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Botanic gardens : modern-day arks

Author: Sara Oldfield
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.
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A lavishly illustrated look at botanical gardens and the work that goes on behind the scenes to save our botanical heritage.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oldfield, Sara.
Botanic gardens.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)744525652
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Oldfield
ISBN: 9780262015165 0262015161
OCLC Number: 609541841
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The plant extinction crisis --
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew --
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh --
France: the conservatoires botaniques --
Berlin-Dahlem Botanic Garden --
Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanic Garden, Istanbul --
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Florida --
Chicago Botanic Garden --
National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii --
UNAM Botanic Garden, Mexico --
Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden --
South China Botanic Garden --
The Kebun Raya Network, Indonesia --
Botanic gardens in Uganda --
Madagascar: international collaborations --
SANBI, South Africa --
Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Australia --
Planning for the future.
Responsibility: Sara Oldfield.

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" Botanic Gardens succeeds in its pursuit of underscoring the vital role that botanical gardens are beginning to play in global conservation of biodiversity." -- Peter S. White, BioScience

 
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