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Botany
New Arrivals


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Seven Flowers: And How They Shaped Our World
Seven Flowers: And How They Shaped Our World
by Jennifer Potter
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The lotus. The lily. The sunflower. The opium poppy. The rose. The tulip. The orchid. Seven flowers, each with its own story full of surprises and secrets, each affecting the world around us in subtle but powerful ways. But what is the nature of their... (read more)

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C.F.P. Von Martius: The Book of Palms
C.F.P. Von Martius: The Book of Palms
by Carl Friedrich Philipp Von Martius
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Trees of paradise: Exquisite illustrations of the tropical palm   On December 13, 1868, Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794–1868), Professor of Botany at the University of Munich and director of the Royal Botanic Garden, was carried to... (read more)

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Brilliant Green the Surprising History & Science of Plant Intelligence
Brilliant Green the Surprising History & Science of Plant Intelligence
by Stefano Mancuso
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Are plants intelligent? Can they solve problems, communicate, and navigate their surroundings? For centuries, philosophers and scientists have argued that plants are unthinking and inertand#151;yet discoveries over the past fifty years have challenged... (read more)

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The Desert: Lands of Lost Borders
The Desert: Lands of Lost Borders
by Michael Welland
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From endless sand dunes and prickly cacti to shimmering mirages and green oases, deserts evoke contradictory images in us. They are lands of desolation, but also of romance, of blistering Mojave heat and biting Gobi cold. Covering a quarter of the... (read more)

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The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet
The Man Who Planted Trees: A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet
by Jim Robbins
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Fathers of Botany: The Discovery of Chinese Plants by European Missionaries
Fathers of Botany: The Discovery of Chinese Plants by European Missionaries
by Jane Kilpatrick
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Many of the worldand#8217;s most renowned and exciting ornamental plantsand#151;including magnolias, roses, rhododendrons, tree peonies, lilies, and blue poppiesand#151;have their origins in China. In the mid-nineteenth century, professional plant... (read more)

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Wonders of the Plant Kingdom: A Microcosm Revealed
Wonders of the Plant Kingdom: A Microcosm Revealed
by Wolfgang Stuppy
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Compared to the obvious complexity of animals, plants at a glance seem relatively simple in form. But that simplicity is deceptive: the plants around us are the result of millennia of incredible evolutionary adaptations that have allowed them to survive,... (read more)

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Small Animal Care and Management
Small Animal Care and Management
by Dean M. Warren
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Reader-friendly and engaging, SMALL ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, Fourth Edition, offers a comprehensive guide to the care and husbandry of small animals. Through a logical flow of information, it introduces you to the basics of the small animal industry... (read more)

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On the Forests of Tropical Asia: Lest the Memory Fade
On the Forests of Tropical Asia: Lest the Memory Fade
by Peter Ashton
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