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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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Nucleic Acids and Nucleoproteins (Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology Volume XII)

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, The Biological Laboratory: 1947

Seller ID: 009488

Condition: Good


Illustrated, quarto, pp xii, 279, a few lightly turned corners otherwise very clean internally, signature on the front endpaper of K. Bailey, Cambridge. Red cloth slightly worn and scuffed, spine faded. 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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Sex Determination in Plants [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Ainsworth, C.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford and Washington, BioS Scientific Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011253

ISBN: 185996-421

Condition: As New


A few illustrations, pp xvi, 221, pictorial boards, an excellent copy. {Indispensable for all plant biologists, this is a fascinating and thorough examination of those factors which affect the sex determination of plant species, describing all of the main classes of plant with unisexual flowers hermaphrodite, monoecious and dioecious}. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest... View more info

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Mendel's Principles of Genetics

By: Bateson, W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1913

Seller ID: 012622

Condition: Fair


Third impression, with additions. Illustrated, including six colour plates, pp xiv, 413, a bit used and thumbed throughout, cloth rubbed and a little marked, lacking the top 7mm of the spine, joints cracked but firm. A duplicate from the Royal Horticultural Society Wisley Laboratory, with a withdrawn stamp on the front endpaper, but no other markings. View more info

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Genes in Ecology: 33rd Symposium of the British Ecological Society

By: Berry, R.J.; Crawfors, T.J. & Hewitt, G.M. (editors)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: 0xford, Blackwell Science: 1995

Seller ID: 013492

ISBN: 0632035048

Condition: Very Good


Large thick octavo, pp x, 534, very clean internally, limp covers, very slightly curled at the corners, a good sound copy. [Genetics and ecology ought to be complementary disciplines at the population level. This conviction underpins this integrative volume, which brings together geneticists and ecologists to confront the implications of the others' discipline for their own work. The book is divided into three sections: first 'Genes in Ecology', the influence of populati... View more info

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Studies in Oenothera Cytogenetics and Phylogeny [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Cleland, Ralph E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Bookstore: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011255

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 348, fore-edge foxed, also affecting the last few pages and the title page, slightly used internally, paperback, covers faded and a little worn. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front cover. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest in fungi, botany and nature conservation made him the ideal champion for biological recording in the UK. He held that effective nature conservation could be achieved onl... View more info

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Developmental Genetics and Plant Evolution (The Systematics Association Special Volume Series 65)

By: Cronk, Quentin C.B.; Bateman, Richard M. & Hawkins, Julie A.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Taylor & Francis: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011019

ISBN: 0415257913

Condition: Very Good


Large thick 8vo, a few illustrations, pp xvi, 542,fore-edge slightly marked, paperback, very slight signs of wear to the covers, but overall a very good copy. {A heavy book - extra postage may be needed}. [A benchmark text, Developmental Genetics and Plant Evolution integrates the recent revolution in the molecular-developmental genetics of plants with mainstream evolutionary thought. It reflects the increasing cooperation between strongly genomics-influenced researchers... View more info

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The Gene for Gene Relationship in Plant-Parasite Interactions

By: Crute, I.R.; Holub, E.B. & Burdon, J.J. (eds)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Wallingford, CAB International: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010721

ISBN: 0851991645

Condition: Very Good


8vo, pp xiv, 427, a few light pencillings in the text, tiny bumps to the lower corners, otherwise a very good copy. [Genetics has transformed plant pathology on two occasions: first when Mendelian genetics enabled the discovery that disease resistance was a heritable trait in plants, and secondly when Flor proposed the "gene-for-gene" hypothesis to explain his observations of plant-parasite interactions, based on his work on flax rust in North Dakota starting in ... View more info

C.D. Darlington - Bibliography, 1926 - 1971

By: Darlington, C.D. (& collaborators)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford, Botany School: 1971

Seller ID: 004958

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp 30, paperback, a good copy. [A continuation of the Record of Work published by the John Innes Horticultural Institution in 1935, and of Darlington's previous list of 1958 which it also abridges.] View more info

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Plant Sciences; production, genetics and breeding

By: Driscoll, Colin J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York and London, Ellis Horwood: 1990

Seller ID: 007862

ISBN: 0136770487

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp 228, paperback, a good copy. (Not illustrated). {The topics of agronomy, genetics and plant breeding are normally covered in separate volumes. This book provides a comprehensive text combing these areas. The book covers factors involved in, and the practice of, crop production together with details of the production of a number of world crops. There is coverage of the basis of inheritance and the principles of plant breeding and a series of exercises are in... View more info

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Ecological Genetics (Fourth edition)

By: Ford, E.B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1975

Seller ID: 013409

ISBN: 0412161303

Condition: Good


Fourth edition. Large thick octavo, pp xx, 442, the rear endpaper and the last four poages of the index a little torn and bruised at the upper margin, a neat name on the front endpaper, otherwise good and clean internally, paperback, rear cover slightly bumped. View more info

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Historical Aspects of Organic Evolution [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Fothergill, Philip G. (foreword by J.W. Heslop-Harrison)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Hollis and Carter: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011621

Condition: Good


Octavo, pp xviii, 427, very clean internally, navy blue cloth, the spine extremely sunned and bleached, but otherwise tight and sound. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest in fungi, botany and nature conservation made him the ideal champion for biological recording in the UK. He held that effective nature conservation could be achieved only if good quality information abo... 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

A Contribution to a Knowledge of the Mutating Oenotheras

By: Gates, Reginald R.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1913

Seller ID: 004372


5 double page plates, quarto, pp 67, unopened, paperback, original blue wrappers, slightly faded and worn. [Trans. Linn. Soc. 2nd Ser. Bot. Vol VIII part 1] View more info

Genetics of Flowering Plants

By: Grant, Verne

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 003242

ISBN: 0231083637


Illustrated, 8vo, pp xiv, 514, paperback, covers shelf-rubbed, edges marked, red remainder mark along lower edges, however contents are clean and binding tight. View more info

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Plant Breeding - Principles and Prospects.

By: Hayward, N.D.; Bosemark, N.O. & Romagosa, I.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1993

Seller ID: 008837

ISBN: 0412433907

Condition: Very Good


A few text illustrations, small thick quarto, pp xxvi, 550, hardbound in original laminated boards, an exceptionally good copy. View more info

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Essays on Crop Plant Evolution [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Hutchinson, Sir Joseph

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011256

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp viii, 204, very clean internally, cloth in excellent condition, the dustwrapper is slightly worn and frayed, and with a small piece missing from the base of its spine. {The Evolution of maize, development of cultivated sorghums, comparative phylogeny of temperate cereals, cytogenetics and the evolution of wheat, history and relationships of cultivated potatoes etc.}. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A disti... View more info

Chromosome Marker

By: Lewis, K.R. & John, B.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, J. & A. Churchill: 1963

Seller ID: 002775


120 text illustrations, 8vo, pp 489, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped and its lower cover is slightly rubbed, the spine also and slightly browned, but apart from these minor faults this is a very bright copy. [A seminal work, with sections on chromosomes in cell division, in heredity, in development and in evolution.] View more info

Molecular Evolutionary Genetics

By: MACINTYRE, Ross J.(ed).

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London & New York, Plenum Press: 1985

Seller ID: 005711

ISBN: 0306420422


Large 8vo, pp xxii, 610, dustwrapper sl faded and very slightly rubbed, otherwise a very good copy. View more info