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- Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 21.99
Jacob van Breda de Haan is known as the author of the name Phytophthora nicotianae n.sp., the causal agent of black shank, an important disease of tobacco. Who was he? Where did he work? What did he publish? He published in Dutch, 1896, in a Dutch colonial report series. Next question: what more on tobacco diseases was written in obscure,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
This book is a compendium of knowledge, experience and insight on agriculture, biotechnology and development. Beginning with an account of GM crop adoptions and attitudes towards them, the book assesses numerous crucial processes, concluding with detailed insights into GM products. Drawing on expert perspectives of leading authors from 57 different... more...
- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 42.64
In diesem kulturhistorisch einmaligen Werk werden in Deutschland verbreitete Nutztierrassen ? Pferde, Rinder, Schafe und Schweine ? erfasst und in Wort und Bild vorgestellt. Die Darstellung der Tierrassen ist gegliedert in: - Zuchtgebiet und Zuchtbetrieb - Maßnahmen zur Förderung der Zucht - Äußere Erscheinung - Gebrauchszweck und Leistung Ergänzt... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
This challenging new perspective on slave-trading and slavery in Atlantic Africa, examines the transition from slave trading to legitimate trade through the role of commercial agriculture. Re-appraising the links between slavery and colonialism, it will be significant reading for those in colonial studies, eighteenth-century studies, Atlantic history... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Arguing that American colonists who declared their independence in 1776 remained tied to England by both habit and inclination, Clark traces the new Americans' struggle to come to terms with their loss of identity as British, and particularly English, citizens. Clark's study shows that any attempt to examine what it meant to be American in... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 239.00
This book reviews various aspects of papaya genomics, including existing genetic and genomic resources, recent progress on structural and functional genomics, and their applications in papaya improvement. Organized into four sections, the volume explores the origin and domestication of papaya, classic genetics and breeding, recent progress on molecular... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
Combining the fascinating archive of the first Duchess of Northumberland with the expertise of Jane, the present Duchess and the creator of the famous Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle, this illustrated gift book teall the story of the poison found within the plants that grow wild across Britain's countryside and teh medicinal potions that derive from... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
High yields and environmental control in crop farming call for precise adaptations to local growing conditions. Treating large fields in a uniform way by high capacity machinery cannot be regarded as a sustainable method for many situations. Because differences existing within single fields must be considered. The transition from former field work... more...
- CABI 2013; US$ 160.00
This forthcoming new edition of "Rabbit Production" will be fully updated throughout. Mainly concerning rabbits bred for meat and fur, it also contains practical information on pet rabbits, show rabbits and rabbits used as laboratory animals. Core topics are covered, including rabbit genetics, reproduction, health and diseases, behaviour,... more...