Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage - Biodeterioration and Conservation (Hardback)
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Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage - Biodeterioration and Conservation (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 22/01/2009
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This title brings together a wide-ranging collection of works relating to the biodeterioration and conservation of art, architecture, and archaeological sites around the world. This volume presents the work of dozens of leading scientist working on the problems presented by the biological degradation of cultural heritage. "Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage" not only tackles general topics - including mechanism of biodeterioration, correlation between biodeterioration and environment, and destructive organisms - but also specific ones, such as the problems presented by different materials, various environmental and climatic conditions, and diverse geographic settings. This volume also discusses solutions for the prevention and control of deterioration, including appropriate diagnostic techniques.

Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
ISBN: 9780892369393
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 1104 g
Dimensions: 239 x 170 x 25 mm


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"This book belongs in the reference library of all who deal with the conservation of cultural heritage, as well as for those who work with plants in settings of cultural heritage significance."--"Australian Garden History"


This book belongs in the reference library of all who deal with the conservation of cultural heritage, as well as for those who work with plants in settings of cultural heritage significance. "Australian Garden History""


"This book belongs in the reference library of all who deal with the conservation of cultural heritage, as well as for those who work with plants in settings of cultural heritage significance."--Australian Garden History

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