Plantenatlas home  » A Manual for the Identification of Plant Seeds and Fruits

A Manual for the Identification of Plant Seeds and Fruits

The taxonomic identification of individual seeds and fruits of wild and cultivated plants is not always straightforward. The specialist literature and botanical reference collections can be helpful, and knowing where to begin reading and comparing can save a considerable amount of time.

We wrote A Manual for the Identification of Plant Seeds and Fruits to make your search easier. It describes the inflorescence(s) and infructescence(s) seen in each of a set of 19 plant families, as well as the morphology of its seeds and fruits (with special emphasis on fruit typology); the dispersal units (diaspores); and, if present, heterocarpism and seed dimorphism.

The manual is richly illustrated with 460 colour photos of inflorescences, infructescences, seeds, and fruits. Each entry concludes with a concise seed atlas that depicts the variation in the individual plant family's seed and fruit forms.

A Manual for the Identification of Plant Seeds and Fruits includes the following plant families:
Amaranthaceae, Apiaceae, Asteraceae, Boraginaceae, Brassicaceae, Caryophyllaceae, Convolvulaceae,
Cyperaceae, Fabaceae, Geraniaceae, Juncaceae, Lamiaceae, Malvaceae, Plantaginaceae, Poaceae,
Polygonaceae, Ranunculaceae, Rosaceae, Solanaceae

This manual functions as course material in workshops given by the authors to professionals of Dutch seed testing companies.

Bestellen van meerdere exemplaren

Bij bestelling van 5 exemplaren of meer, komt u in aanmerking voor extra korting. Neem hierover contact op met de uitgever, info@barkhuis.nl.

Extra informatie

Dit boek  is de engelstalige versie van het Handboek voor het determineren van zaden en vruchten.

Voorbeeldhoofdstukken uit het boek in lage resolutie (PDF, 72 dpi, 5 MB).

Samenvatting

Titel:  A Manual for the Identification of Plant Seeds and Fruits
Auteurs: R.T.J. Cappers & R.M. Bekker
ISBN
: 9789491431265
Publicatiedatum:  2013
Uitvoering: 275 pagina's, full colour, genaaid gebonden, formaat 17 x 24 cm
Taal: Engels
Prijs: € 44,75.  Korting bij bestelling van 5 exemplaren of meer.
Gratis download: Voorbeeldhoofdstukken uit het boek in lage resolutie (PDF, 72 dpi, 5 MB).
 

recently published
by Barkhuis


Origin of the Dutch coastal landscape. Long-term landscape evolution of the Netherlands during the Holocene, described and visualized in national, regional and local palaeogeographical map series
www.barkhuis.nl



Magoúla Pavlína. A Middle Bronze Age site in the Soúrpi Plain (Thessaly, Greece)
www.barkhuis.nl