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- Springer New York 2011; US$ 189.00
This is the second volume covering native and introduced American orchids north of Mexico and Florida, with detailed data on genetic compatibility, breeding systems, pollinators, pollination mechanisms, fruiting success and limiting factors for each species. more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 209.00
This book offers definitive coverage of the sea beet, the wild ancestor of all cultivated beets, which grows mainly on Mediterranean shores. The editors have collected both scientific and historical source material, illustrations and references. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 319.00
Trees are truly amazing! Woody species underpin vital terrestrial ecosystems, present a complex array of evolutionary novelties, and provide essential benefits and commodities. Trees play a key role in the major biogeochemical cycles, including water, oxygen, and nitrogen. Notably, forests are second only to oceans in the biological sequestration of... more...
- Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 12.95
Intimate in size yet quietly breathtaking in scope, this graceful gift book will forever change how you think, and how you feel, about trees. In poetically sparse scientific observations, renowned conservation biologist Gretchen Daily narrates the evolution, impact, and natural wonder of trees. Alongside photographs by Chuck Katz, the text and images... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2011; US$ 45.00
In this new, complete Guide to Texas Grasses , Robert B. Shaw and the team at the Texas A&M University Institute of Renewable Natural Resources provide an indispensable reference to the world?s most economically important plant family. After discussing the impact of grass on our everyday lives as food, biofuels, land restoration, erosion control,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
The Biology and Utilization of Grasses reviews current knowledge about grass biology, and it highlights the important role of grasses in human existence. It discusses many fundamental aspects of grass biology, including evolution and genetics, morphology, physiology, and ecology, with emphasis on the relationship of these basic concepts to the use... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 152.00
The diversity and specialization in orchid floral morphology have fascinated botanists and collectors for centuries. In the past 10 years, the orchid industry has been growing substantially worldwide. This interesting book focuses on the recent advances in orchid biotechnology research since the last 10 years in Taiwan. To advance the orchid industry,... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2005; US$ 67.00
The first in a series of four illustrated guides to identifying aquatic and standing water plants in the central Midwest, this convenient reference volume covers the 183 species of Cyperaceae. Robert H. Mohlenbrock includes three types of plants: submergents, those that spend their entire lives with their vegetative parts either completely submerged... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2002; US$ 67.00
Since the publication of the first edition of Grasses: Bromus to Paspalum in 1972, twenty-two additional taxa of grasses have been discovered in Illinois that are properly placed in this volume. In addition, numerous nomenclatural changes have occurred for plants previously discovered, and many distributional records have been added. New keys... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2001; US$ 57.00
Since the publication of the first edition of Grasses: Panicum to Danthonia in 1973, twenty additional taxa of grasses have been discovered in Illinois that are properly placed in this volume. In addition, numerous nomenclatural changes have occurred for plants already known from the state, and many distributional records have been added. This... more...