This book is quite entertaining with its rich provision of surprising details. (Chemistry and Industry
About the Author
is a medical botanists with over ten years of experience in research and teaching in this area. He has published approximately 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, including a comprehensive review of plants that produce cardioactive agents. Lara V. Jefferson
, is a restoration ecologist. She too has written scholarly journal articles and has presented her work at various conferences all over the world. Her main research interests are invasive plant species and using smoke to promote seed germination. She is currently the manager for environmental approvals with an Australian mining company. Kayri Havens
, is the Medard and Elizabeth Welch Director of the Division for Plant Biology and Conservation at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Dr Havens has also written scholarly journal articles and recently co-authored and co-edited a book on conservation, titled Ex-situ Plant Conservation (Island Press).