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The plant messiah : adventures in search of the world's rarest species / by Carlos Magdalena.

Magdalena, Carlos, (author.).

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Summary:

In The Plant Messiah, Magdalena takes readers from the Amazon to the jungles of Mauritius to deep within the Australian Outback in search of the rare and the vulnerable. Back in the lab, we watch as he develops groundbreaking, left-field techniques for rescuing species from extinction, encouraging them to propagate and thrive once again. Along the way, he offers moving, heartfelt stories about the secrets contained within these incredible organisms.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 580.92 .M189p 2018 (Text) 37814003256188 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 06/09/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 333.95 MAG (Text) 33892006313903 NON-FICTION Book None 04/10/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385543613
  • ISBN: 0385543611
  • ISBN: 9780525436669
  • ISBN: 0525436669
  • Physical Description: 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First United States Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-255).
Formatted Contents Note:
Genesis -- Kew calling -- Resurrection in Rodrigues Island -- The messiah in Mauritius -- Talking tortoises -- River deep, mountain high -- The recycling plant -- Water babies -- Victoria's secrets -- Warm waterlilies -- Hot property -- Bolivian botany -- Peruvian plants -- Flora of Australia.
Summary, etc.:
In The Plant Messiah, Magdalena takes readers from the Amazon to the jungles of Mauritius to deep within the Australian Outback in search of the rare and the vulnerable. Back in the lab, we watch as he develops groundbreaking, left-field techniques for rescuing species from extinction, encouraging them to propagate and thrive once again. Along the way, he offers moving, heartfelt stories about the secrets contained within these incredible organisms.
Subject: Magdalena, Carlos, author.
Horticulturists > Biography.
Rare plants.
Endangered plants.
Plant conservation.
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