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- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 207.00
A comprehensive review containing the first classification of the entire family to be published for over 100 years, generated using modern molecular- and morphology-based phylogenetic data. Descriptions of each of the 87 gentian genera are provided, as are discussions on morphological evolution and biogeography for each major evolutionary lineage. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 63.00
Completely updated to reflect current views on the origin of the major groups of plants, this standard textbook considers the astonishing diversity of plants and provides a concise account the plant kingdom, including information on topics ranging from cellular structure to life cycles and reproduction. more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
The Cactaceae family, with about sixteen hundred species, is cultivated worldwide for fruits, forage, fodder, and even as a vegetable. Cacti are recognized for their attractive flowers, special stem shapes, and ability to tolerate drought. Because of their efficient use of water and other adaptations, biological and agronomic interest in cacti has... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 127.00
This new edition of an essential botanical reference work has been fully revised, updated and expanded to take into account the substantial literature of the late twentieth century and includes a more fully developed review of the history of floristic documentation. more...
- NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 49.95
The Hudson Bay Lowland is the Earth's largest more or less continuous temperate wetland landscape. Occupying 3.5% of the surface area of Canada, or 325 000 km2, it is five times larger than the floodplain forests along the Amazon River. The Hudson Bay Lowland is one of the least populated regions in the western hemisphere, and among the last regions... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 310.00
Annual Plant Reviews , Volume 13 Plastids are essential plant organelles, vital for life on earth. They are important not just as photosynthetic organelles (chloroplasts) but also as sites involved in many fundamental intermediary metabolic pathways. Over the last decade, plastid research has seen tremendous advances and an exciting new picture is... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 309.95
Annual Plant Reviews , Volume 8 In the last few years, the new analytical tools associated with molecular biology, biochemistry, spectroscopy, microscopy, immunology, genomics and proteomics have been employed to investigate plant cell wall structure and function, providing a degree of resolution that was, until recently, unattainable. This has resulted... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2003; US$ 21.95
Prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, this series is designed to the highest academic standards and is a useful reference for anyone concerned with the identification and utilization of plants in eastern Africa. Each family is published as a separate part. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 119.99
The Terrestrial Ecosystems in Monsoon Asia project was aimed to integrate forest ecosystem processes, from leaf physiology to meteorological budget and prediction of long-term change of vegetation composition and architecture through demographic processes. This volume presents the scaling-up concept for the understanding of ecosystem functioning. more...