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624 Pages | c.50 line drawings

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198833338


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A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Fourth Edition

Michael Allaby

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 6,000 A-Z entries, completely revised and brought up-to-date, covering all aspects of plant sciences
  • Over 500 entries new to this edition, enhancing the dictionary's coverage of botanical terms, key drugs derived from plants, and plant orders, families, and genera
  • Additional content includes numerous appendices, such as SI Units and Plant Classification, as well as new phylogenies and timelines on plant evolution
  • Almost 50 line drawings add to the dictionary's clarity, and a dedicated companion website offers links to online resources

New to this Edition:

  • Completely revised and updated to include the latest in plant science research
  • Over 500 new entries expand coverage of botanical terms, key drugs derived from plants, and plant orders and families, e.g. Rosales, physical dormancy, menthol, and codeine
  • Fully updated appendices, including new phylogenies and timelines, as well as an appendix of vernacular plant names
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