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The dictionary of science for gardeners : 6000 scientific terms explored and explained

Author: Michael Allaby
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, Inc., [2015]. ©2015
Series: Science for gardeners.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This must-have reference will help you navigate the complex world of science. It defines more than 6,000 words from 16 branches of science that are of particular interest to gardeners, from abscission (a plant{u2019}s rejection of an organ) to zoochary (the dispersal of seeds by animals). Hundreds of illustrations clarify key definitions and help explain abstract concepts. Definitions reflect the latest developments  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Allaby, Michael.
Dictionary of science for gardeners.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, Inc., 2015
(DLC) 2015006909
(OCoLC)906447496
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Allaby
ISBN: 9781604697155 1604697156
OCLC Number: 919583006
Notes: Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
A to Z --
Appendix --
Further reading --
Illustration credits --
About the author.
Series Title: Science for gardeners.
Responsibility: Michael Allaby.

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This must-have reference will help you navigate the complex world of science. It defines more than 6,000 words from 16 branches of science that are of particular interest to gardeners, from  Read more...

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