The answers to these and other questions about complex plant processes can be found in the bestselling Particularly astounding were the photographs of cell division, which made the diagrams themselves more believable (not that I wouldn't have believed them without the photos, but it was just very interesting to see the photographs, if you will, faithfully reproduce the essence of the diagrams). The information related to botany that was provided by that program was very good, and a wonderful book was available for reference purposes. Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. Other life forms, being ordained components of habitats occupied by plants, exercise both beneficial and harmful effects, as do temperature, rainfall, and sunlight. Reviewed in the United States on February 17, 2020. Rent or Buy Botany for Gardeners - 9781604690958 by Capon, Brian for as low as $12.85 at eCampus.com. Amazon has encountered an error. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 23, 2019. This item: Botany for Gardeners, 3rd Edition by Brian Capon Paperback $15.99. #preRegistration-container .a-icon{display:none}#preRegistration-container.inline-popup-link .a-checkbox{padding-right:4px}#preRegistration-container.inline-popup-link .a-checkbox-label{display:inline;padding-left:0}#preRegistration-container .preRegistration-popup-link{position:relative}#preRegistration-alert-container #preregistrationGiftingAlert{padding-left:4px}#preRegistration-alert-container #preregistrationQuantityAlert{padding-left:4px}#gifting-option-container{margin-bottom:0} What roles do minerals, air, and light play in the life of a plant? Details. Some of the jargon is hard to remember but the photos help understand what... What I like about this book is that, as a beginner in botany myself, it opened my eyes to better take care of plants in the garden. * To view and modify this theme, visit http://jqueryui.com/themeroller/?ffDefault=Trebuchet%20MS%2CTahoma%2CVerdana%2CArial%2Csans-serif&fwDefault=bold&fsDefault=1.1em&cornerRadius=4px&bgColorHeader=f6a828&bgTextureHeader=gloss_wave&bgImgOpacityHeader=35&borderColorHeader=e78f08&fcHeader=ffffff&iconColorHeader=ffffff&bgColorContent=eeeeee&bgTextureContent=highlight_soft&bgImgOpacityContent=100&borderColorContent=dddddd&fcContent=333333&iconColorContent=222222&bgColorDefault=f6f6f6&bgTextureDefault=glass&bgImgOpacityDefault=100&borderColorDefault=cccccc&fcDefault=1c94c4&iconColorDefault=ef8c08&bgColorHover=fdf5ce&bgTextureHover=glass&bgImgOpacityHover=100&borderColorHover=fbcb09&fcHover=c77405&iconColorHover=ef8c08&bgColorActive=ffffff&bgTextureActive=glass&bgImgOpacityActive=65&borderColorActive=fbd850&fcActive=eb8f00&iconColorActive=ef8c08&bgColorHighlight=ffe45c&bgTextureHighlight=highlight_soft&bgImgOpacityHighlight=75&borderColorHighlight=fed22f&fcHighlight=363636&iconColorHighlight=228ef1&bgColorError=b81900&bgTextureError=diagonals_thick&bgImgOpacityError=18&borderColorError=cd0a0a&fcError=ffffff&iconColorError=ffd27a&bgColorOverlay=666666&bgTextureOverlay=diagonals_thick&bgImgOpacityOverlay=20&opacityOverlay=50&bgColorShadow=000000&bgTextureShadow=flat&bgImgOpacityShadow=10&opacityShadow=20&thicknessShadow=5px&offsetTopShadow=-5px&offsetLeftShadow=-5px&cornerRadiusShadow=5px The illustrations are fantastic (better in my hard copy than the Kindle, understandably), but the description of the botany of plant systems really "clicked" for me when I read this book. However, the thing in my opinion that sets this book apart is the obvious delight Capon takes in botanical processes; to him, every aspect is a tiny miracle, and his sense of wonder at how it all works together is both sincere and contagious. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. However, this book does it! What I like about this book is that, as a beginner in botany myself, it opened my eyes to better take care of plants in the garden. With a budding interest in plants (pardon the pun), one is often caught in the gulf between plant encyclopaedias, gardening books and university textbooks - with little or no general botany books in between. I highly recommend this little tome for anyone, botanist or not, who wants to enter into the understanding without losing the mystery. Would recommend to any other horticulture or hobbyists who want to know more about plant basics. Botany for Gardeners Third Edition 3rd Edition by Brian Capon and Publisher Timber Press (Workman). Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. For someone with no formal botany background it dealt very well with the basics of how plants grow and (admirably) also with basic genetics. Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification by Thomas J. Elpel Paperback $18.89. Very informative book great pictures that they use as examples. Conveys the writer’s affection for the plant kingdom, and his wonder at the myriad amazing ways plants adapt and flourish. .b2bhawks-quantity-pricing-table-summary-div{border-bottom:1px solid #e7e7e7}.b2bhawks-quantity-pricing-table-summary-table{width:100%}.b2bhawks-quantity-pricing-table-summary-table-td{padding-right:12px;border-right:1px solid #e7e7e7;white-space:nowrap}.b2bhawks-quantity-pricing-table-summary-table-td:nth-child(n+2){padding-left:12px}.b2bhawks-quantity-pricing-table-summary-table-td:last-child{border-right:0;width:100%}.b2bhawks-quantity-pricing-table-summary-emphasized-text{display:none} }); All-in-all, thoroughly recommended. Paperback. Hardcover. Still the most complete, compact, accessible introduction to the world of botany, this third edition includes electron microscope phot This reference is so easy to understand! Botany for Gardeners, 3rd Edition Brian Capon. Main Botany for Gardeners: Third Edition. I liked the Kindle version so much, I purchased the hard copy so that I had better access to the most excellent illustrations! .warranty-twister-container{margin-bottom:1.2rem!important}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-heading .warranty-twister-expander-icon-container{transition:all .4s ease;padding-top:15px!important;padding-left:0!important}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-heading .warranty-twister-expander-icon{transition:all .4s ease}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-heading .warranty-twister-expander-icon.rotate{transform:rotateZ(-180deg);transition:all .4s ease}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-heading .warranty-twister-expander-heading-image-container{padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-heading .warranty-twister-header-container{display:flex;padding-left:15px!important;padding-right:15px!important}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-heading .warranty-twister-header-content{display:flex;align-items:center;flex-grow:1}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-heading .warranty-twister-header-description{flex-grow:1}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-heading .warranty-twister-selected-checkmark{vertical-align:baseline}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-skeleton-loader{display:flex;margin-bottom:0;visibility:hidden;opacity:0;transition:visibility 0s .2s,opacity .2s;transition-timing-function:cubic-bezier(.4,0,.6,1)}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-skeleton-loader .warranty-twister-skeleton-loader-box{padding:9px;margin-right:9px;width:150px;height:100px;border:#DDD solid 1px}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-skeleton-loader .warranty-twister-skeleton-loader-title{width:130px;height:20px;background-color:#EAEDED;position:relative;overflow:hidden}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-skeleton-loader .warranty-twister-skeleton-loader-subtitle{width:80px;height:20px;background-color:#EAEDED}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-content{overflow:hidden;margin-top:0;border-top:none;overflow-x:scroll;max-height:0;opacity:0;transition:all .2s ease;transition-timing-function:cubic-bezier(.4,0,1,1);padding-left:15px;padding-right:15px;-ms-overflow-style:none;scrollbar-width:none}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-content::-webkit-scrollbar{display:none}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-expander-content-expand{padding-top:13px;transform:translateY(0);max-height:300px!important;opacity:1;transition:all .2s ease;transition-timing-function:cubic-bezier(.4,0,.2,1)}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-skeleton-loader-expand{padding-top:13px;transform:translateY(0);max-height:150px;opacity:1;transition:all .2s ease;transition-timing-function:cubic-bezier(.4,0,.2,1)}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-swatch{visibility:hidden;opacity:0;transition:visibility 0s .2s,opacity .2s;transition-timing-function:cubic-bezier(.4,0,.6,1)}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-swatch.invisible{max-height:0;overflow:hidden}.warranty-twister-container .twister-plus-cc-card-fadeIn{visibility:visible;opacity:1;transition:visibility 0s 0s,opacity .2s;transition-timing-function:cubic-bezier(.4,0,.6,1)}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-list{display:flex;flex-direction:row}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-list .warranty-twister-list-item{vertical-align:top;margin-right:15px}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-box-group-warranty-option{min-width:100px;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;margin:0}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-box-group{max-height:240px;text-align:left;font-weight:400;border-radius:4px;border:1px solid transparent;background-image:linear-gradient(white,#fff),linear-gradient(to bottom,#ADB1B8,#8D9096);background-origin:border-box;background-clip:content-box,border-box;width:100px}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-selected-box-group{border:1px solid #E77504}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-box-group-default-option{min-width:100px}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-selected-heading{background-color:#FCF8F7}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-box-group-heading{border:none;padding:4px 0}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-unselected-heading{background-color:#FAFAFA}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-warranty-option-title-truncate-style{white-space:nowrap;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;display:block}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-box-group-detail{border:none;word-spacing:-1ch}.warranty-twister-container .warranty-twister-box-group-detail-no-header{display:flex;justify-content:center;align-items:center}.warranty-secondary-view-container{height:90vh}