The Dictionary of Science for Gardeners: 6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained
- 01 Oct 2015
- Timber Press
- 556 pages - 229 x 178 x 30mm
This must-have reference will help you navigate the complex world of science. It defines more than 6,000 words from 16 branches of science that are of particular interest to gardeners, from abscission (a plant’s rejection of an organ) to zoochary (the dispersal of seeds by animals). Hundreds of illustrations clarify key definitions and help explain abstract concepts.
Definitions reflect the latest developments in science; Covers topical issues like climate change, ecology, and native plants; Indispensable to home gardeners and nursery professionals
An A-to-Z reference to 6,000 terms from 16 scientific fields that are important to gardeners.