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9 edition of Plants, Man and Life found in the catalog.

Plants, Man and Life

by Edgar Anderson

  • 329 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants and civilization,
  • Nature,
  • Fiction - Romance,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Plants - General,
  • Nature / Plants,
  • Botany,
  • Botany, Economic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7639700M
    ISBN 100486441938
    ISBN 109780486441931
    OCLC/WorldCa57549680

    Published in , The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as "A fascinating account of the physical, emotional, and spiritual relations between plants and man." Essentially, the subject of the book is the idea that plants may be sentient, despite their lack of a nervous system and a brain/10(75). To each subrealm he assigns a different soul-principle. Plants have a vegetative or nutritive soul; animals have a sensitive soul; human beings have a rational soul. (1) For Aristotle there is a difference in "value and lack of value" between these levels of life. For plants produce nothing but seed, for the continuation of their own kind.

    A mandrake is the root of a plant, historically derived either from plants of the genus Mandragora found in the Mediterranean region, or from other species, such as Bryonia alba, the English mandrake, which have similar plants from which the root is obtained are also called "mandrakes". Mediterranean mandrakes are perennial herbaceous plants with ovate . From birthdays to housewarmings, plants are a gift that keeps on giving. ® offers a variety of plant gifts like flowering, house, bonsai and orchid plants that will add cheer and life to any room. Flowering Plants. In a basket, decorative planter, or seasonal container, flowering plants infuse vibrant color and life into any room.

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Now available in a new edition, The Secret Life of Plants explores plants' response to human care and nurturing, their ability to communicate with man, plants' surprising reaction to music, their lie-detection abilities, their creative powers, and much more.

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Now available in a new edition, The Secret Life of Plants explores plants' response to human care and nurturing, their ability to communicate with man, plants' surprising reaction to music, their lie-detection abilities, their creative powers, and much more.

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We grow plants in our homes, gardens, farms, roadsides, etc. Their presence is inevitable for clean air, food, and water in this.

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His entire life revolved about his love of plants—wild and domestic, in nature and in theFile Size: 1MB.The Man Who Planted Trees (French title: L'homme qui plantait des arbres) is a short story published in by French author Jean allegorical tale, it tells the story of one shepherd's long and successful single-handed effort to re-forest a desolate valley in the foothills of the Alps in Provence throughout the first half of the 20th century.

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