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Books filed under "Science"

Practical Science for Gardeners by Mary Pratt

A close look at biodiversity, ecology, what plants need to survive, and how these fundamental facts are at the heart of good plant care.

In Praise of Plants by Francis Hallé

This scholarly yet fun book examines the qualities that make plants unique, so different from animals.

Plant Survival: Adapting to a Hostile World by Brian Capon

The fascinating mechanisms that plants employ to survive in challenging environments.

The Natural History of Medicinal Plants by Judith Sumner

A fascinating look into the history of plants in medicine which details the range of chemicals produced by medicinal plants.

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers by Bruce Macdonald

An exhaustive exposition of propagating methods, from cuttings to tissue culture.

Myxomycetes: A Handbook of Slime Molds by Steven L. Stephenson and Henry Stempen

All the species of slime molds one is likely to encounter.