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- Springer 2010; US$ 169.99
The link between modern lifestyles and increasing levels of chronic heart disease, obesity, stress and poor mental health is a concern across the world. The cost of dealing with these conditions places a large burden on national public health budgets so that policymakers are increasingly looking at prevention as a cost-effective alternative to medical... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 45.00
This is the first field guide dedicated to the diverse tree species of Panama and Costa Rica. Featuring close to 500 tropical tree species, Trees of Panama and Costa Rica includes superb color photos, abundant color distribution maps, and concise descriptions of key characteristics, making this guide readily accessible to botanists, biologists,... more...
- Dundurn 2011; US$ 26.99
Edmund Zavitz (1875?1968) is recognized as Ontarios "Father of Reforestation." Due his knowledge of forestry, vision, diligence, and perseverance in the face of opposition, Ontario was rescued from the ravages of environmental disasters. To date more than two billion trees have been planted, with more to come. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.00
The Man Who Planted Trees is the inspiring story of David Milarch?s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem?as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference. ?When is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago. The second best time? Today.??Chinese proverb... more...
- Saraband 2011; US$ 7.28
This comprehensive handbook, compiled with the expertise of Reforesting Scotland?s editors, covers trees commonly found in Scotland. From seed provenance and propagation to the history and lore of each species, this single source contains all the information you need to select the right trees for your site and grow them successfully. Whether you are... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2006; US$ 11.96
Originally published in 1979, Geraldine Ellis Watson?s Big Thicket Plant Ecology is now back in print. This updated edition explores the plant biology, ecology, geology, and environmental regions of the Big Thicket National Preserve in East Texas. Watson covers the ecological and geological history of the Big Thicket and introduces its plant life,... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 27.00
Botanical, a new series from Reaktion, is the first to integrate horticultural writing with a broader account of the cultural and social impact of plants. Oak , one of the first two books in the series, narrates the biography of the tree that since time immemorial has been a symbol of loyalty, strength, generosity, and renewal. Peter Young explores... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2011; US$ 23.95
Like a Tree grew out of bestselling author Jean Bolen?s practice of walking among tall trees and mourning the loss of a Monterey pine that was cut down in her neighborhood. This book will appeal most to people who realize that they are ?tree people.? It is poetic, educational, inspirational, spiritual, and down to earth, covering the subject of... more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 91.95
Intended as a text for plant bacteriology courses and as a reference for plant pathologists in agricultural extension services and experimental stations, Fundamentals of Bacterial Plant Pathology presents current information on bacterial morphology, taxonomy, genetics, and ecology. Diagnosis, disease management, and the molecular basis of host-pathogen... more...
- Random House of Canada 2013; US$ 28.00
The author of The Global Forest --an international bestseller and a classic upon publication, beloved by readers around the world--gives us her tips and advice for achieving better health and peace of mind, with frugality, simplicity and pleasure not far behind. In The Sweetness of a Simple Life , Diana Beresford-Kroeger mixes science with... more...