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500 Butterflies: Butterflies from Around the World

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Gardeners who want to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruit will find this book a definitive reference and a remarkable value. The perfect introduction to butterflies in all their diversity.

Three expert authors combine superb illustrations with reliable information on choosing vegetables, herbs and fruit that can be cultivated to bountiful success. The information is organized for easy access, with an A-Z directory featuring full color photographs along with thorough information. Cooks will appreciate the nutritional material and the featured recipes.

Covering 500 species, subspecies and forms of butterflies, this book is a valuable and colorful guide to a remarkable insect group. Stunning images of butterflies, frequently in their natural habitat, complement the author's authoritative text and personal observations of Lepidoptera in the wild. Not only are the adult butterflies illustrated but, in certain instances, the caterpillars are shown as well. Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit is useful year-round — from planning next year's garden to enjoying the harvest. Readers will frequently refer to its wealth of tips and advice, which cover:

Edibility and nutritional value 500 Butterflies includes a wide array of species from all continents. The book is organized by genus and includes a cross-referenced index as well as a glossary. The most useful and most recommended varieties

Plant hardiness, propagation and growing guidelines For each species, the entry includes detailed information on its: Cropping, harvesting and storing Natural history Weed, pest and disease control Habitat Ornamental and wildlife value Distribution A maintenance calendar Form Pruningand training Behavior Companion planting Food and feeding Container growing. Species variations

Practical aspects of gardening are explained in detail, with in-depth sections on creating a garden, pollination, soil fertility and greenhouse growing. A glossary, further reading, seed sources, hardiness zones and detailed index round out this outstanding book. Reproduction

Synopsis:

The perfect introduction to butterflies in all their diversity.

Covering 500 species, subspecies and forms of butterflies, this book is a valuable and colorful guide to a remarkable insect group. Stunning images of butterflies, frequently in their natural habitat, complement the author's authoritative text and personal observations of Lepidoptera in the wild. Not only are the adult butterflies illustrated but, in certain instances, the caterpillars are shown as well.

500 Butterflies includes a wide array of species from all continents. The book is organized by genus and includes a cross-referenced index as well as a glossary.

For each species, the entry includes detailed information on its:

  • Natural history
  • Habitat
  • Distribution
  • Form
  • Behavior
  • Food and feeding
  • Species variations
  • Reproduction
  • Taxonomy
  • Survival.

Despite a history on Earth exceeding hundreds of millions of years, some butterfly species are mysteriously in decline and their continued existence is at risk. 500 Butterflies is a concise and attractive introduction to these fascinating insects and a useful resource for butterfly enthusiasts and naturalists of all ages.

Synopsis:

The perfect introduction to butterflies in all their diversity.

Covering 500 species, subspecies and forms of butterflies, this book is a valuable and colorful guide to a remarkable insect group. Stunning images of butterflies, frequently in their natural habitat, complement the author's authoritative text and personal observations of Lepidoptera in the wild. Not only are the adult butterflies illustrated but, in certain instances, the caterpillars are shown as well.

500 Butterflies includes a wide array of species from all continents. The book is organized by genus and includes a cross-referenced index as well as a glossary.

For each species, the entry includes detailed information on its: Natural historyHabitatDistributionFormBehaviorFood and feedingSpecies variationsReproductionTaxonomySurvival.

Despite a history on Earth exceeding hundreds of millions of years, some butterfly species are mysteriously in decline and their continued existence is at risk. 500 Butterflies is a concise and attractive introduction to these fascinating insects and a useful resource for butterfly enthusiasts and naturalists of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554072958
Author:
Preston-mafham, Ken
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Author:
Preston-Mafham, Ken
Subject:
Butterflies & Moths
Subject:
Butterflies
Subject:
Identification
Subject:
Animals - Butterflies & Moths
Subject:
Nature Studies-Insects
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
6.64x6.32x1.57 in. 1.95 lbs.

Related Subjects


Science and Mathematics » Biology » Butterflies
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Insects » Butterflies and Moths
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Insects » Entomology
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Insects » General

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Product details 528 pages Firefly Books - English 9781554072958 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The perfect introduction to butterflies in all their diversity.

Covering 500 species, subspecies and forms of butterflies, this book is a valuable and colorful guide to a remarkable insect group. Stunning images of butterflies, frequently in their natural habitat, complement the author's authoritative text and personal observations of Lepidoptera in the wild. Not only are the adult butterflies illustrated but, in certain instances, the caterpillars are shown as well.

500 Butterflies includes a wide array of species from all continents. The book is organized by genus and includes a cross-referenced index as well as a glossary.

For each species, the entry includes detailed information on its:

  • Natural history
  • Habitat
  • Distribution
  • Form
  • Behavior
  • Food and feeding
  • Species variations
  • Reproduction
  • Taxonomy
  • Survival.

Despite a history on Earth exceeding hundreds of millions of years, some butterfly species are mysteriously in decline and their continued existence is at risk. 500 Butterflies is a concise and attractive introduction to these fascinating insects and a useful resource for butterfly enthusiasts and naturalists of all ages.

"Synopsis" by , The perfect introduction to butterflies in all their diversity.

Covering 500 species, subspecies and forms of butterflies, this book is a valuable and colorful guide to a remarkable insect group. Stunning images of butterflies, frequently in their natural habitat, complement the author's authoritative text and personal observations of Lepidoptera in the wild. Not only are the adult butterflies illustrated but, in certain instances, the caterpillars are shown as well.

500 Butterflies includes a wide array of species from all continents. The book is organized by genus and includes a cross-referenced index as well as a glossary.

For each species, the entry includes detailed information on its: Natural historyHabitatDistributionFormBehaviorFood and feedingSpecies variationsReproductionTaxonomySurvival.

Despite a history on Earth exceeding hundreds of millions of years, some butterfly species are mysteriously in decline and their continued existence is at risk. 500 Butterflies is a concise and attractive introduction to these fascinating insects and a useful resource for butterfly enthusiasts and naturalists of all ages.

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