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Title An orchard invisible : a natural history of seeds / Jonathan Silvertown ; with illustrations by Amy Whitesides.
Author Silvertown, Jonathan W.
Publication Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Description 216 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # 581.467 S
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.
Subject Seeds.
Botany.
Addl. Author Whitesides, Amy.
ISBN 0226757749 (pbk.) :
9780226757742 (pbk.)

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