A Dictionary of Plant Sciences (Oxford Quick Reference 3rd Revised edition)

A Dictionary of Plant Sciences (Oxford Quick Reference 3rd Revised edition)

By: Michael Allaby (author)Paperback

Only 2 in stock

£10.49 RRP £14.99  You save £4.50 (30%) & FREE Saver Delivery on orders over £25


Completely revised and updated with over 250 new entries, the third edition of this dictionary offers broad coverage of all aspects related to the field of plant sciences including biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, biogeography, earth history, and earth sciences. New entries such as evo-devo, sister relationship, polytomy, and parallel sequencing make this the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary available. Useful appendices (The Universal Genetic Code, The Geologic Time-Scale, SI Units, Plant Classification, Fungi Classification) and a dedicated companion website featuring web links to relevant online resources support and enhance the A to Z entries. Clear, accessible, and concise, this is the ideal dictionary for students of botany, plant sciences and plant biology, environmental science and horticulture, as well as for amateur botanists and naturalists, and for the general reader with an interest in botany.

Create a review

About Author

Michael Allaby has written many books on nature and environmental science. He is the General Editor of the Oxford Dictionaries of Zoology and Ecology, and co-author of the Dictionary of Earth Sciences. Other publications include the Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate; The Facts on File Weather and Climate Handbook; and the DK Guide to Weather.


Preface ; Contents ; A Dictionary of Plant Sciences ; The Universal Genetic Code ; The Geologic Time-Scale ; SI Units ; Plant Classification ; Fungi Classification

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/03/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780199600571
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9780199600571
  • weight: 418
  • ISBN10: 0199600570
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly