A series of lectures programmed by The Kew Mutual Improvement Society at Kew Gardens in the UK. On December 5, IOS Editor and former President Béatrice Chassé will deliver as part of this series her lecture ‘Acorns as food in human history: Myth or Reality?’ originally presented during the 2015 IOS Conference at The Morton Arboretum.
Guide illustré des chênes
This book on the oaks of the world has been eagerly awaited for a long time. All species and cultivars are extensively discussed and pictured, almost always with all details separately shown (such as leaves, bark, acorns, flowers etc). A very complete overview of the oaks spanning 140 pages is followed by the very detailed descriptions and pictures of each species organized by continent. Editions in English, German, Dutch and several other languages are expected in 2009. This book is in 2 large volumes with slipcase. Total number of pages, 1392; total number of pictures, 4000. The book costs €145.00.