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Plants that feed the world

Rose E. Frisch

Plants that feed the world

by Rose E. Frisch

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Cultivated -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Plants, Edible -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Plants, Cultivated.,
  • Plants, Edible.,
  • Food supply.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses flowering plants of the Old and New Worlds which provide food to meet the varied needs of people in different regions.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Rose E. Frisch. Drawings by Denny McMains.
    ContributionsMcMains, Denny, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB107 .F75
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5986867M
    LC Control Number66016899

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Use a bromeliad mix (air plants are in the bromeliad family), and don’t overdo it—plants can burn from too much fertilizer. A beautiful book and the first time that all vascular plant families can be seen illustrated in the same book, all of them.

The authors are well respected botanists who have been closely involved in developing the new classifications of flowering plants and ferns making this an important reference s:   The most likely explanation, put forward by the USDA, is that the seeds are low-cost collateral in a “brushing scam”, in which people are sent items unsolicited by online sellers to.

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I had to keep googling a lot. So if you are a beginner, you wouldn't be able to extract a lot from this book/5(4).The book was an instant best seller in the hoya world and over the next few years two thousand of these books were sold. Since that time Dale has written many books about hoyas from the different localities where these plants grow.

Then start a regular feeding program for your old plants, using a balanced fertilizer such as Peters