In praise of plants
In praise of plants

By Francis Hallé, translated by David Lee


First published in English in 2002 by Timber Press, B&W illustrations, hard cover, 334 pages


Price $A44.95 plus $A13.50 postage within Australia [up to 3 kg], overseas postage please request a quote


ISBN 0881925500 or ISBN 9780881925500

An intriguing examination of the qualities that make plants unique.


About the author

Francis Hallé is professor of botany at the University of Montpellier, France.


Table of contents

Foreword by David Lee


Chapter 1 - Plants, animals and humans

Chapter 2 - A visit to the landscape of form

Chapter 3 - The cell

Chapter 4 - Plant biochemistry in a nutshell

Chapter 5 - Evolution

Chapter 6 - Of other living beings

Chapter 7 - Ecology