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Chemistry in the Garden

By: JR Hanson
147 pages, b/w illustrations
Chemistry in the Garden
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  • Chemistry in the Garden ISBN: 9781847559579 Paperback Jun 2009 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
Price: £19.99
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This book discusses the numerous interactions between plants, the soil and with other organisms in which chemistry plays a central mediating role. It concerns itself with several of the chemically and ecologically interesting compounds which are produced by common ornamental plants, vegetables and the predators which attack them.


Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The biosynthetic relationships of natural products
Chapter 3: Natural products and plant biochemistry in the garden
Chapter 4: Garden soils
Chapter 5: The colour and scent of garden plants
Chapter 6: Bioactive compounds from ornamental plants
Chapter 7: Natural products in the vegetable and fruit garden
Chapter 8: Fungal and insect chemistry in the garden

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Professor J R Hanson FRSC is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of Sussex. Early work on gibberellic acid at ICI has lead to a long and successful career in natural product and organic chemistry, documented by numerous research papers and books. In 2008 Professor Hanson received a Service Award from the RSC journal Natural Product Reports for his dedicated contribution to the journal, as author and editorial board member. Professor Hanson continues to teach chemistry and biochemistry and is a keen gardener.

By: JR Hanson
147 pages, b/w illustrations
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