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Heywood, V. H. (Vernon Hilton) 1927-

Overview
Works: 189 works in 704 publications in 2 languages and 12,028 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Classification  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Guidebooks 
Roles: Editor, Honoree, Writer of accompanying material, Director, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Publishing director
Classifications: QK495.A1, 581.012
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Most widely held works by V. H Heywood
Flowering plants of the world ( Book )
50 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written by members of a panel of internationally recognized authorities in the field under the guidance of V. H. Heywood, and now with some updates, the main text entries are supplemented by an extensive glossary and a helpful introduction to the forms, structure, ecology, uses and classification of flowering plants. A comprehensive index includes plant names in both botanical Latin and common English forms. Flowering Plants of the World will appeal to plant lovers of all varieties, from professional botanist to amateur gardener. Providing a wealth of information, it is at once useful to the specialist and fascinating to the general reader
Flowering plant families of the world by V. H Heywood ( Book )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Survey of 506 flowering plant families, which describes distribution, diagnostic features, classification and commercial uses and a distribution map
Popular encyclopedia of plants by V. H., ed HEYWOOD ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Principles of angiosperm taxonomy by P. H Davis ( Book )
32 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In writing a texbook on the principles of taxonomy, we have aimed at providing advanced students with a comprehensive survev of the subject. The absence of such a work has, we believe, inconvenienced both student and teacher alike. Although the expanding horizons of the subject may have proved daunting enough, another major factor which must have deterred authors is that few other subjects are so open to serios controversy: on nearly every major topic there are opposing schools of thought. Until recently the principles of taxonomy have been regarded as a closed secret, only to be communicated to the inituated after a period of apprentceship
Plant taxonomy by V. H Heywood ( Book )
43 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taxonomy and ecology : proceedings of an international symposium held at the Dept. of Botany, University of Reading by V. H Heywood ( Book )
23 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers concerning ecological factors and speciation biocoenology and taxonomy, relationships, and the practical role of ecological data in taxonomy
Global biodiversity assessment by R. T Watson ( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This survey represents an attempt to provide an independent scientific analysis of current issues in biodiversity. It assesses the present state of knowledge, identifies gaps in understanding and draws attention to those issues where scientists have reached a consensus or conflict of viewpoint
Modern methods in plant taxonomy by V. H Heywood ( Book )
26 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive review of the present state of knowledge in plant taxonomy by well-known experts in the field
Scanning electron microscopy: systematic and evolutionary applications; proceedings of an international symposium held at the Dept. of Botany, University of Reading by V. H Heywood ( Book )
20 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Current concepts in plant taxonomy by V. H Heywood ( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction; Institucional resources; Recent approaches in morphology and anatomy; Karyology and genetics; Ecology and geography; Chemistry, taxonomy and systematics; Data processing and taxonomy; Taxonomic priorities
The Biology and chemistry of the Umbelliferae by V. H Heywood ( Book )
12 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phenetic and phylogenetic classification; a symposium by Systematics Association ( Book )
16 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Biology and chemistry of the Compositae by V. H Heywood ( Book )
14 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Conservation of medicinal plants : proceedings of an international consultation, 21-27 March 1988 held at Chiang Mai, Thailand by International Consultation on Conservation of medicinal plants ( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centres of plant diversity : a guide and strategy for their conservation by World Wide Fund for Nature ( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taxonomy in Europe : final report of the European Science Research Councils' Ad Hoc Group on Biological Recordings, Systematics, and Taxonomy by V. H Heywood ( Book )
11 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flowering plants : a pictorial guide to the world's flora by V. H Heywood ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides information on more than one hundred flowering plant families, offering entries describing the plant's physical features and distribution and economic uses, along with detailed color illustrations showing the plant's anatomy, with all parts labeled in Latin and English
Tropical botanic gardens : their role in conservation and development by V. H Heywood ( Book )
11 editions published in 1991 in English and French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book includes the proceedings of the second symposium on one important role of botanic gardens in conserving world plant resources. Sessions covered topics such as implementing the botanic gardens conservation strategy, regional networks and national programs in the tropics, and germplasm banks in botanic gardens
Proceedings by Symposium on Biosystematics ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crop wild relatives : a manual of in situ conservation by Danny Hunter ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crop wild relatives (CWR) are plant species which are more or less closely related to crops. They are a vital resource by providing a pool of genetic variation that can be used in breeding new and better adapted varieties of crops that are resistant to stress, disease, drought and other factors. They will be increasingly important in allowing crops to adapt to the impacts of climate, thus safeguarding future agricultural production. Until recently, the main conservation strategy adopted for CWR has been ex situ - through the maintenance of samples as seed or vegetative material in various kinds of genebank or other facilities. Now the need to conserve CWR in their natural surroundings (in situ) is increasingly recognized. Recent research co-ordinated by Bioversity International has produced a wealth of information on good practices and lessons learned for their effective conservation. This book captures the important practical experiences of countries participating in this work and describes them for the wider conservation community. It includes case studies and examples from Armenia, Bolivia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan, which are important centres of diversity for crop wild relatives, and covers four geographical regions - the Caucasus, South America, Africa and the Asia-Pacific Region. It provides practical, relevant information and guidance for the scaling-up of actions targeting CWR conservation around the world
 
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Languages
English (348)
French (1)
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