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- DescriptionPlants as common as monkshood, castorbean, and oleander are not just dangerous, they're deadly. This book is split into four main categories: mushrooms, wild plants, ornamental and crop plants, and houseplants. It includes photographs to aid the task of identification, a description of the plant, and notes on where they commonly occur.
- Author BiographyNancy J. Turner is an ethnobotanist and distinguished professor in the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria and a research associate with the Royal British Columbia Museum. She has authored, co-authored, or edited many publications in the areas of ethnobotany, traditional ecological knowledge, and sustainable resource use in Canada and British Columbia, including more than 20 books and 40 book chapters. Patrick von Aderkas is a professor in the Biology Department at the University of Victoria, with degrees in botany from the University of Guelph and the University of Manchester. His career reflects a broad interest in experimental embryogenesis of ferns and gymnosperms, including hormone physiology, molecular biology, and proteomics (the large-scale study of proteins). His academic contributions include two books and 70 papers; his teaching centers around plant development and the social history of plants.
- Author(s)Nancy J. Turner,Patrick von Aderkas
- PublisherTimber Press
- Date of Publication29/04/2009
- GenreNatural History: Plants
- Place of PublicationPortland, OR
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTimber Press
- Content Note258 color photos, 5 b/w illus.
- Weight875 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine28 mm
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