Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, 2003. Octavo, paperback, colour photographs.
This book for rhododendron lovers of all persuasions covers a broad range of topics presented at the Rhododendron Conference in 2002. The Conference, held at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, brought together scientists, horticulturists and rhododendron enthusiasts. The subjects covered include the latest field work in China and South-East Asia; growing techniques and current research into vireya anatomy, cold tolerance, pests and diseases and the latest in molecular taxonomy. Much of this work is new. The authors are of international repute, and write with enthusiasm as well as authority. In this volume there is something for everyone interested in this beautiful shrub genus, and much that has implications for horticulture and science in general.
Price: $110.00 AU