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- CABI 2001; US$ 160.00
Palms constitute one of the largest botanical families and include some of the world's most important economic plants. This book reviews the interrelationships between palms and insects. The host plants, distribution and bionomics of representative insects are discussed. more...
- CABI 2000; US$ 120.00
This second edition of a text originally published in 1992, has been entirely revised and updated to include recent advances. In addition, several new chapters have been introduced, to ensure comprehensive coverage of all aspects of seed ecology. Chapters are written by international experts. more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 165.00
The processes and mechanisms that control the growth of woody plants are of crucial importance for both economic and biological reasons. The comprehensive coverage of Growth Control in Woody Plants includes discussion of the growth controlling factors in both reproductive structures (flowers, fruit, seeds, pollen, etc.) and vegetative organs (stems,... more...
- Taylor & Francis 1999; US$ 219.95
This monograph is written by the leading experts in the field of PR proteins and fills a void in the literature of plant improvement. It is a comprehensive book on plant pathogenesis-related proteins. Topics include plant chitinases, and expression and function of PR proteins in transgenic rice. more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 147.00
This completely revised classic volume is an up-to-date synthesis of the intensive research devoted to woody plants. Intended primarily as a text for students and a reference for researchers, this interdisciplinary book should be useful to a broad range of scientists from agroforesters, agronomists, and arborists to plant pathologists, ecophysiologists,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 90.95
This is the third edition of an established and successful university textbook. The original structure and philosophy of the book continue in this new edition, providing a genuine synthesis of modern ecological and physiological thinking, while entirely updating the detailed content. New features include a fresh, unified treatment of toxicity, emphasizing... more...
- Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 132.95
Due to many issues related to long-term carbon dynamics, an improved understanding of the biology of C4 photosynthesis is required by more than the traditional audience of crop scientists, plant physiologists, and plant ecologists. This work synthesizes the latest developments in C4 biochemistry, physiology, systematics, and ecology. The book concludes... more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 200.00
Photoperiodism is the response to the length of the day that enables living organisms to adapt to seasonal changes in their environment as well as latitudinal variation. As such, it is one of the most significant andcomplex aspects of the interaction between plants and their environment and is a major factor controlling their growth and development.... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 200.00
This book is an exploration of the latest insights into the theory and functioning of plant resource allocation. An international team of physiological ecologists has prepared chapters devoted to the fundamental topics of resource allocation. Key Features * Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of resource allocation in plants * All contributors are... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 325.00
Brassica crop species and their allies ( Raphanus, Sinapis, Eruca, etc.) are important sources of edible roots, stems, leaves, buds and inflorescences, as well as of edible or industrial oils, condiments and forage. Many well known names of plants or plant products, such as kale, cabbage, brocolli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kohl-rabi, Chinese... more...