Pollen Seeds Fruit 2017 Wall Calendar: The Weird & Wonderful Microscopic World of Plants

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9781631361654: Pollen Seeds Fruit 2017 Wall Calendar: The Weird & Wonderful Microscopic World of Plants

Explore the fantastic and mysterious world of plants through awe-inspiring microscopic photography. Pollen, seeds, and fruits, when viewed up close, are extraordinary examples of nature's exquisite diversity and infinite beauty. Almost alien in their appearance, these breathtaking images will open your eyes to the largely unseen wonder of flowering plants.

  • A year of incredible up-close photographs of fascinating plant life cycles on your wall.
  • Frameable artbook-quality printing.
  • The perfect gift for the botanist, nature enthusiast, and plant lover.
  • Presents breathtaking microscopic images of the world of plants and their intricate and beautiful details within, from the tiniest pollen grain to full-size seed-bearing fruit.
  • Printed on FSC® Certified Mixed Source Paper with soy-based inks.
  • Published by Amber Lotus, an independent carbon-negative US company that has planted more than half a million trees since 2008.
  • This calendar features US and Canadian legal holidays, phases of the moon, and important observances of the world's major religions.

This stunning calendar celebrates the miraculous inner world of plants and their life cycle. Based on the books Pollen: The Hidden Sexuality of Flowers (2014) by Rob Kesseler and Madeline Harle; Seeds: Time Capsules of Life (2014) by Kesseler and Wolfgang Stuppy; and Fruit: Edible, Inedible, Incredible (2013) by Stuppy and Kesseler, the Pollen Seeds Fruit wall calendar will take you on an eye-opening journey through the life cycle of flowering plants. These highly detailed images of pollen grains — the tiny yet perfect masterpieces — seeds that carry within them the next generation, and fruits that house those precious seeds illustrate the complexities of all the worlds within our world and connect us to nature on a profound level.

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About the Author:

The work of visual artist Rob Kesseler has been shown in museums and galleries in the UK, Europe, and North America, including solo exhibitions at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Kew Gardens, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. He is currently the chair of Arts, Design, and Science at the University of the Arts London. Over his career, he has been appointed fellow by several institutions: NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology, and the Arts), Gulbenkian Science Institute in Portugal, the Linnean Society, and the Royal Society of Arts.

Wolfgang Stuppy is the seed morphologist at Kew's Millennium Seed Bank, a large international project based at Wakehurst Place in Sussex that collects and stores seeds and fruits from all over the world. A specialist in a rarely studied field, Dr. Stuppy teaches seed biology to university students and members of the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership in the UK and overseas.

Until her retirement in 2005, botanist Madeline Harley was head of the Pollen Research Unit at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Her internationally recognized research work is concerned mainly with the study of species-specific pollen characteristics in the field of flowering plant evolution and relationships. Dr. Harley has authored or co-authored more than 80 professional articles and books and has presented her work at numerous international conferences.

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Wolfgang Stuppy, Rob Kesseler, Madeline
Editorial: Amber Lotus Publishing (2016)
ISBN 10: 1631361651 ISBN 13: 9781631361654
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)

Descripción Amber Lotus Publishing, 2016. Calendar. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111631361651

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