Nicholas Harberd

Cutting-edge plant scientist formerly at the John Innes Research Institute, Prof. Harberd has written the enchanting Seed to Seed – The Secret Life of Plants.  This is part field notebook, part sketch book,  part diary and has up-to-date scientific knowledge on every plant. It is quite beautifully written.  Bloomsbury published to superb reviews. He recently came to Oxford as Sibthorpian Professor of Plant Sciences.