Plant Identification Terminology

An Illustrated Glossary

Author: James G. Harris,Melinda Woolf Harris

Publisher: Spring Lake Pub

ISBN: 9780964022164

Category: Science

Page: 206

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Illustrated glossary. Terminology by category. Roots. Stems. Leaves. Surfaces. Inflorescences. Flowers. Fruits.
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Introduction to the Geology of Southern California and Its Native Plants

Author: Clarence A. Hall Jr.

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520933265

Category: Science

Page: 512

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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.
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An Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terminologies

(An Easy Approach to Plants Terms)

Author: Hasnain Nangyal

Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers

ISBN: 168108094X

Category: Science

Page: 180

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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
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Flora of Tropical East Africa - Glossary (2003)

Author: Henk Beentje,Martin Chee

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203971130

Category: Science

Page: 368

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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.
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Plant Identification

Creating User-Friendly Field Guides for Biodiversity Management

Author: William Hawthorne,Anna Lawrence

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136559728

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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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.
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Rhodora

Author: Benjamin Lincoln Robinson,Merritt Lyndon Fernald

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Botany

Page: N.A

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Plant Identification

Creating User-friendly Field Guides for Biodiversity Management

Author: Anna Lawrence,William Hawthorne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1844070794

Category: Nature

Page: 268

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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
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The Kew Plant Glossary

An Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Terms

Author: Henk Beentje

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

ISBN: 9781842464229

Category: Science

Page: 160

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"Plant dictionary clearly defines over 4,250 entries .... This revised edition includes 125 new terms and more than 730 entries are illustrated with detailed line drawings"--P. [4] of cover.
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