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Hormones and Horticulture: The Use of Special Chemicals in the Control of Plant Growth

by Avery, George S. And Elizabeth B. Johnson

Condition: Near Fine/Good


New York: McGraw-Hill, 1947. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. In collaboration with Ruth M. Addoms and Betty F. Thomson. "The authors of this significant contribution to botanical and horticultural science present the first volume to cover the important new field of the use of chemicals involving hormones in the control of plant growth." Buckram cloth boards with maroon spine label and gilt lettering. Inscribed and signed by George Avery on front free endpaper. Only fault is foxing on top and fore edge. Dj has chips, tears, edgewear, and minor soiling. In protective jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Hermit Hill Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2123
  • Title: Hormones and Horticulture: The Use of Special Chemicals in the Control of Plant Growth
  • Author: Avery, George S. And Elizabeth B. Johnson
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1947
  • Keywords: Botany, Science
  • Bookseller catalogs: Agriculture, Gardening, Back-to-the-land; Science / Technology;


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