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A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index. Two dozen new photos and illustrations make this new edition even richer with information. Its convenient paperback format makes it easy to carry and access, whether you are in or out of the garden. An essential overview of the science behind plants for beginning and advanced gardeners alike.
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Brian Capon was for thirty years professor of botany at California State University, Los Angeles.From the Back Cover:
What happens inside a seed after it is planted? How do plants reproduce and grow? What roles do minerals, air, and light play in the life of a play? Still the most complete, compact, accessible introduction to the world of botany, this third edition includes dazzling electron microscope photos and even more amazing facts about plants. From plant anatomy to basic genetics, this marvelous book explains the science of plants in plain language anyone can understand.
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Book Description Timber Press, Incorporated, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0881926558
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