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- De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 3.88
De la gran familia de las palmeras hemos seleccionado 30 especies: Caryota mitis, Howea forsteriana, Phoenix rupicola? desvelan aquí sus secretos en unas fichas ilustradas que recogen informaciones y consejos de todo tipo. Este libro es una auténtica herramienta para el jardinero: impreso en un papel muy resistente, podrá tenerlo siempre al alcance... more...
- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 21.99
Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology, habits, features and distribution of African aloes. It details 58 species, their cultivation and propagation, plus medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Whether for gardening or simply expanding your knowledge, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove invaluable. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 152.95
A comprehensive overview of this genus, Artemisia examines all aspects of the herbs uses and applications, its mode of action and clinical importance. Following a comprehensive introduction to the genus, the book discusses the botanical, phytochemical and biological aspects of a number of important species of Artemisis. Considering that the discovery... more...
- Nachtschatten Verlag 2013; US$ 5.99
Ayahuasca ist eines der stärksten schamanischen Heilmittel. Der aus mehreren ethnobotanisch bedeutenden Pflanzen des Amazonasgebiets gebraute Trank hat durchschlagende körperliche und verblüffende psychische Wirkungen. Ayahuasca ist für viele Völker die Grundlage der Kultur, eine Kultur schaffende und erhaltende Institution. Ayahuasca ist ein Erkenntnismittel,... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 365.00
Bamboos constitute one of a few select categories of plants which are taxonomically related, very rich in species and of vital economic and ecological importance. Since the early 20th century the accepted number of species of bamboos, world wide, has tripled. However, until now information was scattered through numerous, often not easily available... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 269.00
This is the only comprehensive account of all eight species in the genus Adansonia. It describes the historical background from the late Roman period to the present. It covers the extraordinary variety of economic uses of baobabs, famous trees, folk traditions and mythology, art associations, life cycle, natural history, cultivation, conservation,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
Along the undisturbed shores, especially of the Mediterranean Sea and the European North Atlantic Ocean, is a quite widespread plant called Beta maritima by botanists, or more commonly sea beet. Nothing, for the inexperienced observer's eye, distinguishes it from surrounding wild vegetation. Despite its inconspicuous and nearly invisible flowers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 167.95
Considerable interest has developed in recent years in crucifers and particularly in their wild relatives, as they contain genetic material that may be utilized for further evolution of superior crop varieties through introgression and distant hybridization. Until now, there has been no single volume that focuses exclusively on the biology and breeding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 174.95
A unique plant on many levels, the distinctive properties of the Jerusalem artichoke, or Helianthus tuberosus L., present novel answers to some of today's most pressing problems. The potential of Jerusalem artichoke as a source for inulin, a fructose polymer that may provide dietary health benefits for obesity, diabetes, and several other health issues... more...