Poisonous Plants: A Guide For Parents & Childcare Providers.

By: DAUNCEY, ELIZABETH A. WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY HAWKINS, LEONARD & KENNEDY, KATHERINE.

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This handy guidebook is the result of a sixteen-year collaboration between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital Poisons Unit. Written with both botanical and toxicological authority, the book offers concise details of the 130 most poisonous plants that are likely to be encountered in the home, garden, and countryside, together with a summary of likely symptoms should they inadvertently be touched or eaten. Photographs of the plants are included to aid identification, and a brief guide to safe plants offers suggestions for the creation of a hazard-free garden. Includes 300 color plates. Contents Glossary First aid and emergency advice from the Medical Toxicology Information Services Introduction A safe garden Fruiting plants of 'low' toxicity The most toxic plants (at a glance) Plant profiles Outdoor plants Indoor plants Sources of further information Acknowledgements Key to berry and flower colour Index

Title: Poisonous Plants: A Guide For Parents & Childcare Providers.

Author Name: DAUNCEY, ELIZABETH A. WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY HAWKINS, LEONARD & KENNEDY, KATHERINE.

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Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, London: 2010.:

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Book Condition: Softcover. Brand new book.

Seller ID: 80580X1

Keywords: (Key Words: Poisonous Plants, Botany, Child Care, Elizabeth A. Dauncey, Biological Sciences, Leonard Hawkins, Katherine Kennedy, Gardening, Medical Toxicology, First Aid Treatment).