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Visions of loveliness : great flower breeders of the past

Author: Judith M Taylor
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press, an imprint of Ohio University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gardeners of today take for granted the many varieties of geraniums, narcissi, marigolds, roses, and other beloved flowers for their gardens. Few give any thought at all to how this incredible  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith M Taylor
ISBN: 9780804011563 0804011567 9780804011570 0804011575
OCLC Number: 880966151
Description: ix, 467 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The compression of history --
The onrush of new plants --
Flower breeders in Europe --
Flower breeders in the United States --
Shrubs --
Herbaceous plants.
Other Titles: Great flower breeders of the past
Responsibility: Judith M. Taylor.

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"Judith Taylor has written an amazing account of the origin of all our plant forms, featuring the exciting work of the intrepid plant hunters, but going much further.... This is a fascinating account Read more...

 
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