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Inorganic Plant Poisons and Stimulants By Winifred Elsie Brenchley
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Winifred Elsie Brenchley OBE, DSc (Lond), FLS, FRES (1883 –... More > 1953), an agricultural botanist, was the first woman in the UK to break into the male dominated sphere of agricultural science. She has been described as "perhaps Britain's leading authority on weeds in the early twentieth century".Winifred Brenchley was born in London on 10 August 1883 to Elizabeth Beckett and William Brenchley, a schoolmaster who was once Mayor of Camberwell. Measles in childhood left her partially deaf. She was educated at James Allen's Girls' School in Dulwich, where one of her teachers was the well known botanist Dr Lilian Clarke.She attended Swanley Horticultural College for two years, completing her course in 1903. Excerpt from:< Less
The “People Power” Job Superbook: Book 15. Outdoor - Green - Eco - Environmental Job Guide (Natural Resources, Conservation, Parks, Forestry - Lumber, Recreation, Firefighter, Green Energy - Building) By Tony Kelbrat
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Outdoor jobs generally go in five categories: 1.) Outdoor recreation and outdoor guides. 2.) Environmental and ecology. 3.) Agriculture. 4.) Parks and government natural resources. 5.) Other... More > jobs where being outdoors is incidental to the job. The pay is not extremely high in any of these jobs but if you get to be outdoors and you get paid for doing something you love doing then an outdoor job is way better than any office job. Many local vocational schools offer technician type courses for outdoor work. General outdoor recreation books are at #796 to #799 at the library. Books about agriculture are at: 630. Agriculture. 631. Farming. 632. Plant science. 633. Field crops. 634. Orchards, small fruit, forestry. 635. Horticulture, garden crops. 636. Livestock and domestic animals. 637. Dairy and related industries. 638. Insect culture. 639. Nondomesticated animals.< Less