Oxford Dictionary of Plant Sciences. 3rd edition


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Oxford Dictionary of Plant Sciences. 3rd edition Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Oxford University Press
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Pages: 576 Illustrations and other contents: 47 line drawings ISBN: 9780199600571 Category:

3rd edition (2012) of The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Botany. There are over 250 new entries in this edition

Clear, accessible and concise, with broad coverage. Useful for both students and anyone with an interest in botany. Over 5700 entries from the fields of biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, and the earth sciences. Additional appendices include the Universal Genetic Code. a geologic time-scale, SI units, plant classification, and fungi classification, as well as over 50 line drawings.


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Weight0.62 kg



...a very useful first dictionary for biologists with an interest in plants... * Alan Cadogan, Journal of Biological Education, Vol. 41(4) * Review from previous edition Allaby succeeds remarkably well over a wide range of disciplines . . . leaves one a better informed person, and who could ask for more from a dictionary? * Times Higher Education Supplement *

Author Biography

Michael Allaby has written many books on nature and environmental science. He is the General Editor of the Oxford Dictionaries of Zoology and Ecology, and co-author of the Dictionary of Earth Sciences. Other publications include the Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate; The Facts on File Weather and Climate Handbook; and the DK Guide to Weather.