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By Umberto Quattrocchi

ISBN-10: 0849313031

ISBN-13: 9780849313035

2008 NOMINEE The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Award for an important paintings in Botanical or Horticultural Literature “… we have more uncomplicated and higher entry to grass information than ever prior to in human heritage. that may be a marked leap forward. Congratulazioni Professor Quattrocchi!” —Daniel F. Austin, writing in monetary Botany  The outstanding paintings of a super botanist and linguist, this severely acclaimed remarkable lexicon deals an essential advisor for all these concerned with vegetation and gardens, whether or not they are transforming into, learning, or writing approximately them. Detailing nearly 800 favourite names and millions of species of grasses, together with cereals and forages, this 3 quantity set lists all proper houses regarding the most and secondary makes use of of the grasses, in addition to designated descriptions and geographical distribution. Entries comprise genus, synonyms, and etymology, in addition to vernacular names, rejected names, and orthographic variations. It offers an enormous quantity of imprecise assets of approximately most unlikely to discover info. Destined to develop into a seminal source for these without delay concerned with botany, plant technological know-how, horticulture, and agriculture, this masterly referenced paintings also will increase the knowledge of any person within the actual or social sciences who's fascinated by historical past, the delivery of principles, tradition, the paintings of bibliography, and the evolution of linguistics. makes use of a Myriad of assets Cites Tens of hundreds of thousands of References the cloth present in the volumes has been painstakingly accumulated from a wide selection of common and odd assets that incorporates either digital and print media, in addition to own research. those resources contain papers of normal curiosity, stories and files, taxonomic revisions, box reviews, herbaria and herbarium collections, notes, monographs, pamphlets, botanical literature and literature tout court docket, resources on hand at numerous normal background libraries, floras and conventional plant life works, neighborhood floras and native histories, nomenclatural histories, and the overseas Code of Botanical Nomenclature.  Leaving no stone unturned, the writer additionally culled info from reference collections, botanical gardens, museums, and nurseries, dictionaries, drawings, poetry, magazine articles, own communications, and biographies. even more than a Nomenclature Reference whereas those volumes function the main authoritative and complicated nomenclature lexicon ever compiled during this sector, it truly is even more than a dictionary. It bargains precise perception throughout more than a few matters that come with the heritage of botany and botanists, travels and botanical discoveries, the histories of medication, technology, and mankind, the historical past of genera and species, linguistics, geography, and ethnography. whereas this data is probably not commonly present in such references, it’s the author’s trust that each one those information belong to any entire background of botany. Umberto Quattrocchi earned his first measure in political technology from the collage of Palermo. He this success with an M.D., focusing on obstetrics and gynecology. In 1992, he retired from the perform of drugs to pursue his reports in botany internationally whereas educating as a professor of political technological know-how. hugely prolific, Quattrocchi has a number of political and botanical books and articles to his credits, together with these on crops and gardening which were released in Hortus and The backyard. In 1997, he bought the celebrated Hanbury Botanical backyard Award promoted by means of the Premio Grinzane Cavour for his e-book Piante Rustiche Tropicali.  He acquired a moment Hanbury Award for the bestselling CRC global Dictionary of Plant Names. he's a member of the foreign Dendrology Society, the Royal Horticultural Society, and the Botanical Society of the US. he's additionally an elected Fellow of the world-renowned Linnean Society.

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