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Golden Greens: The Amazing World of Plant Book

  • Author(s): Bharati Bhattacharya
  • Size: 150 mm x 230 mm
  • Pages: 288
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179934418
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.595.00 / US $36.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 535.00 / US $32.00

Book Details

Golden Greens: The Amazing World of Plants is a definitive introduction to everything you want to know about plants the world over. It meticulously describes the forms, habits and different facets and peculiarities of plants. Informative, thought-provoking and painstakingly researched, the book includes a number of case studies of rare and endangered plants species and emphasizes upon the importance of their conservation.

The trees and plants have long been part of our folklore, myths, epics, rituals, books, arts and daily life. While asserting their ecological importance the book systematically lays out the sociocultural roots of the various plants.

Interspersed with a large number of illustrations, Golden Greens is a must-read not only for students of botany and environmental science, but all others who are curious to learn about the myriad ways in which plants impact our lives.

Target Audience

    General Reader, Students of Botany and Environmental Science, Researchers

Table of Contents

    1. Leguminous Beauties
    2. Known but Unknown
    3. Mesmerizing Tulips
    4. An Exotic Palm from Madagascar
    5. The Flying Machines
    6. A Rainbow of Natural Colours
    7. They Conquered the World
    8. Beans of Repute
    9. Bamboo: The Giant Grasses
    10. Wealth of the Herbal World
    11. Antique and Glorious: The Proteaceae Family
    12. The Green Gun
    13. The Unusual, Vulnerable, Rare, and Threatened
    14. Glossary
    15. Bibliography
    16. List of Botanical Names of Plants
    17. Names of Some Plants in Different Indian Languages 

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