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New Zealand"s economic native plants

by Robert C. Cooper

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Published by Oxford University Press in Auckland, New York .
Written in English

  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany, Economic -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementR.C. Cooper and R.C. Cambie.
      ContributionsCambie, R. C.
      LC ClassificationsSB108.N45 C66 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1314331M
      ISBN 100195582292
      LC Control Number92186366

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New Zealand"s economic native plants by Robert C. Cooper Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is illustrated with photographs both of paintings and actual specimens. Broad in its appeal, New Zealand's Economic Native Plants will interest teachers and students of botany, ecology, chemistry, biology, and Maori studies, as well as horticulturalists, historians, environmentalists and Cited by: RNZIH - Book Review - Economic Native Plants of New Zealand.

BOOK REVIEWS. Economic Native Plants in New Zealand. By S. Brooker, R. Cambie and R. Cooper. Published by Botany Division, DSIR, Christchurch, $NZ Reviewed by A. Ferguson.

Division of Horticulture and Processing, DSIR. Private Bag, Auckland. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brooker, S.G. (Stanley George). Economic native plants of New Zealand.

Christchurch, N.Z.: Botany Division, D.S.I.R., © Leonard Cockayne, who settled in New Zealand inintroduced the study of seedling forms, plant ecology, and plant hybridization. Knowledge of economic native plants was advanced by his many studies, including a report on the ecology and management of beech (Nothofagus) forests, and his book on the cultivation of native plants (Cockayne ).

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