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Genetic Manipulation of Crops - Proceedings of the International Symposium on Genetic Manipulation; the 3rd International Symposium on Haploidy; the Ist International Symposium on Somatic Cell Genetics in Crops. Beijing 1984.

By: N/A

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Cassell Tycooly: 1988

Seller ID: 003239

ISBN: 1851480226


Large 8vo, pp xx, 466, paperback, slight wear to the covers, the lower cover slightly creased, a very good copy internally. [Haploids. Diploids. Mutation and Mutagenesis. Somaclonal variation. Somatic morphogenesis. Protoplast. View more info

Semi-Dwarf Cereal Mutants and Their Use in Cross-Breeding . [Proceedings of a Research Co-Ordination Meeting Organized By the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Isotope and Radiation Applications of Atomic Energy for Food and Agricultural Development

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Vienna, International Atomic Energy Agency: 1982

Seller ID: 004286


Quarto, pp 138, paperback, the slightest signs of wear, initials of professor J.G. Hawkes on upper cover. View more info

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Types of Vegetation in the Semiarid Portion of the United States and Their Economic Significance

By: Aldous, A.E. & Shantz, H.L.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Washington, Secretary of Agriculture: 1924

Seller ID: 006235


16 plates, pp (29), paperback, covers very slightly worn, a piece of paper adhering to the lower cover. SCARCE. Reprinted from Journal of Agricultural Research. View more info

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Forest Products

By: Barclays Bank

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Barclays Bank D.C.O.: 1959

Seller ID: 007879

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, pp 171, paperback, an ex-library copy with label on front endpaper but no other markings, a little used throughout, the covers a bit more worn and frayed. [Surprisingly scarce - includes black and white photographs, attractive line-drawn decorations, and a folding colour plate of wood samples. Includes a lot of economic details and world statistics for both hard and soft woods.] View more info

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Recherches critiques sur l'olivier de Laperrine. . √Čtude anatomique du limbe des innovations des Aristida de l'Afrique du Nord et du Sahara. Botanique Saharienne Memoire 6.

By: Bourreil, P. Benichou, A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Alger, Institut de Recheres Sahariennes: 1962

Seller ID: 008268

Condition: Good


A few illustrations and charts, quarto, pp 202, paperback, very slightly worn. (The work on the olive occupies the first 55 pages). View more info

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Plants Consumed by Man [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: Brouk, B.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London & New York, Academic Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009347

ISBN: 012136450X

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 479, very slight foxing to the fore-edge, otherwise a good sound copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is slightly worn and torn. SCARCE. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclop... View more info

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Biological stains - a handbook on the nature and uses of the dyes employed in the biological laboratory

By: Conn, H.J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Geneva, New York, Biotech Publications: 1953

Seller ID: 012087

Condition: Good


Sixth edition. Small octavo, pp 367, fore-edge slightly foxed, a small neat name on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, cloth slightly worn and rubbed, the spine-head a bit bruised. View more info

Atlas De Poche Des Plantes Utiles Des Pays Chauds, Les Plus Importantes Pour Le Commerce

By: De Janville, P.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Paris, Paul Klincksieck: 1902

Seller ID: 004063


63 coloured and 37 plain plates, 12mo, pp vi, 173, some foxing throuoghout, half-title slightly marked, grey cloth a little dull and worn, lower cover a little marked. SCARCE. View more info

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The Cork

By: de Oliveira, Manuel Alves & Leonel

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Grupo Amorim: 1991

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 013763

ISBN: 9729552509

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 159, slight production damage to the front endpaper at the upper hinge, otherwise an immaculate copy internally, pictorial boards in excellent condition, a fine copy in the original cork slipcase.[A detailed and highly photographic monograph of the economic aspects of the Cork Oak - Quercus suber.] View more info

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Plants of Hawaii National Park Illustrative of Plants and Customs of the South Seas

By: Degener, Otto

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Private printing ?: 1984

Seller ID: 013427

Condition: Very Good


[1984 reprint of the original work of 1930]. Illustrated, octavo, pp xvi, 312, (4), paperback, a very good copy. [A work of considerable detail.] View more info

Herbarium Survey of African Corchorus species

By: EDMONDS, Jennifer M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Rome, International Board for Plant Genetic Resources: 1990

Seller ID: 005550

ISBN: 9290431911


Maps, large 8vo, pp 284, paperback, very slightly worn, corner slightly bumped, otherwise a good copy with slightly faded covers. View more info

Jojoba and its uses Through 1982 - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference

By: Elias-Cesnik, Anna (ed)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Tucson, University of Arizona College of Agriculture: 1983

Seller ID: 005268


8vo, pp xii, 295, paperback, covers slightly marked and worn, upper joint a little rubbed. View more info

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Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants - A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes

By: Erichsen-Brown, Charlotte

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 010520

ISBN: 048625951x

Condition: New


Well illustrated with line drawings, thick 8vo, pp xxii, 512, paperback, a very good new copy. View more info

Naturally Occurring Phorbol Esters

By: Evans, Fred J.

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Boca Raton, Florida, CRC Press, Inc: 1986

Seller ID: 005141

ISBN: 0849351170


Large 8vo, pp (6), 313, a good bright copy. SCARCE. View more info

The Soya Bean and the New Soya Flour

By: Ferree, C.J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, William Heineman (Medical Books): 1929

Seller ID: 003958


Illustrated, small square 8vo, pp xii, 80, map frontispiece, original yellow boards with blue paper labels on upper cover and spine, the covers very slightly worn, spine head a little frayed. Originally in the library of Spiller Laboratory, with their small stamp on the front endpaper, but no other markings. View more info

The Recent Chemistry of Natural Products, Including Tobacco - Proceedings of the Second Philip Morris Science Symposium - Richmond, Virginia - October 30, 1975

By: Fina, Nicholas J. (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, Philip Morris Incorporated: 1976

Seller ID: 002448


Illustrated mainly in black-and-white, 8vo, pp 176, navy cloth with white titles on upper cover and spine, no dustwrapper, bears bookplate of J.P.M. Brenan (former Director Royal Botanic Garden,Kew) on front pastedown endpaper, very good clean copy. View more info

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Etude Sur Le Fevillea cordifolia, precedee d'un essai sur les Nhandirobees

By: Fougere, A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paris, F. Pichon: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012607

Condition: Good


Slim octavo, pp 96, mainly unopened, one folding litho plate (with two numbers), contents a little age-toned but otherwise good, paperback, covers a bit worn and chipped, lacking a small corner of the upper cover. With the stamp of Louis Planchon on the title page. There is one inked correction ,and Planchon's name written on the cover, presumably by the author. [Fevillea cordifolia, also known as Javillo and Antidote Caccoon, is a climbing vine of up to 20m belonging ... View more info

Crop Genetic Resources for Today and Tomorrow

By: Frankel, O.H. & Hawkes, J.G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 003195

ISBN: 0521205751


pp xx, 492, this copy does not have a dustwrapper, the spine is faded, and the lower cover is unevenly faded. Other than that this is a very good, tight, clean copy with no signs of use. [Genetic variation in plant populations; plant explorations in USA, USSR, Turkey; potato collecting in Cile, Bolivia & Peru; evaluation problems; conservation and storage; documentation and information management; genetics resources centres.] View more info

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Emerging Markets for Ecosysten Services - a case study of the Panama Canal watershed

By: Gentry, Bradford S.; Newcomer, Quint; Anisfield, Shimon C. & Fotos, Michael A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Binghampton, Haworth Food and Agricultural products Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007146

ISBN: 1560221739

Condition: Very Good


pp xxii, 387, hardback in pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. View more info

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Pyrethrum Flowers

By: Gnadinger, G.B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, McLauchlin Gormley King Co.: 1945

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 012385

Condition: Good


Second edition, third printing. Illustrated, large octavo, pp xvi, 380, slightly used internally, a tiny signature on the front endpaper, cloth a little rubbed and slightly worn, head and tail of spine slightly pulled. [The history of pyrethrum usually starts in 1847 with the mention of the species Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium found growing in Dalmatia (now Croatia). Prior to that it is thought that pyrethrum passed into Europe from Persia along the silk route although... View more info