Agnes Chase's First Book of Grasses: The Structure of by Lynn G. Clark,Richard W. Pohl

By Lynn G. Clark,Richard W. Pohl

for nearly seventy-five years, Agnes Chase's First e-book of Grasses has been the vintage advisor to the constitution of this advanced staff of vegetation. basically written and copiously illustrated with line drawings, the booklet is available to these with very little botanical education, but it is also revered by way of botanists as an authoritative creation to agrostology.

Last up to date in 1959, the booklet now has been completely revised to mirror present medical wisdom, nomenclature, and class. Divided into twelve classes, the advisor first surveys the fundamental vegetative and reproductive elements of a grass plant, then in succeeding classes takes up more and more advanced changes. officially famous teams of grasses are mentioned in a taxonomic context, with the vital specialize in grass constructions, fairly these of inflorescences and spikelets. nearly the entire species mentioned are illustrated with specific line drawings. With the addition during this variation of a lesson on bamboos, insurance 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 thesaurus accompanies the appendices on grass classification.

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