Triumph of Seeds
The Triumph of Seeds
We live in a world of seeds. From our morning toast to the cotton in our clothes, they are quite literally the stuff and staff of life, supporting diets, economies, and civilizations around the globe.
Award-winning conservation biologist Thor Hanson explores the story of seeds with original field research from Central and South America, taking readers on a fascinating scientific adventure through the wild and beautiful world of seeds.
PRAISE FOR THE TRIUMPH OF SEEDS
"Hanson…takes one of the least-impressive-looking natural objects and reveals a life of elegance and wonder…. Although he is a storyteller by nature, he also charms us with an infectious enthusiasm. … always fascinating and readable…. [An] engaging book."—New York Times Book Review
"Hanson's book isn't a 'how-to,' but it is a 'don't miss' for naturalists, from amateurs to experts. or for anyone who enjoys growing plants from seeds! ."—HGTVGardens.com