Posted: 26/01/2015 at 23:58
As well as the usual biology, plant biology, chemistry texts, I like:
Seeds : ecology, biogeography, and evolution of dormancy and germination
Carol C. Baskin, Jerr
The encyclopedia of seeds : science, technology and uses
edited by Michael Black, J. Derek Bew
Ref 631.521 Bla
Physiology of seeds : an introduction to the experimental study of seed and germination problems Crocker, William.
Seeds : physiology of development and germination
J. Derek Bewley and Michael Black.
The germination of seeds
A.M. Mayer and A. Poljakoff-Mayber.
Physiology and biochemistry of seeds in relation to germination
J. D. Bewley, M. Black. Bewley, J. Derek, 1943-
Recent advances in the development and germination of seeds
edited by Raymond B. Taylorson. International Workshop on Seeds (3rd : 1989 : Williamsburg, Va.)
Seeds : biology, development and ecology / edited by Steve W. Adkins, Sarah E. Ashmore, Sheldon
Seed to seed : seed saving techniques for the vegetable gardener
by Suzanne Ashworth ; photogr Ashworth, Suzanne. 635.0421 Ash
Hartemink, Alfred E. , 1964- / edited by Alfred E. Hartemink, Alex B. McBratney and Robert E. White.
Soils : genesis and geomorphology
Schaetzl, Randall J., 1957- / Randall J. Schaetzl and Sharon Anderson.
Advanced techniques in soil microbiology
Varma, A. (Ajit), 1939- / Ajit Varma, Ralf Oelmüller (eds.).