Seeds, Sex, and Civilization - How the Hidden Life of Plants Has Shaped Our World


Explores how we have learnt what seeds are, where they come from and their role in the survival of the productivity of crops and wildflowers. Thompson, Head of Plant Physiology at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, brings to life the eccentrics, explorers, amateurs, and highly dedicated professionals who have accumulated our knowledge.

Hardback, 280 pages, 49 col & b/w illus.

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