Insectivorous Plants is a book by British
naturalist and evolutionary theory pioneer Charles Darwin. The book chronicles
Darwin's experiments with various carnivorous plants, in which he carefully
studied their feeding mechanisms. Darwin tried several methods to stimulate the
plants into activating their trap mechanisms, including feeding them meat and
glass, blowing on them and prodding them with hair.
Textbook of Botany is intended to introduce the student to the present state of
our knowledge of botanical science. Topics covered includes: General Botany,
Internal Morphology, Physiology, Special Botany and Cryptogams.
Author(s): Strasburger, Schenck, Noll, Fritz, Karsten, Lang, W. H.
This book covers the following
topics: Introduction to Horticulture and Plant Physiology, Basic Botany,
Plant Propagation, Soils and Fertilizers, Horticultural Equipment Management,
Plant Management, Backyard Composting, Pesticide Management and Safety, Basic
Entomology, Insect Management, Rodents, Birds, and Other Pests, Plant Disease
Diagnosis and Management, Weeds, Landscaping, Landscape Plants, Woody
Landscape Plants, Herbaceous Ornamentals, Principles of Vegetable Culture,
Vegetable Crop Recommendations, Fruit Trees, Small Fruits, Houseplants and Home
Greenhouses and Organic Gardening.
This book covers the following topics: Plant Societies, The Plant Body, Seeds and Germination, The Root — The Forms of
Roots, Function and Structure, The Stem — Kinds and Forms, Pruning and General
Structure, Leaves: Form, Position, Structure, Anatomy and Function or Work,
Nathaniel Lord Britton was the first director-in-chief of The New
York Botanical Garden and a giant of a taxonomist. From 1896 to 1898 he
published the three-volume landmark floristic study An Illustrated Flora of the
Northern United States and Canada (Brown financed it), and revised it again in
1913. This book contains 149 individual plant files, each with illustration, taxonomy, distribution
and current botanical name.