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UK Most Popular Books on Food Ecology from Amazon UK

A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea
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Discover amazing and fascinating sea creatures in the hole in the bottom of the sea! Based on the traditional cumulative song, each verse introduces a new creature and its place in the food chain, with the shark chasing the eel, who chases the squid, who chases the snail. Enhanced CD includes videso animation and audio singalong.
List Price: 6.99
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By: Barefoot Books Ltd.   2013-06-01

Wild Food: A Complete Guide for Foragers
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Wild food is all around us, growing in our hedgerows and fields, along river banks and seashores, even on inhospitable moorland. In this definitive book, hundreds of these plants are clearly identified, with colour photography and a detailed description. Roger Phillips also gives us fascinating information on how our ancestors would have used the plant as well as including over 100 more modern recipes for delicious food and drinks. From berries, herbs and mushrooms to wild vegetables, salad leaves, seaweed and even bark, this book will inspire you to start cooking with nature's free bounty. 'I can safely say that if I hadn't picked up this book some twenty years ago I wouldn't have eaten as well, or even lived as well, as I have. It inspired me then and it inspires me now' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
List Price: 20.00
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By: Macmillan.   2014-04-24

Sheep Manual: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Caring for Your Flock (Haynes Manuals)
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Sheep have to be one of the most versatile livestock animals on the planet. All-in-one grazing and fertilising machines, they provide meat and milk for our tables, wool for clothing, carpets, and insulation, skins for leather and rugs, and a whole host of other products.If you have recently acquired sheep or are thinking of starting a small flock, this book is for you. The Sheep Manual is a quick-reference, up-to-date, and easy-to-read guide which helps you choose the right breed for your land, provides essential health and welfare information, and guides you through your first breeding and lambing season.
List Price: 22.99
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By: J H Haynes & Co Ltd.   2015-09-03

Colour Identification Guide to the Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Ferns of the British Isles and North Western Europe
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Essential reading for both the amateur gardener and professional botanist, this is a definitive and comprehensive guide to all the native and naturalized grasses, sedges, rushes and ferns to be found in the British Isles, and all those that are frequently found in north-western Europe. Over 420 species are described and over 350 are illustrated in full colour plates of exceptional beauty and accuracy. Following the general nomenclature and classification, the author describes each species in detail, stressing the features most important for accurate identification. There is also an invaluable illustrated glossary of technical terms and plant structures.
List Price: 50.00
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By: Viking.   1989-11-13

Viable Self-Sufficiency
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List Price: 30.00
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By: Home Farmer.   2016-05-17

Chicken & Eggs: River Cottage Handbook No.11
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List Price: 14.99
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By: Bloomsbury Publishing.   2013-06-06

The Lowland Maya Area: Three Millennia at the Human-Wildland Interface
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What can we learn from the people of the Maya Lowlands Integrating history, biodiversity, ethnobotany, geology, ecology, archaeology, anthropology, and other disciplines, The Lowland Maya Area is a valuable guide to the fascinating relationship between man and his environment in the Yucat n peninsula. This book covers virtually every aspect of the biology and ecology of the Maya Lowlands and the many ways that human beings have interacted with their surroundings in that area for the last three thousand years. You'll learn about newly discovered archaeological evidence of wetland use; the domestication and use of cacao and henequen plants; a biodiversity assessment of a select group of plants, animals, and microorganisms; the area's forgotten cotton, indigo, and wax industries; the ecological history of the Yucat n Peninsula; and much more. This comprehensive book will open your eyes to all that we can learn from the Maya people, who continue to live on their native lands, integrating modern life with their old ways and teaching valuable lessons about human dependence on and management of environmental resources. The Lowland Maya Area explores: the impact of hurricanes and fire on local environments historic and modern Maya concepts of forests the geologic history of the Yucat n challenges to preserving Maya architecture newly-discovered evidence of fertilizer use among the ancient Maya cooperation between locals and researchers that fosters greater knowledge on both sides recommendations to help safeguard the future The Lowland Maya Area is an ideal single source for reliable information on the many ecological and social issues of this dynamic area. Providing you with the results of the most recent research into many diverse fields, including traditional ecological knowledge, the difficult transition to capitalism, agave production, and the diversity of insect species, this book will be a valuable addition to your collection. As the editors of The Lowland M
List Price: 126.00
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By: CRC Press.   2008-07-02

Mushrooms: River Cottage Handbook No.1
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A practical and comprehensive guide to gathering, identifying and cooking Britain's best mushrooms covering seasonal, local, wild and organic types.
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By: Bloomsbury.   2007-09-03

Mycelium Running: A Guide to Healing the Planet through Gardening with Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms
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Mycelium Running "Mycelium Running" is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That's right: growing more "mushrooms" may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you'll find out how. The basic science goes like this: Microscopic cells called "mycelium"--the fruit of which are mushrooms--recycle carbon, nitrogen, and other es... Full description
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By: Ten Speed Press.   2004-07-31

The Forager Handbook
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Reveals the how, why, what and where of foraging. This book features recipes that use foraged ingredients.
List Price: 30.00
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By: Ebury Press.   2009-07-02


 

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