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  • Hardcover: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Papadakis; 3 edition (7 May 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1906506523
  • ISBN-13: 978-1906506520
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 2.6 x 20.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 89,213 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Visual artist Rob Kesseler is University of the Arts London Chair in Arts, Design & Science. His long career has often used plants as a source of inspiration. In 2001 he was appointed NESTA* Fellow at Kew. Since then he has worked with microscopic plant material. He was 2010 Year of Bio-Diversity Fellow at the Gulbenkian Science Institute, Portugal. His work has been shown in museums and galleries in the UK, Europe and North America, including solo exhibitions at The Victoria & Albert Museum, Kew Gardens and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon. He is a fellow of the Linnean Society and Royal Society of Arts. (*National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) Wolfgang Stuppy is the Seed Morphologist at Kew's Millennium Seed Bank based at Wakehurst Place in Sussex. At the heart of this large international project, which collects and stores seeds and fruits from all over the world, Dr. Stuppy has found the ideal environment to feed his passion for research into the astonishing diversity of seeds and fruits. A specialist in a rarely studied field, Dr. Stuppy teaches seed biology to university students and members of the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership within the UK and overseas.

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When I first looked at dandelion seeds through the microscope I was blown away by the detailed sculpturing. Great to find that the intricacies of nature's engineering have been made accessible to a wider audience!
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Should have known it was compact edition as I wanted full edition but still goo and in perfect condition.
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It is an amazing beautiful book! Again we marvel at the awesome universe we live in>
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