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Plant conservation. Why it matters and how it works.

Author: Timothy Walker
Publisher: Portland : Timber Press 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plants provide us with food and fuels; those under threat of extinction might provide tomorrow's health cures, or the nutrition to stave off world starvation. Botanist Timothy Walker explains how we can all make a difference by adapting our behaviour as gardeners. For example, growing natives plants, not using peat and choosing to include threatened plants in our gardens are three ways to help the GSPC achieve these  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Walker
ISBN: 9781604692600 160469260X
OCLC Number: 898114100
Awards: Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL) Annual Literature Award - Nominee, 2014
Description: 300 pages
Responsibility: Timothy Walker.

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Without plants, there is no life: they are vital to our survival and the functioning of the planet.  Read more...

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"Walker showcases his extensive experience interacting with plant enthusiasts. The book is neither a how-to manual nor a dry textbook. Its conversational tone is reminiscent of the lectures one might Read more...

 
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