Tree Book Book

Tree Book


  • Author : British Columbia. Ministry of Forests
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Trees
  • Pages : 183
  • ISBN 10 : 0772621594

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Tree Book Excerpt :

Trees, identification.

Trees Book

Trees


  • Author : P. A. Thomas
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-02-13
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 052145963X

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Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States Book

Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-29
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309142397

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Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States Excerpt :

Scores of talented and dedicated people serve the forensic science community, performing vitally important work. However, they are often constrained by lack of adequate resources, sound policies, and national support. It is clear that change and advancements, both systematic and scientific, are needed in a number of forensic science disciplines to ensure the reliability of work, establish enforceable standards, and promote best practices with consistent application. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward provides a detailed plan for addressing these needs and suggests the creation of a new government entity, the National Institute of Forensic Science, to establish and enforce standards within the forensic science community. The benefits of improving and regulating the forensic science disciplines are clear: assisting law enforcement officials, enhancing homeland security, and reducing the risk of wrongful conviction and exoneration. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States gives a full account of what is needed to advance the forensic science disciplines, including upgrading of systems and organizational structures, better training, widespread adoption of uniform and enforceable best practices, and mandatory certification and accreditation programs. While this book provides an essential call-to-action for congress and policy makers, it also serves as a vital tool for law enforcement agencies, criminal prosecutors and attorneys, and forensic science educators.

Sophie s World Book
Score: 3.5
From 1,820 Ratings

Sophie s World


  • Author : Jostein Gaarder
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466804272

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Sophie s World Excerpt :

One day Sophie comes home from school to find two questions in her mail: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" Before she knows it she is enrolled in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher. Thus begins Jostein Gaarder's unique novel, which is not only a mystery, but also a complete and entertaining history of philosophy.

The First Book of Moses  Called Genesis Book

The First Book of Moses Called Genesis


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 0802136109

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The First Book of Moses Called Genesis Excerpt :

The publication of the King James version of the Bible, translated between 1603 and 1611, coincided with an extraordinary flowering of English literature and is universally acknowledged as the greatest influence on English-language literature in history. Now, world-class literary writers introduce the book of the King James Bible in a series of beautifully designed, small-format volumes. The introducers' passionate, provocative, and personal engagements with the spirituality and the language of the text make the Bible come alive as a stunning work of literature and remind us of its overwhelming contemporary relevance.

Paradise Lost Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Paradise Lost


  • Author : John Milton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1750
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : KBNL:KBNL03000121084

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Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous Peoples Book

Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous Peoples


  • Author : Harriet Kuhnlein
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-28
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000092325

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Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous Peoples Excerpt :

First published in 1991, Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous Peoples details the nutritional properties, botanical characteristics and ethnic uses of a wide variety of traditional plant foods used by the Indigenous Peoples of Canada. Comprehensive and detailed, this volume explores both the technical use of plants and their cultural connections. It will be of interest to scholars from a variety of backgrounds, including Indigenous Peoples with their specific cultural worldviews; nutritionists and other health professionals who work with Indigenous Peoples and other rural people; other biologists, ethnologists, and organizations that address understanding of the resources of the natural world; and academic audiences from a variety of disciplines.

Grow a Little Fruit Tree Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Grow a Little Fruit Tree


  • Author : Ann Ralph
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-01-16
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781603428897

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Grow a Little Fruit Tree Excerpt :

Grow your own apples, figs, plums, cherries, pears, apricots, and peaches in even the smallest backyard! Ann Ralph shows you how to cultivate small yet abundant fruit trees using a variety of specialized pruning techniques. With dozens of simple and effective strategies for keeping an ordinary fruit tree from growing too large, you’ll keep your gardening duties manageable while at the same time reaping a bountiful harvest. These little fruit trees are easy to maintain and make a lovely addition to any home landscape.

Carrots Love Tomatoes Book
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

Carrots Love Tomatoes


  • Author : Louise Riotte
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release Date : 1998-01-02
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781603423960

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Carrots Love Tomatoes Excerpt :

Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive. Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions for planting schemes, Louise Riotte will inspire you to turn your garden into a naturally nurturing ecosystem.

The Hidden Life of Trees  What They Feel  How They Communicate Book
Score: 4
From 36 Ratings

The Hidden Life of Trees What They Feel How They Communicate


  • Author : Peter Wohlleben
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2017-08-24
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780008218447

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The Hidden Life of Trees What They Feel How They Communicate Excerpt :

Sunday Times Bestseller ‘A paradigm-smashing chronicle of joyous entanglement’ Charles Foster Waterstones Non-Fiction Book of the Month (September) Are trees social beings? How do trees live? Do they feel pain or have awareness of their surroundings?

Seed Dispersal and Frugivory Book

Seed Dispersal and Frugivory


  • Author : Douglas John Levey
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 511
  • ISBN 10 : 9780851995250

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Seed Dispersal and Frugivory Excerpt :

This book provides information on the historical and theoretical perspectives of biodiversity and ecology in tropical forests, plant and animal behaviour towards seed dispersal and plant-animal interactions within forest communities, consequences of seed dispersal, and conservation, biodiversity and management.

Fahrenheit 451 Book
Score: 4
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Fahrenheit 451


  • Author : Ray Bradbury
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1951
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743247221

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Fahrenheit 451 Excerpt :

A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.

The Home Orchard Book

The Home Orchard


  • Author : Chuck A. Ingels
  • Publisher : UCANR Publications
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 9781879906723

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The Home Orchard Excerpt :

Developed especially for use by backyard orchardists, rare fruit growers, and small-scale growers, The Home Orchard offers a comprehensive look at standard growing methods, as well as some innovative practices that enthusiasts have developed in recent years, some of which are uniquely suited to the small-scale grower. You will learn how trees grow, which species grow best in the different regions and soils, varieties from which to select, preparing the soil, planting, watering and fertilizing, pruning and grafting, thinning the fruit, diagnosing problems, controlling pests, and harvesting. You'll also find special attention given to organic and non-toxic pest management and fertilization methods. Key pests and diseases are identified and natural control methods are emphasized. Irrigation methods for the backyard grower are discussed and the difficult task of how often and how much water to apply is simplified. The focus is on giving the trees enough water but doing so in an efficient, water-saving manner. Included are hundreds of photographs and diagrams that clearly show how to produce the best crops. Photos of several practices, such as key budding and grafting methods, are depicted in step-by-step photos. No other publication provides this breadth and depth of coverage --

The Glass Castle Book
Score: 4.5
From 153 Ratings

The Glass Castle


  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-01-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416544661

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The Glass Castle Excerpt :

Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family. When the money ran out, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town Rex had tried to escape. As the dysfunction escalated, the children had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they found the resources and will to leave home. Yet Walls describes her parents with deep affection in this tale of unconditional love in a family that, despite its profound flaws, gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life. -- From publisher description.

Fruit Trees and Useful Plants in Amazonian Life Book

Fruit Trees and Useful Plants in Amazonian Life


  • Author : Patricia Shanley
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : 9251070075

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Fruit Trees and Useful Plants in Amazonian Life Excerpt :

This publication is a testament to the potential of integrating traditional and scientific knowledge of both local communities and academic and development professionals alike. It also serves as a reminder to the scientific community that science should be shared with local people and not confined to journals and closed circles of technical experts. Scientists and forest-reliant communities are geographically and conceptually distant. Scientific findings are rarely shared with local people and locals are infrequently consulted regarding the species and landscapes they have known for generations. To bridge this divide, this book weaves together the voices of farmers and scientists; hunters and policy makers; midwives and musicians. From Brazil nuts and Cat's claw to Copaiba and Titica, this book shares a wealth of information on a wide range of plant species that comes only from the close collaboration between local peoples and researchers.