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Discoveries in the garden

Author: James B Nardi
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Discoveries in the Garden shows how getting into the dirt, and in between the roots and leaves, with close observation, grows both enthusiasm and understanding for basic biology.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James B Nardi
ISBN: 9780226531526 022653152X 9780226531663 022653166X
OCLC Number: 992688866
Description: ix, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: conversing with plants --
Seeds --
Buds and stems, stem cells and meristems: growing up, down, and out --
The underground world: bulbs, tubers, and roots --
The journey from flower to fruit and seed --
Energy from the sun and nutrients from the soil --
Movements of vines and tendrils, leaves and flowers --
Wisdom of the weeds: lessons in how plants face adversity --
Plant colors --
Plant odors and oils --
Fellow gardeners: other creatures who share our gardens --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: James Nardi.

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