By Lynn G. Clark,Richard W. Pohl

ISBN-10: 1560986565

ISBN-13: 9781560986560

for nearly seventy-five years, Agnes Chase's First publication of Grasses has been the vintage consultant to the constitution of this complicated team of vegetation. in actual fact written and copiously illustrated with line drawings, the ebook is offered to these with very little botanical education, but it is also revered by means of botanists as an authoritative creation to agrostology.

Last up to date in 1959, the publication now has been completely revised to mirror present clinical wisdom, nomenclature, and class. Divided into twelve classes, the advisor first surveys the elemental vegetative and reproductive components of a grass plant, then in succeeding classes takes up progressively more complicated changes. officially famous teams of grasses are mentioned in a taxonomic context, with the relevant concentrate on grass constructions, rather these of inflorescences and spikelets. almost all the species mentioned are illustrated with special line drawings. With the addition during this version of a lesson on bamboos, assurance now extends to tropical areas and encompasses all significant teams of grasses. The publication additionally encompasses a brief biography of Agnes Chase within the foreword and, for the 1st time during this variation, a word list accompanies the appendices on grass classification.

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