought, salinity and coldness.


Sample text

1974. Breeding behavior and chromosome numbers among New Guinea and Java Impatiens species, cultivated varieties, and their interspecific hybrids. Can. J. Bot. 52: 923-925. , Bouman, F. 1991. The development of bi- and unitegmic ovules and seeds in Impatiens (Balsaminaceae). Bot. Jahrb. 113: 87-104. , Fischer, E. 1999. A tuberous and epiphytic new species of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) from Southwest Cameroon. Kew Bull. 54: 471-475. Cronquist, A. 1981. See general references. , Subramanian, D. 1986.

Ein Lianenholz aus dem Pliozan von Dernbach im Westerwald. Senckenb. Leth. 50: 103-ll5. Nathorst, A. G. 1888. Zur fossilen Flora Japans. Palaeont. Abh. 4(3): 197-250, 14 pl. N. 1953. Inverted polarity in the embryo-sac of Saurauia napaulensis DC. Curr. Sci. 22: 282. J. 1983. Composition of Actinidia mucilage. Phytochemistry 22: 951-956. F. et al. 2000. See general references. Schmid, R. 1978a. Reproductive anatomy of Actinidia chinensis (Actinidiaceae). Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 100: 149-195. Schmid, R.

226-229. In: Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 2, 18a. Leipzig: W. Engelmann. , Huber, H. 1971. Anatomia comparada de las semillas de Brunellia y Weinmannia con respecto a su posicion sistematica. Pittiera 3: 19-28. K. 2002. Comparative floral structure and systematics in Oxalidales (Oxalidaceae, Connaraceae, Brunelliaceae, Cephalotaceae, Cunoniaceae, Elaeocarpaceae, Tremandraceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 140: 321-381. With 104 figs. I. 1997. Sobre Ia posicion sistematica de Brunellia Ruiz & Pavon.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 13 votes