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- 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...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99
This is a an original and exciting look at the fascinating natural world of plants. Stunning real-life photographs of flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves, and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of plant anatomy and growth. See the biggest flower in the world, where a seed develops, what the inside of a plant stem looks like, how... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99
Waterton Lakes National Park is a place where the mountains meet the prairie, a unique juxtaposition of prairie flatlands and some of the most ancient mountains in the Canadian Rockies. Protecting 525 square kilometres (203 square miles) in the southwest corner of Alberta, the park is bordered by British Columbia on the west, Montana to... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 1997; US$ 150.00
Written to help the forest industry assess wood quality by using non-destructive samples taken from specific points within a tree. more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99
Children will be inspired to tell their own stories with this wordless book, filled with engaging, colorful images that show the growth of a plant from seed to flowers. This wordless book allows for a wonderful shared reading experience for children who do not yet know how to read or who are just beginning to learn. The images tell a story of their... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 30.00
Though often considered exotic and rare, orchids actually can be found across climates and continents—and Minnesota is no exception. The state is home to forty-nine wild orchids, occurring in every county. With a little patience, a modicum of outdoor experience, and this handy book, any Minnesotan can discover the common species of orchids in... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 239.00
The Saccharinae clade of the Poaceae (grass) family of flowering plants includes several important crops with a rich history of contributions to humanity and the promise of still-greater contributions, as a result of some of the highest biomass productivity levels known, resilience to drought and other environmental challenges that are likely to increase,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 209.00
Jatropha curcas or Physic Nut is a small tree (bush plant) that produces fruits under tropical climate. The fruits contained seed that are 40 percent oil rich. This oil is excellent for biodiesel. The bush is a now new coming crop because it may cope with harsh environmental conditions such as semi-aridity and poor land. It is considered as one alternative... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
The Biology and Utilization of Shrubs brings together the wide range of information about shrubs from many disciplines and world locations. The book is organized into seven parts. Part I describes the major shrublands found on each of the vegetated continents. It provides an overview of the dominant shrubland types as well as the associated features... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
With todays ever growing economic and ecological problems, wood as a raw material takes on increasing significance as the most important renewable source of energy and as industrial feedstock for numerous products. Its chemical and anatomical structure and the excellent properties that result allow wood to be processed into the most diverse products;... more...