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Descriptors for Black Pepper (Piper nigrum). [Descriptiones Para Pimienta negra]

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Roma, International Plant Genetic Resources Institute: 1995

Seller ID: 004365


A few illustrations, pp 40;(41), paperback, a good copy. [Provides the parameters for writing correct descriptions of pepper cultivars. It does not describe actual cultivars.]. (Text in both Spanish and English). View more info

Perspectives in World Agriculture

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Farnham Royal, Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux: 1980

Seller ID: 004708


Small quarto, pp xviii, 532, a good copy in dustwrapper. [A detailed survey - grassland research, helmithology, veterinary medicine, animal nutrition, soils science, nematology, apiculture, plant pathology, weed science, forestry, horticulture, annual field crops, taxonomy of cultivated plants etc. Authors include J.G. Hawkes, G.W. Ivens, Eva Crane etc.] View more info

The East Anglian Handbook and Agricultural Annual for 1885

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Norwich, Lowestoft & London, Argus Office: 1885

Seller ID: 005297


Small 8vo, pp 256, a little foxing, but otherwise a very clean sound copy in contemporary brown polished calf and marbled boards. [Traditions, superstitions and folklore (by John T. Varden). Ornithological invasions (by T.E. Gunn), plus various agricultural articles and reports]. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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Wireworms and Food Production - a wireworm survey of England and Wales (1939-1942) (Bulletin 128)

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1945

Seller ID: 007338


Folding map at rear, pp 62, paperback, very slightly marked and worn. SCARCE Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Review of the Persistent Organochlorine Pesticides - report by the Advisory Committee on Poisonous Subsrances used in Agriculture and Food Storage

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1931

Seller ID: 007347


pp iv, 68, paperback, a good copy. View more info

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Herbs (Bulletin number 76 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries)

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007349


Illustrated, pp vi, 61, clean internally, paperback, very slightly worn but a good copy. View more info

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Report of Insect Pests of Crops in England and Wales, 1938 - 1943 (Ministry of Agriculture Technical Bulletin number 5)

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007351


pp vi, 91, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

Image for African Agriculture : the next 25 years. Annex II - The Land Resource Base

African Agriculture : the next 25 years. Annex II - The Land Resource Base

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007837


12 coloured maps, large quarto, pp vi, 116, slightly age-toned, paperback, coves a little worn and unevenly faded. [Climatic and soil resources, vegetation, inland fisheries, land resource potentials, future requirements, land degradation]. View more info

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Neem - A tree for solving global problems

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Washington, National Academy Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008159


A few illustrations, pp x, 139, very slightly worn, paperback, the covers showing very slight signs of use. [Azadirachta indica] View more info

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Genetic Vulnerability of Major Crops

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Washington, National Academy of Sciences: 1972

Seller ID: 008250


Sm 8vo, pp viii, 307, paperback, very slightly worn. [Professor Jack Hawkes' copy, with his signature on the upper cover.] View more info

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Report on a Land Capability Survey of Part of Strath-Kildonan, Scotland

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Boreham Wood, Hunting Technical Services: 1967

Seller ID: 008622


Quarto, pp viii, 159, several folding charts, nthree large folding maps in rear pocket, paperback, ringbound. A very detailed report. [Extra postage may be necessary.] View more info

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Improving Vegetatively Propagated Crops

By: Abbott, A.J. & Atkin, R.K. (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010917


A few illustrations, pp xviii, 416, purple cloth, lettered and decorated in silver, a very good copy. [From the library of professor Jack Hawkes, with his signature on the front endpaper.] View more info

Common Weeds of the West Indies

By: ADAMS, C.D., KASASIAN, L. & SEEYAVE, J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: (Trinidad), University of The West Indies: 1970

Seller ID: 005095


Common Weeds of the West Indies. Illustrated, small 8vo, pp (2), ii, 139, slightly worn, simple cloth-backed boards, lettered in ink on the spine and in silver printing on the upper cover, library number to front endpaper, front hinge cracked and slightly weak, first blamk becoming loose. VERY SCARCE. Trinidad 1968 (corrected to 1970 on errata slip). It is unclear if this is the original binding or not. View more info

The Corn Plant Today

By: Anderson, Edgar

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Des-Moines, Iowa, Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Company: 1949

Seller ID: 005086


Illustrated, pp 20, paperback, very slightly worn, stamp on cover. (A scarce pamphlet, principally dealing with the plant structure and its agricultural significance. Does not describe cultivars.] View more info

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The Gramineae - a study of cereal, bamboo and grasses

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010396


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xviii, 480, slight foxing and toning internally, a tiny signature and date on the front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound internally, green cloth slightly worn and rubbedm the spine more worn with pulling at the head and base, and the joints rubbed with one small break in the cloth. View more info

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The John Innes Special Collection - a catalogue of selected books from the library of The John Innes Institute

By: Atchison, Elizabeth

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Norwich, John Innes Charity: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009408


19 plates (of which three are coloured), small slim 8vo, pp x, 108, red cloth with silver lettering, a very good copy. With signed presentation slip from the author. [Postage will be much reduced] View more info

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Striga - Biology and Control

By: Ayensu, E.S. (et al)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Paris, International Development Research Centre: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003496


Large 8vo, pp (8), 216, paperback, very slightly worn, very slight press mark on last few pages. (Obligate parasitic weeds, particularly on cereal crops.] View more info

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Agricultural Ecology

By: Azzi, Girolamo

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1956

Seller ID: 007803


Large 8vo, pp xvi, 424, very slightly age-toned, blue cloth in good condition, ina slightly rubbed dustwrapper which is torn at the head and tail of the spine. [Not illustrated] View more info

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A Legacy of Change: Historic Human Impact on Vegetation of the Arizona Borderlands

By: Bahre, C.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tucson, The University of Arizona Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008238


A few illustrations and maps, large 8vo, pp xviii, 231, a very good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Thoughts of a Clodhopper

By: Ballard, Ernest

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Colwall, near Malvern, Published by the author:

Seller ID: 005900


1948 ? Frontispiece, pp 156, a good copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper. (Christian essays on nature and philosophy from the Michaelmas daisy breeder.) View more info