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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


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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Plants + People - an exhibition of items from the Economic Botany Collections, RBG Kew

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden, Kew.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007971


Well illustarted, large slim 8vo, pp 64, paperback, corners slightly bumped, very slightly worn throughout. View more info

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Genetic Vulnerability of Major Crops

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Washington, National Academy of Sciences: 1972

Seller ID: 008250


Sm 8vo, pp viii, 307, paperback, very slightly worn. [Professor Jack Hawkes' copy, with his signature on the 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


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

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

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


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


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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The Tamu - Sabah's Native Market

By: Chong Han San & Low Al Fuah

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, Opus Publications: 2008

Seller ID: 006584


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp viii, 134, paperback, the slightest signs of wear to the covers, but a very good copy. 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


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

Cellulose - an outline of the chemistry of the structural elements of plants with reference to their natural history & industrial uses

By: Cross, C.F. & Bevan, E.J.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1918

Seller ID: 005606


New impression with a supplement. Small thick 8vo, pp xx, 348, a little foxing mainly on title page and half-title, stamped signature on half-title, green cloth slightly marked and worn. VERY SCARCE View more info

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From Cedar to Hyssop - a study in the folklore of plants in Palestine

By: Crowfoot, Grace M. & Baldensperger, Louise

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Sheldon Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012530


Illustrated, octavo, pp viii, 196, very clean internally, cloth very slightly worn, the spine faded and slightly marked. [From the library of the Kew botanist F. Nigel Hepper, with his pencil signature on the front endpaper and a small sheaf of notes at the rear.] View more info

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The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa, being an appendix to the Flora of West Tropical Africa

By: Dalziel, J.M.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, The Crown Agents for the Colonies: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012725


Large thick octavo, pp xii, 612, uncut, very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly worn and chipped. VERY SCARCE. [A work of immense detail and scholarship]. 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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Tea (Tropical Agriculture Series)

By: Eden, T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1965

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 012598


Second edition (revised). Illustrated, octavo, pp xvi, 205, fore-edge very slightly foxed, but otherwise clean internally, black cloth in very clean condition, binding leaning slightly, the dustwrapper is slightly worn and rubbed. 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


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


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


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