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Published: 26 April 2012

152 Pages | 15 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199584062

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Plants: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Walker

Very Short Introductions

  • Looks at what plants are, how they grow, how we use them, and how we can look after them for the next generation
  • Examines how plants evolved and how they cope on dry land, including their reproduction and dispersal
  • Explores how this group of organisms is organized into botanical classifications
  • Considers how we have manipulated plants to provide for our needs, and how we can preserve this botanical inheritance for future generations
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide