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A Gardener's Guide to Botany

SKU:  SP 647
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From Cool Spring Press:
A fascinating and in-depth exploration of the endless wonders of the plant kingdom awaits you. Join botanist Scott Zona on a captivating journey into the incredible world of plants. This book is a delightful botanical romp that introduces the science behind how and why plants form the foundation of all life on Earth. In layman's language, you'll uncover what distinguishes plants from people and how the adaptations they've developed over eons influence their appearance today, as well as how they grow and survive in a tremendous diversity of climates. Lush illustrations and full-color photography showcase some of the world's most captivating plants (along with plenty of common ones), leaving you even more enamored with plants than when you first cracked open the very first page.

Discover the chlorophyll-infused science behind how plants:

React to their environment to adapt and "know" when it's ideal for supporting growth
Access water and nutrients, including through partnerships with other living organisms
Reproduce in ingenious and astonishing ways, both with and without sex
Disperse their genes via seeds spread by wind, water, animals, or even by the plant itself
Protect themselves from predators with defenses like spines, waxes, and toxic compounds such as cyanide, cocaine, nicotine, quinine, and many others
Communicate with each other - and with other living organisms both above and below the ground - through chemical messaging systems
Whether you're an advanced gardener with acres of green to tend or a new plant parent with a single fern on a windowsill, this is a revelatory look at what makes plants tick. Join Dr. Zona on a beautiful botanical adventure.
By Scott Zona, ISBN 978-0-7603-7445-0, copyright 2023.

A Gardener's Guide to Botany

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SKU:  SP 647
Weight:  1.00
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