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  • Phytopathology in Plantsby Philip Stewart; Sabine Globig

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 169.95

    This volume includes the latest research into the diseases that affect non-vascular plants. The chapters bring to light the most recent studies of pathogen identification, disease etiology, disease cycles, economic impact, plant disease epidemiology, plant disease resistance, how plant diseases affect humans and animals, pathosystem genetics, and... more...

  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetationby Prasad S. Thenkabail; John G. Lyon; Alfredo Huete

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 247.95

    Hyperspectral narrow-band (or imaging spectroscopy) spectral data are fast emerging as practical solutions in modeling and mapping vegetation. Recent research has demonstrated the advances in and merit of hyperspectral data in a range of applications including quantifying agricultural crops, modeling forest canopy biochemical properties, detecting... more...

  • Biology and Breeding of Crucifersby Surinder Kumar Gupta

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 188.95

    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...

  • The Aliveness of Plantsby Peter Ayres

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The Darwin family was instrumental in the history of botany. Their experiences illustrate the growing specialization and professionalization of science in the nineteenth century. The author shows how botany escaped the burdens of medicine, feminization and the sterility of classification and nomenclature to become a rigorous laboratory science. more...

  • The World of Carolus Clusiusby Florike Egmond

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Egmond's study investigates horticultural techniques, fashions in the collection of rare plants, botanical experimentation and methods of scientific evaluation, as well as tracking the exchange of knowledge. Central to this activity is the figure of Carolus Clusius (1526-1609), the first truly scientific botanist. more...

  • Approaches to Plant Evolutionary Ecologyby G.P. Cheplick

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 77.99 US$ 70.19

    This book introduces the rapidly growing field of plant evolutionary ecology. It summarizes and synthesizes much primary literature, providing a historical context for the study of populations. It also examines both traditional (common gardens, reciprocal transplants) and modern (molecular genetic) approaches used to address questions about adaptation... more...

  • A Gardener's Latinby Richard Bird

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 10.99

    Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key words mean, impenetrable-sounding and hard-to-pronounce species names are suddenly demystified. Many Latin names hide the secrets of where the plant is found, its colour, flowering times, leaf pattern, natural habitat and all sorts... more...

  • Plant Life of Southwestern Australiaby Philip K. Groom; Byron Lamont

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Southwestern Australia is unique as it contains the world?s most nutrient-impoverished soils, experiences a prolonged-summer period and the vegetation is extremely fire-prone.  It is also world-renowned for its relative high level of flora biodiversity.  This book focuses on the diverse range of morphological and physiological adaptations... more...

  • Out of the Woodsby Will Cohu

    Short Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    Out of the Woods takes you on a revelatory ramble through country and city - from woodlands of majestic oak and ash to mean streets lined with cherries.Containing myriad tips for recognition and rich in tree-biography and gossip, this book will enable you to tell your birch from your beech as you pass at 70mph, and will inspire even the most unreformed... more...

  • Molecular Mechanisms in Plant Adaptationby Roosa Laitinen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95 US$ 173.29

    Plants are forced to adapt for a variety of reasons— protection, reproductive viability, and environmental and climatic changes. Computational tools and molecular advances have provided researchers with significant new insights into the molecular basis of plant adaptation.  Molecular Mechanisms in Plant Adaptation  provides a comprehensive... more...