Plants and Plant Science in Latin America

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LIST of PLATES
PL. 1. -- A BOTANICAL COLLECTOR IN COLOMBIA IN THE SEVENTIES OF THE PAST CENTURY (From E. André's L'Amérique Équinoxiale) Pageiv
PL. 2. -- COCONUT PALM VEGETATION, NORTHEASTERN COAST OF BRAZILPagexii
PL. 3. -- AN EARLY ATTEMPT TO ILLUSTRATE THE VEGETATIONAL ZONES OF A TROPICAL ISLAND (From A. S. Φrsted, Jamaica, En Naturskildring, 1857) Pagexiv
PL. 4. -- "PLANTS AND BIRDS OF SURINAM." -- COMPOSITION BY A SELF-TAUGHT MULATTO (From Sack's Reise nach Surinam, 1821) Page xl
PL. 5. -- RIVERINE TROPICAL RAIN-FOREST (Tab. Physiogn. I of Martius' Flora Brasiliensis) Facing p. 16
PL. 6. -- TROPICAL RAIN-FOREST (PL. 3 of Bellerman's Tropenbildern, 1894) After p. 16
PL. 7. -- MEXICAN SUBTROPICAL RAIN-FOREST (Sketch by F. M. Liebmann) After p. 16
PL. 8. -- CAATINGA (From E. Ule, Nordost Brasilien, Veget. Bilder VI, 3) After p. 16
PL. 9a. -- TROPICAL RAIN-FOREST.-- A GROUP OF CAMACANS IN THE BRAZILIAN RAIN-FOREST (CONVENTIONALIZED) (From Reise des Prinzen von Neuwied in Brasilien) After p. 16
PL. 9b. -- CHACO PARKLAND (From Parodi's Argentine Phytageographical Serie) After p. 16
PL. 10. -- CHACO (SAVANNA) (Tab. physiogn. VII of Martius' Flora Brasiliensis) After p. 16
PL. 11. -- PARANÁ PINE FOREST (From H. Schenck, Südbrasilien, Veget. Bilder I, 1) After p. 16
PL. 12a. -- TROPICAL RAIN-FOREST (From Reise des Prinzen von Neutuied in Brasilien) After p. 16
PL. 12b. -- SOUTH BRAZILIAN FOREST AND SAVANNA ZONE (From Rugenda's Reise in Brasilien, 1836) After p. 16
PL. 13. -- PALM FOREST (Tab. physiogn. LIV of Martius' Flora Brasiliensis) After p. 16
PL. 14. -- COLOMBIAN LLANOS (From E. André's L'Amérique Équinoxiale) After p. 16
PL. 15. -- THE CAMPO (Courtesy Rev. Bras. geogr.) After p. 16
PL. 16. -- PAMPEAN GRASSLAND (Courtesy Rev. Bras. Geogr.) After p. 16
PL. 17. -- COASTAL DESERTS OF PACIFIC SOUTH AMERICA, PERU-PARAMONGA-INCA RUINSAfter p. 16
PL. 18. -- DESERT SCRUB OF NORTHERN MEXICO (From Karsten und Stahl, Mexican. Cacteen, Veget. Bilder I, 8) After p. 16
PL. 19. -- MONTANE ZONE OF MEXICO (From C. A. Purpus, Mexic. Hochgipfel Veget. Bilder V, 8) After p. 16
PL. 20a. -- PARAMOS OF THE NORTHERN ANDES Facing p. 17
PL. 20b. -- PUNA VEGETATION OF THE SOUTHERN ANDESFacing p. 17
PL. 21. -- FRONTISPIECE OF GEORG MARCGRAV'S HISTORIA NATURALIS BRASILIAEPage37
PL. 22a. -- NATIVE RUBBER GROWER'S HUT AND RUBBER GARDEN AT REAR, WEST COAST OF SUMATRAFacing p. 184
PL. 22b. -- CREPE RUBBER FROM HIS HAND-OPERATED MANGLE DRYING IN THE OPENFacing p. 184
PL. 23a. -- CONTRAST OF SUSCEPTIBLE EASTERN CLONE (LEFT) WITH SELECTION FROM ACRE TERRITORY (RIGHT) RESISTANT TO LEAF BLIGHT ON THE FORD BELTERRA PLANTATION, BRAZIL Facing p. 185
PL. 23b. -- YOUNG RUBBER IN SEMI-HEDGE PLANTING WITH MISCELLANEOUS NATURAL VEGETATION AS A GROUND COVER, AT GOODYEAR SPEEDWAY EsTATE, COSTA RICAFacing p. 185
PL. 24. -- COVER CROP OF PUERARIA JAVANICA UNDER EIGHT-YEAR-OLD RUBBER ON FORDLANDIA PLANTATION, BRAZILFacing p. 186
PL. 25. -- NATIVE RUBBER MANUFACTURE ON THE BANKS OF THE MADEIRA (From Franz Keller, The Amazon and Madeira Rivers, 1874 Facing p. 187
PL. 26. -- HOUSE OF AN INDIAN RUBBER-COLLECTOR ON THE LOWER MADEIRA RIVER (From Franz Keller, The Amazon and Madeira Rivers, 1874) Page260
PL. 27a. -- BRAZILIAN SUGAR MILL (From Rugenda's Reise in Brasilien, 1836) Page351
PL. 27b. -- PREPARING MANIOC ROOTS (From Rugenda's Reise in Brasilien, 1836) Page351
PL. 28. -- ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT (After an engraving by F. G. Weitsch) Page353
PL. 29a. -- RIO DE JANEIRO IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY (From Rugenda's Reise in Brasilien, 1836) Page355
PL. 29b. -- VISTA OF THE BORDA GARDEN IN CUERNAVACA (Draudng by H. W. Rickett) Page 355
PL. 30. -- A VIEW IN THE HARVARD BOTANICAL GARDENS, SOLEDAD ESTATE, CIENFUEGOS, CUBA Pages 356-357
PL. 31. -- COFFEE PLANTATIONS IN BRAZIL IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY (Plate XLIV of Martius' Flora Brasiliensis) Page359
PL. 32. -- YOUNG CINCHONA TREES OF THE FAMOUS HIGH-YIELDING LEDGERIANA STRAIN. -- DRYING WILD CINCHONA BARK NEAR PENACHI IN NORTHERN PERU. -- TYING UP A YOUNG RUBBER PLANT AT THE TROPICAL EXPERIMENT STATION, TINGO MARíA (Photographs by Dr. W. H. Hodge) Page361
PL. 33. -- TERMITE NESTS AND ANT EATERS ON A DEEPLY ERODED PLATEAU IN BRAZIL (Tab. physiogn. III of Martius' Flora Brasiliensis) Page363
PL. 34. -- COLLECTING CORNETO PALMS IN THE VALLEY OF THE PARADO NEAR VILLAVICENCIO, COLOMBIA (From E. Andri's L'Amérique Équinoxiale) Page365
PL. 35. -- PACKMULES, THE MOST IMPORTANT MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE IN MANY REGIONS OF TROPICAL AMERICAPage367
PL. 36. -- AGRICULTURAL REGIONS OF SOUTH AMERICA (After C. F. Jones) Page369
PL. 37. -- CAMP OF A BOTANICAL COLLECTOR IN VENEZUELA (From C. F. Appun, Unter den Tropen, 1871) Page371
PL. 38. -- COLLECTING CINCHONA IN THE PERUVIAN FOREST (Woodcut by Laplante, after a drawing by Faguet) Page373

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  • Title Page v
  • Foreword vii
  • Summar of Contents ix
  • Introductory Essay - The Plant Scientist in the World's Turmoils xv
  • Pars I *
  • Part II 259
  • Complete and Detailed - Table of Contents 350
  • Index of Personal Names 375
  • List of Plates 382
  • List of Illustrations in the Text 383
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