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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor & Francis 2003; US$ 21.95
Acaulescent or short-stemmed biennial or perennial geophytes. Stem usually swollen to form a bulb or tuberous rhizome, rarely a corm, covered with the dry remains of sheathing leaf-bases. Leaves linear, filiform, lanceolate or rarely ovate, flat, terete or cylindrical and hollow, bases sheathing, veins parallel. Scape leafless, terete, flat or cylindrical... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 189.99
Tree rings are natural archives of past environments, and contain records of past climate. This book provides a mechanistic basis for the interpretation of tree rings as records of past climate. It advances process understanding of the large-scale environmental control of wood growth. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 349.99
Offers treatments for 52 families containing 432 genera belonging to 13 eudicot orders. This book lays emphasis on the early-diverging eudicots and basal core eudicots, the phylogenetic relationships and diversification. It includes descriptions of families and genera, keys to the genera, and references to revisions. more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 120.00
Presents the classification of approximately 300 species of cycads, and includes contributions from leading researchers from Australia, China, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand and the USA. The book provides guidelines for the designation of species, species boundaries and species groupings. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 219.99
The plant fossil record indicates that the genus Metasequoia was widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere from the early Late Cretaceous to the Plio-Pleistocene. Today the genus has shrunk to one species with approximately 5,000 mature individuals in southeastern China?s Xiahoe Valley. This book distills the current understanding of the... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 165.95
Presents the state of knowledge of Jerusalem Artichoke, a crop plant, which is of increasing interest for its production of inulin, a fructose polymer stored as a reserve carbohydrate that offers a range of potential uses. This text covers everything from the origin of Helianthus tuberosus L to the synthesis of secondary chemicals from inulin. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 25.00
The first and only fully illustrated field guide to the orchids of Minnesota, this volume is both a field guide and a flora of scholarly quality. Includes a section on the biology of orchids (anatomy, physiology, ecology, and geographical distribution), a key to the orchid genera and a description of each of the 43 orchid species native to Minnesota.... more...