‘It is simply magnificent […] Michael Proctor’s knowledge of our wild habitats and their plants – mosses and lichens, as well as flowers, trees and ferns – is possibly unequalled […] It will probably be our senior guide on wild vegetation for the rest of our lifetimes.’
Praise for the New Naturalist series:
‘Taken either individually or as a whole, they are one of the proudest achievements of modern publishing’ The Sunday Times
'The series is an amazing achievement.'
The Times Literary Supplement
'The books are glorious to own.'
Michael Proctor is an Honorary Research Fellow (and until his retirement in 1994 was Reader in Plant Ecology) at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter. He has wide interests in ecology and botany, and has published many scientific papers on a variety of ecological topics, as well as two previous New Naturalists (The Pollination of Flowers and The Natural History of Pollination). He is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society.
A thorough account and a really interesting read too. Lovely photographs of sites & plant life. This is an excellent support for geographer, botanists and geologists.Published 12 months ago by Vajra2
This wasn't for me but my son for one of his Christmas presents. He asked me for it and seemed delighted when he looked through it.Published 17 months ago by J Warburton
It is a long time since British Plant life graced the series and a good modern work about the vegetation of the British Isles is overdue. Read morePublished on 23 May 2013 by Skinner_doc
Have not got around to reading yet. But I collect the New Naturalist series and have not found a bad or uninteresting one yetPublished on 17 April 2013 by Mr. A. Tyler