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The shaping of Cambridge botany

a short history of whole-plant botany in Cambridge from the time ofRay into the present century : published on the occasion of the sesquicentenary of Henslow"s New Botanic Garden, 1831-1981
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Cambridge University Press , Cambridge
University of Cambridge. -- School of Botany -- His
Statementby S.M. Walters.
ContributionsCambridge University Botanic Garden.
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LC ClassificationsQK51.2.G7
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,121p. :
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Open LibraryOL21494986M
ISBN 100521237955

The Shaping of Cambridge Botany: A Short History of Whole-plant Botany in Cambridge from the Time of Ray Into the Present Century Cambridge Library Collection - Cambridge: Author: Stuart Max Walters: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: CUP Archive, ISBN:.

The core theme of the book is whole-plant botany, as distinct from cell biology or the study of the 'lower plants' (bacteria and fungi). Relatively little emphasis is given to genetics, plant physiology or ecology.

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Walters," I no. 3 (Sep., ): The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is a botanical garden located in Cambridge, England associated with the university Department of Plant Sciences (formerly Botany School).

It lies between Trumpington Road to the west, Bateman Street to the north and Hills Road to the east. The garden covers an area of 16 hectares (40 acres). The site is almost entirely on level ground and in addition to Location: Cambridge, England.

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Including over fifty drawings of both famous and. Thus determined, Ray shored up Cambridge botany by giving instruction himself and by publishing seminal material, including the first flora of Cambridgeshire () and of England ().

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