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Phytomedicines, Herbal Drugs, and Poisons
Phytomedicines, Herbal Drugs, and Poisons
by Ben-erik Van Wyk
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Plants have been used to treat disease throughout human history. On a clay slab that dates back approximately five thousand years, the Sumerians recorded medicinal recipes that made use of hundreds of plants, including poppy, henbane, and mandrake... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Messages from the Gods: A Guide to the Useful Plants of Belize
Messages from the Gods: A Guide to the Useful Plants of Belize
by Michael J. Balick
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Despite its small size, Belize is one of the most ecologically diverse nations in Central America. Over 3,400 species of plants can be found here, within six different ecological life zones. Because of this, Belize is paradise for ecotourists, hosting... (read more)

Available May 2015
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Hawthorn: The Tree That Has Nourished, Healed, and Inspired Through the Ages
Hawthorn: The Tree That Has Nourished, Healed, and Inspired Through the Ages
by Bill Vaughn
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One of humankindandrsquo;s oldest companions, the hawthorn tree, is bound up in the memories of every recorded age and the plot lines of cultures all across the Northern Hemisphere. Hawthorn examines the little-recognized political, cultural, and natural... (read more)

Available May 2015
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Messages from the Gods: A Guide to the Useful Plants of Belize
Messages from the Gods: A Guide to the Useful Plants of Belize
by Michael J. Balick
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Despite its small size, Belize is one of the most ecologically diverse nations in Central America. Over 3,400 species of plants can be found here, within six different ecological life zones. Because of this, Belize is paradise for ecotourists, hosting... (read more)

Available May 2015
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Plants: From Roots to Riches
Plants: From Roots to Riches
by Kathy Willis
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Tie-in to the landmark 25-part BBC Radio 4 series with Kew Gardens. The peculiarly British obsession with gardens goes back a long way, and Plants: From Roots to Riches takes readers back to where it all began. Across 25 vivid episodes, Kathy Willis, Kew&... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Hidden Natural Histories: Herbs
Hidden Natural Histories: Herbs
by Kim Hurst
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Behind the pungent aroma of garlic and the cool, palate-cleansing taste of mint in our toothpaste are untold stories of human interactions with the natural world. Celebrating the human heritage of these and other natural phenomena, the new Hidden Natural... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Plant Sensing and Communication (Interspecific Interactions)
Plant Sensing and Communication (Interspecific Interactions)
by Richard Karban
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The news that a flowering weedandmdash;mousear cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)andmdash;can sense the particular chewing noise of its most common caterpillar predator and adjust its chemical defenses in response led to headlines announcing the discovery of... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Hidden Natural Histories: Trees
Hidden Natural Histories: Trees
by Noel Kingsbury
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Behind the cedar scent of fresh pencil shavings and the slightly bitter tang of orange in our marmalade are untold stories of human interactions with the natural world. Celebrating the human heritage of these and other natural phenomena, the new Hidden... (read more)

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Plant Sensing and Communication (Interspecific Interactions)
Plant Sensing and Communication (Interspecific Interactions)
by Richard Karban
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The news that a flowering weedandmdash;mousear cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)andmdash;can sense the particular chewing noise of its most common caterpillar predator and adjust its chemical defenses in response led to headlines announcing the discovery of... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Cultural Forests of the Amazon: A Historical Ecology of People and Their Landscapes
Cultural Forests of the Amazon: A Historical Ecology of People and Their Landscapes
by William Balee
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Winner of the Society for Economic Botany'sand#160;Mary W. Klinger Book Award. Cultural Forests of the Amazon is a comprehensive and diverse account of how indigenous people transformed landscapes and managed resources in the most extensive region of... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Silviculture and Ecology of Western U.S. Forests
Silviculture and Ecology of Western U.S. Forests
by John C. Tappeiner Ii
Available April 2015
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Plants of China: A Companion to the Flora of China
Plants of China: A Companion to the Flora of China
by De-yuan Hong
Available April 2015
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Ladies' Botany 2 Volume Set: Or, a Familiar Introduction to the Study of the Natural System of Botany (Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture)
Ladies' Botany 2 Volume Set: Or, a Familiar Introduction to the Study of the Natural System of Botany (Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture)
by John Lindley
Available March 2015
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Descriptive Labels for Botanic Gardens
Descriptive Labels for Botanic Gardens
by Humphrey Gilbert-carter
Available May 2015
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In a Yorkshire Garden (Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture)
In a Yorkshire Garden (Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture)
by Reginald John Farrer
Available April 2015
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Vegetation Classification and Survey
Vegetation Classification and Survey
by Gillison Andrew
Available November 2015
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Reproductive Versatility in the Grasses
Reproductive Versatility in the Grasses
by G. P. Chapman
Available April 2015
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Sustainable Use of Land and Water Under Rainfed and Deficit Irrigation Conditions in Ogun-Osun River Basin, Nigeria
Sustainable Use of Land and Water Under Rainfed and Deficit Irrigation Conditions in Ogun-Osun River Basin, Nigeria
by Omotayo Babawande Adeboye
Available August 2015
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Experiments with Plants
Experiments with Plants
by Isabel Thomas
Available August 2015
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Alternative Respiratory Pathways in Higher Plants
Alternative Respiratory Pathways in Higher Plants
by Jagadis G. Kapuganti
Available May 2015
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