The Penguin Dictionary of Botany
Consultant Editor, Stephen Blackmore, General Editor Elizabeth Tootill
Penguin Books, 1984, lightly illustrated, paperback, ISBN 0140511261
Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear
This comprehensive dictionary covers both the pure ans the applied aspects of the subject and such related fields as agriculture and horticulture.
Encyclopaedic in form and with an extensive cross-referencing system, it contains substantial articles (200-250 words) on major terms and concepts as well as shorter articles, ranging from physiology to cell biology, microbiology to horticulture and genetics to plant pathology.
The Penguin Dictionary of Botany will be a useful reference source for students whose subjects have a bearing on botany; it will also be of use to the informed layman with an interest in this topic and an important aid to study for A-level and first-year university students of botany or biology.