By: WCR Watson(Author), Ruth M Ball(Illustrator), AW Darnell(Illustrator)
274 pages, 50 plates with b/w line drawings
Originally published in 1958, Handbook of the Rubi of Great Britain and Ireland describes all the forms of the genus Rubus, which includes blackberries and brambles, found in Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands. Each species is described in order of frequency, with notations on any special geographical restrictions, and fifty of these species are illustrated at the conclusion of the text. Handbook of the Rubi of Great Britain and Ireland will be of value to anyone with an interest in botany and the flora of the British Isles.
1. Environmental variations
2. Genetic intraspecific variations
3. Chromosomes and genes
5. The species in Rubus
6. Ecesis and migration
7. Enemies, pests and diseases
9. Collection and identification
10. Characteristics of the British-Irish bramble flora
11. Cultivating native blackberries for fruit
12. Note on the nomenclatural type species for the genus Rubus and subgenus Rubus
13. Key to the vice-county numbers
14. Signs and abbreviations; Arrangement of the genus Rubus linn. in an analytical key
Principal works consulted
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