Despite its title, this volume is far more than simply a dictionary of general botanical terms - it includes a very useful selection of terms from closely related fields such areas as botany, phytocoenology, phytomorphology, phytochemistry, forestry, grassland research, biochemistry, horticulture, taxonomy, the medicinal properties of plants, etc. This is an indispensable tool for all those engaged in research, industry and translating who have to deal with the available literature in any of the above-mentioned fields.
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...the coverage is wide, and valuable features include the listing of common names for many plant families and genera, and for the non-vascular plants which are often omitted from reference works... the book can be recommended as a useful addition to libraries concerned with botany, agriculture and horticulture, as well as to individuals making frequent use of foreign literature in these fields.
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Book Description Elsevier Science, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0444419772
Book Description Elsevier Science Ltd, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 750 pages. 11.25x7.00x2.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0444419772