Botany & plant sciences

    Ecology of High Altitude Waters

    By Olivier Dangles

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    Despite the abundance of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in certain regions, their biology and ecology has never been summarized in detail. Although poorly considered in classical textbooks of ecology and limnology, these threatened and exploited habitats have much to offer existing aquatic ecological theories and applications.

    Ant-Plant Interactions

    Hardback £57.38

    Ants and flowering plants are dominant in most terrestrial ecosystems, and their interactions are geographically widespread. This is the first resource for undergraduate and graduate students in ecology and conservation biology devoted entirely to human-induced global changes and their consequences for ant-plant interactions.

    Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation

    Paperback £32.03

    This book explores the increasingly coordinated effort that is underway in botanic gardens around the world to find and apply the best methods of halting the steady erosion of plant diversity and saving wild plant species from extinction.

    Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture

    By Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Paperback Save £1.22 = £30.78

    Among the many interests of Swiss philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau was botany. These letters 'addressed to a lady' on the Linnaean system and the structure of plants came to the attention of Thomas Martyn, professor of botany at the University of Cambridge, who published a translation and continuation in 1785.

    Australian Vegetation

    Hardback £57.38

    The third edition of this definitive book presents the latest insights on the patterns and processes that shaped the vegetation of Australia. With new chapters and a contemporary team of authors, this authoritative book will inspire a new generation of readers to learn and explore first-hand the vegetation of Australia.

    Plant Messiah

    By Carlos Magdalena

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    Carlos Magdalena of Kew Gardens is not your average botanical horticulturist. He's a man on a mission to save the world's most endangered plants from destruction and thieves hunting for wealthy collectors. He is a plant messiah.From the planet's tiniest waterlily - the Nymphaea thermarum - to Huarango trees with...

    A Garden Eden. Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration

    By H Walter Lack

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.46

    Art meets science in this beautiful catalogue of botanical illustration. Drawn from the archives of the National Library of Vienna, these exquisite color reproductions range from 6th-century manuscripts to 19th-century masterpieces and celebrate both the skill of botanical artists and the abundance of natural flora.

    Profit of the Earth

    By Courtney Fullilove

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    While there is enormous public interest in biodiversity, food sourcing, and sustainable agriculture, romantic attachments to heirloom seeds and family farms have provoked misleading fantasies of an unrecoverable agrarian past. The reality, as Courtney Fullilove shows, is that seeds are inherently political objects transformed by the ways they are gathered,...

    Plant Ecology: Origins, Processes, Consequences

    By Paul A. Keddy

    Hardback £48.93

    Now in full colour, this much-awaited new edition of the book Plants and Vegetation provides a fresh and comprehensive approach to plant ecology. Keddy's clear and engaging text emphasises unifying underlying principles and processes, taking a global approach to the subject and engaging students in essential concepts through real-world examples.

    Fortress Plant

    By Dale Walters

    Hardback £14.46

    The survival of plants on our planet is nothing short of miraculous. They are food for a vast array of organisms, ranging from bacteria and fungi, through to insects, and even other plants. Dale Walters explores the fascinating array of evolutionary defences plants employ to survive and avoid being eaten.

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