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Timber Press, November 2016
Hardcover, 224 pages
22.9cm × 17.8cm

Botanist's Vocabulary

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An up-to-date, concise, and accurate glossary of botanical terms frequently used by gardeners and nature enthusiasts. Perfect for advanced gardeners; for students; for horticulturists and nursery professionals 'A Botanist's Vocabulary' gives gardeners and naturalists a better understanding of what they see in the natural world in which they are so intimately involved.

Through concise definitions and detailed black and white illustrations, it defines 1,300 words commonly used by botanists, naturalists, and gardeners to describe plants. The simple and accessible language and highly detailed black and white illustrations make this the perfect guide for anyone looking for a deeper appreciation of the wonderful world of plants. AUTHOR: Susan K. Pell, Ph.D., former director of science at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, is the Science and Public Programs Manager at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. Bobbi Angell is a scientific illustrator for the New York Botanical Garden and other academic institutions; her richly detailed pen and ink illustrations appear in a wide variety of scholarly and commercial publications, including the New York Times garden column. SELLING POINTS: COMPREHENSIVE REFERENCE TO 1,300 BOTANICAL TERMS: This illustrated reference helps students, professionals, master gardeners, and advanced home gardeners define 1,300 terms important to botany and horticulture. MORE THAN 700 B & W ILLUSTRATIONS: Defines botanical terms in accessible language in conjunction with high-quality black and white illustrations that help clarify difficult concepts. SCIENCE FOR GARDENERS: This series features books that make scientific concepts accessible to home gardeners. 726 illustrations

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