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Plants and Their Names

Plants and Their Names

Unusual Stories


F. Couplan

Edition 2012

This book presents the origin of common and botanical names of the best known plants in our regions. The plants are classified into six categories to make them easier to find: wild plants, vegetables, condiments, fruit, ornamental plants and other plants with miscellaneous uses. A short bibliography is followed by a general index from which you can quickly move to the article describing the origin of the name sought.


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Le potager familial méditerranéen

Le potager familial méditerranéen


C. Messiaen, F. Messiaen-Pagotto

Edition 2009

How to install a successful kitchen garden. A variety of vegetable plants are described with general notions about soil biology, fertilisation, Mediterranean climates, watering and disease control.


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Les maladies de la tomate

Les maladies de la tomate

Identify, Understand and Control


D. Blancard, G. Marchoux, H. Laterrot, T. Candresse

Edition 2009

An outstanding compendium of knowledge on parasitic and non-parasitic diseases in tomatoes throughout the world. With excellent illustrations, the book makes diagnosis easy and recommends protection methods.


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Fruits et légumes

Fruits et légumes

Characteristics and Major Aspects


B. Jeannequin, F. Dosba, M. Amiot-Carlin

Edition 2009

An update on the "Fruit and Vegetable" sector: consumption, marketing, production, transformation and international competition.


15,99 €
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Les fruits et legumes dans l'alimentation

Les fruits et legumes dans l'alimentation

Issues and Factors Determining Consumption


M. Padilla, P. Combris, M. Amiot-Carlin, F. Caillavet, M. Causse, J. Dallongeville, C. Renard, L. Soler

Edition 2008

The aim of this scientific appraisal was to inform the authorities of what needs to be done to achieve the dual objective of providing production chains with economic support and protecting public health.


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Histoire et amélioration de cinquante plantes cultivées

Histoire et amélioration de cinquante plantes cultivées


C. Doré, F. Varoquaux

Edition 2006

This clearly written and educational book details the methods used in recent years to improve plants. It then proposes data sheets for 50 cultivated plants.


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Histoires de legumes

Vegetable Stories

From Origins to the Eve of the 21st Century


C. Foury, M. Pitrat

Edition 2003

Orange carrots (previously white, yellow or red) were bred in the Netherlands for the first time in the 17th century. Beans, carrots and radishes were dwarfed in the 19th century for growing in frames. Did you know that the Japanese considered the radish seed as a sweet? This book tells the story of about thirty vegetable garden species since their domestication. Botanical, genetic, geographical, historical, linguistic and ethnobotanical notions trace vegetable plants back to their origins and help us to understand how they have altered or diversif

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Maladies des salades

Maladies des salades

Identification, Knowledge and Control


D. Blancard, H. Lot, B. Maisonneuve

Edition 2003
Its original structure and wealth of illustrations (more than 500 photographs) make this book not only a valuable and simple tool for diagnosis, but also a review of recent data on parasite and physiological diseases encountered in lettuces. This ...
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