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Free read ï Seeds Time Capsules of Life 106 Ordinarily detailed cutaway images of larger seeds are combined with text that explains the formation and maturation of seeds and describes how they find their way to becoming a copy of the parent plant Literary references to plant reproduction are featured as well along with early botanical illustrationsAuthoritative and richly illustrated Seeds offers a fascinating and intimate look at the remarkable reproductive process of plant. Great macro images

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Free read ï Seeds Time Capsules of Life 106 A remarkable collaboration of art and science celebrating the diversity of seedsAn orchid seed may be minuscule so small and light that one gram contains than 75 million seeds In contrast a single seeded Seychelles seed is a nut weighing up to 20 pounds All seeds have the same purpose to travel through time and space until they reach the right place at the right moment to create a new plantThis large format book melds art and scien. I was really disappointed that with such lovely photographs the text was poorly illustrated The text itself was much technical than I was anticipating for example it assumes you remember the difference between an angiosperm and a gymnosperm I would have appreciated textbook style cartoons illustrating the various processes discussed And all too often the text would describe a fascinating plant or flower or seed but fail to provide a corresponding imageThe scientist in me is rather appalled at the utter lack of scale bars corresponding to all these lovely photos although size is mentioned in the caption whenever the editor seemed to deign it necessary And I would have appreciated a description of how the seeds were photographed and colored It seems to me that the audience for this book was not very clearly established Is it a coffee table book The text is too technical Is it a text book The text should have been outlined better and included cartoon illustrations Is it an art book Cut way down on the text Is it marketing to provide support for the Millennium Seed Bank Not accessible enough for general readers Is it a book for plant aficionados Maybe but it seems like the seed photographs could have been organized by type or characteristic Lots of pretty pictures but not a very useful book Outback Encounter up to 20 pounds All seeds have the same purpose to travel through time and space Willow Point A Harbour Falls Mystery #2 until they reach the right place at the right moment to create a new plantThis large format book melds art and scien. I was really disappointed that with such lovely photographs the text was poorly illustrated The text itself was much technical than I was anticipating for example it assumes you remember the difference between an angiosperm and a gymnosperm I would have appreciated textbook style cartoons illustrating the various processes discussed And all too often the text would describe a fascinating plant or flower or seed but fail to provide a corresponding imageThe scientist in me is rather appalled at the Proud Rancher Precious Bundle utter lack of scale bars corresponding to all these lovely photos although size is mentioned in the caption whenever the editor seemed to deign it necessary And I would have appreciated a description of how the seeds were photographed and colored It seems to me that the audience for this book was not very clearly established Is it a coffee table book The text is too technical Is it a text book The text should have been outlined better and included cartoon illustrations Is it an art book Cut way down on the text Is it marketing to provide support for the Millennium Seed Bank Not accessible enough for general readers Is it a book for plant aficionados Maybe but it seems like the seed photographs could have been organized by type or characteristic Lots of pretty pictures but not a very Playing Doctor Fandom Hearts #5 useful book

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Free read ï Seeds Time Capsules of Life 106 Ce in an authoritative examination of the design and function of seeds Special light and scanning electron microscopy are used to obtain astonishing images of diverse seeds at various states of maturity Pods pouches keys nuts and other vehicles of dispersal are explained and illustratedThese time capsules of life for plants familiar and strange are presented in minute beautiful detail Microphotographs of the tiniest seeds and extra. Likewise paired with Pollen this book rocks rad photos of flower parts really close up with incredible diversity the scope of evolutionary history of plants blows my mind and i love the photographs too they are truly gorgeous plants have been evolving for so long they are magical and wonderful

  • Hardcover
  • 264
  • Seeds Time Capsules of Life
  • Wolfgang Stuppy
  • English
  • 18 September 2020
  • 9781554072217