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The Resource An orchard invisible : a natural history of seeds, Jonathan Silvertown ; with illustrations by Amy Whitesides

An orchard invisible : a natural history of seeds, Jonathan Silvertown ; with illustrations by Amy Whitesides

Label
An orchard invisible : a natural history of seeds
Title
An orchard invisible
Title remainder
a natural history of seeds
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Silvertown ; with illustrations by Amy Whitesides
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silvertown, Jonathan W
Dewey number
581.4/67
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QK661
LC item number
.S558 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Whitesides, Amy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seeds
  • Botany
Label
An orchard invisible : a natural history of seeds, Jonathan Silvertown ; with illustrations by Amy Whitesides
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-209) and index
Contents
An orchard invisible: seeds -- First forms minute: evolution -- Even beans do it: sex -- Before the seed: pollination -- According to their own kinds: inheritance -- O rose, thou art sick!: enemies -- The biggest coconut I ever see: size -- Ten thousand acorns: number -- Luscious clusters of the vine: fruit -- Winged seeds: dispersal -- Circumstance unknown: fate -- Fierce energy: germination -- Sorrow's mysteries: poisons -- Ah, sun-flower!: oil -- John Barleycorn: beer -- Realm of illusion: coffee -- Nourishment and inspiration: gastronomy
Control code
2008043555
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780226757735
Lccn
2008043555
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) 1612252
Label
An orchard invisible : a natural history of seeds, Jonathan Silvertown ; with illustrations by Amy Whitesides
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-209) and index
Contents
An orchard invisible: seeds -- First forms minute: evolution -- Even beans do it: sex -- Before the seed: pollination -- According to their own kinds: inheritance -- O rose, thou art sick!: enemies -- The biggest coconut I ever see: size -- Ten thousand acorns: number -- Luscious clusters of the vine: fruit -- Winged seeds: dispersal -- Circumstance unknown: fate -- Fierce energy: germination -- Sorrow's mysteries: poisons -- Ah, sun-flower!: oil -- John Barleycorn: beer -- Realm of illusion: coffee -- Nourishment and inspiration: gastronomy
Control code
2008043555
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780226757735
Lccn
2008043555
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) 1612252

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