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Air Plants
Epiphytes and Aerial Gardens
David H. Benzing
David H. Benzing explains in nontechnical language the anatomical and physiological adaptations that allow ephiphytes to conserve water, thrive without the benefit of soil, and engage in unusual relationships with animals.



The Biology of the Cycads
Knut J. Norstog, Trevor J. Nicholls
Thoroughly referenced and generously illustrated, this book discusses all aspects of cycadology. A small group of ancient palmlike seed plants noted for their beautiful foliage and often brightly colored cones and seeds, cycads are believed to have...



Biology of the Plant Bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae)
Pests, Predators, Opportunists
Alfred G. Wheeler
Plant bugs—Miridae, the largest family of the Heteroptera, or true bugs—are globally important pests of crops such as alfalfa, apple, cocoa, cotton, sorghum, and tea. Some also are predators of crop pests and have been used successfully in biological...



Diseases of Trees and Shrubs
Wayne Sinclair, Howard H. Lyon
Praise for the First Edition: Association of American Publishers Professional and Scholarly Division Award Winner (Life Sciences) "One of the ten best horticultural books of the century."—The Washington Post "Diseases of Trees and Shrubs is by far...



Freshwater Dinoflagellates of North America
Susan Carty
The first taxonomic guide of freshwater dinoflagellate species reported from North America published since...



Manual of Leaf Architecture
Beth Ellis, Douglas C. Daly, Leo J. Hickey, John V. Mitchell, Kirk R. Johnson, Peter Wilf, Scott L. Wing
The Manual of Leaf Architecture is an essential reference for describing, comparing, and classifying the leaves of flowering plants.



The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Illustrated Dictionary of Orchid Genera
Peggy Alrich, Wesley Higgins
Published in Association with Selby Botanical Gardens Press "The hundreds of orchid genera and thousands of species can seem unbelievably complex, but they are beautiful, mysterious, and alluring. Therefore we want reliable ways in which to refer to...



The Marine World
A Natural History of Ocean Life
Frances Dipper
The Marine World is a book for everyone with an interest in the ocean, from the marine biologist or student wanting expert knowledge of a particular group to the naturalist or diver exploring the seashore and...



Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts
A Field Guide to Common Bryophytes of the Northeast
Ralph Pope
This photo-based field guide to the more common or distinctive bryophytes of northeastern North America gives beginners the tools they need to identify most specimens without using a compound microscope.



Muenscher's Keys to Woody Plants
An Expanded Guide to Native and Cultivated Species
Edward A. Cope
This major expansion and revision of W. C. Muenscher's popular reference work brings a wealth of botanical knowledge up to date in an easy-to-access format. Muenscher's Keys to Woody Plants enables its users to identify trees and shrubs in all seasons...



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