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Heiser, Charles B. (Charles Bixler) 1920-

Overview
Works: 99 works in 191 publications in 3 languages and 6,379 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Identification guides  Textbooks  Classification 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: QL605, 596
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Charles B Heiser
 
Most widely held works by Charles B Heiser
Seed to civilization : the story of man's food by Charles B Heiser( Book )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of agriculture; Seeds, sex, and sacrifice; Eating to live; Meat: the luxury food; Grasses: the staff of life; Suggar; The legumes: poor man's meat; The starchy staples; The coconut: the most useful tree; More oils: sunflower and cotton; Other plants for food, beverage, and spice; Evolution and breeding of the domesticates; Let them eat cake?
Nightshades the paradoxical plants by Charles B Heiser( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sunflower by Charles B Heiser( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of plants and people by Charles B Heiser( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gourd book by Charles B Heiser( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

. With charming text and stunning black-and-white photographs, The Gourd Book provides fascinating scientific information and folklore about these remarkable plants and keys for identifying species
Weeds in my garden : observations on some misunderstood plants by Charles B Heiser( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The weeds are arranged by family because the author, a retired botany professor, cannot resist trying to turn other people into botanists, and it helps to know something about a plant's relatives. In the mode of his sixteenth-century forebear John Gerard, Charles Heiser discusses each weed according to The Name, common and scientific, The Time and Place, of flowering, and from where the plant originally came, The Description, and The Virtues, in which he relates fascinating weedy tales in a witty, conversational style."
The fascinating world of the nightshades : tobacco, mandrake, potato, tomato, pepper, eggplant, etc. by Charles B Heiser( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study in the evolution of the sunflower species Helianthus annuus and H. bolanderi by Charles B Heiser( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North American sunflowers (Helianthus) by Charles B Heiser( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on western North American sunflowers by Charles B Heiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertebrate life by F. Harvey Pough( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear writing style, this textbook explores how the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and behaviour of animals interact to produce organisms that function effectively in their environments and how lineages of organisms change through evolutionary time
Study in the evolution of the sunflower species Helianthus annuus and H. Bolanderi by Charles B Heiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxonomy of Solanum section Lasiocarpa by Michael D Whalen( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sunflower among the North American Indians by Charles B Heiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The north American sunflowers <Helianthus> by Charles B Heiser( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sementes para a civilização a historia da alimentação humana by Charles B Heiser( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A origem da agricultura; As sementes, o sexo e os sacrifícios; Somos o que comemos; Carne: alimento de luxo; Gramíneas: o sustento da vida; A carne do pobre: leguminosas; Amiláceos básicos; A árvore mais útil para o homem: o coqueiro; Outras plantas usadas para alimentação, bebida e tempero; Evolução e criação de animais e plantas domesticados pelo homem; Vamos deixá-los comer bolo
Peppers of the Americas : at the National Arboretum by Charles B Heiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study in the Evolution of the Sunflower Species Helianthus Annuus and H. Bolanderi. [With illustrations.] by Charles B Heiser( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shokumotsu bunmeiron by Charles B Heiser( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightshades; the paradoxical plants [by] Charles B. Heiser, Jr by Charles B Heiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Of plants and people
Alternative Names
Charles Bixler Heiser American botanist

Charles Bixler Heiser Amerikaans botanicus (1920-2010)

Charles Bixler Heiser botànic estatunidenc

Charles Bixler Heiser botánico estadounidense

Charles Bixler Heiser US-amerikanischer Botaniker

Heiser, Charles B.

Heiser, Charles B. (Charles Bixler)

Heiser, Charles Bixler 1920-

Heiser Jr. , C. B.

ハイザー, C. B.

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Of plants and peopleThe gourd bookWeeds in my garden : observations on some misunderstood plantsVertebrate life