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Descriptors for Black Pepper (Piper nigrum). [Descriptiones Para Pimienta negra]

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Roma, International Plant Genetic Resources Institute: 1995

Seller ID: 004365

ISBN: 9290432411


A few illustrations, pp 40;(41), paperback, a good copy. [Provides the parameters for writing correct descriptions of pepper cultivars. It does not describe actual cultivars.]. (Text in both Spanish and English). View more info

Perspectives in World Agriculture

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Farnham Royal, Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux: 1980

Seller ID: 004708

ISBN: 0851984584


Small quarto, pp xviii, 532, a good copy in dustwrapper. [A detailed survey - grassland research, helmithology, veterinary medicine, animal nutrition, soils science, nematology, apiculture, plant pathology, weed science, forestry, horticulture, annual field crops, taxonomy of cultivated plants etc. Authors include J.G. Hawkes, G.W. Ivens, Eva Crane etc.] View more info

The East Anglian Handbook and Agricultural Annual for 1885

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Norwich, Lowestoft & London, Argus Office: 1885

Seller ID: 005297


Small 8vo, pp 256, a little foxing, but otherwise a very clean sound copy in contemporary brown polished calf and marbled boards. [Traditions, superstitions and folklore (by John T. Varden). Ornithological invasions (by T.E. Gunn), plus various agricultural articles and reports]. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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Wireworms and Food Production - a wireworm survey of England and Wales (1939-1942) (Bulletin 128)

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1945

Seller ID: 007338

Condition: Very Good


Folding map at rear, pp 62, paperback, very slightly marked and worn. SCARCE Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Review of the Persistent Organochlorine Pesticides - report by the Advisory Committee on Poisonous Subsrances used in Agriculture and Food Storage

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1931

Seller ID: 007347

Condition: Very Good


pp iv, 68, paperback, a good copy. View more info

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Report of Insect Pests of Crops in England and Wales, 1938 - 1943 (Ministry of Agriculture Technical Bulletin number 5)

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007351

Condition: Very Good


pp vi, 91, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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Report on a Land Capability Survey of Part of Strath-Kildonan, Scotland

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Boreham Wood, Hunting Technical Services: 1967

Seller ID: 008622

Condition: Good


Quarto, pp viii, 159, several folding charts, nthree large folding maps in rear pocket, paperback, ringbound. A very detailed report. [Extra postage may be necessary.] View more info

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Rothamsted Annual Reports - a long run 1908 - 1987 (lacking only one issue)

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Harpenden, Lawes Agricultural Trust:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013562

Condition: Very Good


Annual Reports for 1908 complete through to 1987 (lacking only the report for 1973). Together with six later reports - 2003/4 through to 2009. Duplicates from a Botanic Garden library, this is a superb clean set of a journal which rarely appears on the market. The first part of the run , 1908 - 1969, is bound in red cloth (apart from 1953-55 which is in original paper covers). Thereafter, everythig is paperback as issued. Condition is excellent and clean throughout. ... View more info

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Improving Vegetatively Propagated Crops

By: Abbott, A.J. & Atkin, R.K. (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010917

ISBN: 0120414104

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp xviii, 416, purple cloth, lettered and decorated in silver, a very good copy. [From the library of professor Jack Hawkes, with his signature on the front endpaper.] View more info

Common Weeds of the West Indies

By: ADAMS, C.D., KASASIAN, L. & SEEYAVE, J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: (Trinidad), University of The West Indies: 1970

Seller ID: 005095


Common Weeds of the West Indies. Illustrated, small 8vo, pp (2), ii, 139, slightly worn, simple cloth-backed boards, lettered in ink on the spine and in silver printing on the upper cover, library number to front endpaper, front hinge cracked and slightly weak, first blamk becoming loose. VERY SCARCE. Trinidad 1968 (corrected to 1970 on errata slip). It is unclear if this is the original binding or not. View more info

The Corn Plant Today

By: Anderson, Edgar

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Des-Moines, Iowa, Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Company: 1949

Seller ID: 005086


Illustrated, pp 20, paperback, very slightly worn, stamp on cover. (A scarce pamphlet, principally dealing with the plant structure and its agricultural significance. Does not describe cultivars.] View more info

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The Gramineae - a study of cereal, bamboo and grasses

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010396

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xviii, 480, slight foxing and toning internally, a tiny signature and date on the front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound internally, green cloth slightly worn and rubbedm the spine more worn with pulling at the head and base, and the joints rubbed with one small break in the cloth. View more info

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The John Innes Special Collection - a catalogue of selected books from the library of The John Innes Institute

By: Atchison, Elizabeth

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Norwich, John Innes Charity: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009408

Condition: Very Good


19 plates (of which three are coloured), small slim 8vo, pp x, 108, red cloth with silver lettering, a very good copy. With signed presentation slip from the author. [Postage will be much reduced] View more info

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Agricultural Ecology

By: Azzi, Girolamo

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1956

Seller ID: 007803

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp xvi, 424, very slightly age-toned, blue cloth in good condition, ina slightly rubbed dustwrapper which is torn at the head and tail of the spine. [Not illustrated] View more info

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A Legacy of Change: Historic Human Impact on Vegetation of the Arizona Borderlands

By: Bahre, C.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tucson, The University of Arizona Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008238

ISBN: 0816512043

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations and maps, large 8vo, pp xviii, 231, a very good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Thoughts of a Clodhopper

By: Ballard, Ernest

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Colwall, near Malvern, Published by the author:

Seller ID: 005900


1948 ? Frontispiece, pp 156, a good copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper. (Christian essays on nature and philosophy from the Michaelmas daisy breeder.) View more info

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Prehistoric Farming in Europe

By: Barker, Graeme

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011018

ISBN: 0521269695

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xviii, 327, extremely clean and sound internally, paperback, the slightest signs of use to the covers, but really a very good copy, almost as new. View more info

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Water Resources and Agricultural Development in the Tropics.

By: Barrow, Chris

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Scientific and Technical: 1987

Seller ID: 008249

ISBN: 0582301378

Condition: Good


pp xii, 356, paperback, very slightly worn. View more info

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Seed Preservation and Longevity

By: Barton, Lela V.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Hill Books: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012761

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xviii, 216, very clean internally, brown cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is price-clipped, rather age-toned with closed tears, now protected in a removable plastic film. From the library of the Cambridge botanist David Coombe, with his signature on the front endpaper. [Longevity of vegetable and flower seeds, field and other economically important crops, tree seeds.factors affecting longevity, methods of testing, causes of dete... View more info

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Vegetationsökologische Grundlagen der Viehwirtschaft in den Uberschwemmungs-savannen des Rio Yacuma (Departamento Beni, Bolivien).

By: Beck, Stephan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vaduz, J. Cramer: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012289

ISBN: 3768213704

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, small octavo, pp (12), 186, (28), corners very slightly bumped, errata leaf tipped in to verso of title page, papeback, covers slightly creased otherwise a very good clean copy. [Dissertationes Botanicae Band 80] View more info