The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species
Carlos Magdalena

The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

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Carlos Magdalena is a man on a mission: to save the world's most endangered plants. In The Plant Messiah, Magdalena takes readers from the forests of Peru to deep within the Australian outback in search of the rare and the vulnerable. Back in the lab--at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, home of the largest botanical collection in the world--we watch as he develops groundbreaking, left-field techniques for rescuing species from extinction, encouraging them to propagate and thrive once again. Passionate and absorbing, The Plant Messiah is a tribute to the diversity of life on our planet, and to the importance of preserving it.
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Published by: Anchor
Pub date: 03/19/2019
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780525436669
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    Carlos Magdalena is a man on a mission: to save the world's most endangered plants. In The Plant Messiah, Magdalena takes readers from the forests of Peru to deep within the Australian outback in search of the rare and the vulnerable. Back in the lab--at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, home of the largest botanical collection in the world--we watch as he develops groundbreaking, left-field techniques for rescuing species from extinction, encouraging them to propagate and thrive once again. Passionate and absorbing, The Plant Messiah is a tribute to the diversity of life on our planet, and to the importance of preserving it.