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- Springer 2006; US$ 179.00
This unique reference work presents the first comprehensive taxonomy of Coryphantha, with a complete key to the genus. It contains a new taxonomic classification of all 43 species and 11 subspecies, with morphological and ecological descriptions. These cacti, which grow in Mexico and southern USA, are characterized by their typical grooved tubercles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 805.00
2008 NOMINEE The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Award for a Significant Work in Botanical or Horticultural Literature ?? now we have easier and better access to grass data than ever before in human history. That is a marked step forward. Congratulazioni Professor Quattrocchi!? ?Daniel F. Austin, writing in Economic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 315.00
This thorough and informative volume presents a set of detailed, globally applicable techniques for seagrass research. The book provides methods for all aspects of seagrass science from basic plant collection to statistical approaches and investigations of plant-animal interaction. The emphasis is on methods that are applicable in both developing... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 299.00
The successful long-term sustainable management of forests is dependent on our knowledge of their history, present state, and responses to changing environmental conditions. In this light, the text evaluates the Nordic mountain birch ecosystem with examples from different sites in the Nordic countries and Scotland.The authors analyse vegetation and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 184.95
A unique plant on many levels, the distinctive properties of the Jerusalem artichoke, or Helianthus tuberosus L., present novel answers to some of today's most pressing problems. The potential of Jerusalem artichoke as a source for inulin, a fructose polymer that may provide dietary health benefits for obesity, diabetes, and several other health issues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 164.95
Seagrasses are becoming widely used as in situ indicators of the relative health and condition of subtropical and tropical estuarine ecosystems. To permit meaningful management of our estuaries, there is clearly a need to develop and refine ways of effectively monitoring and assessing seagrasses. Seagrasses: Monitoring, Ecology, Physiology, and Management... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 179.00
Addresses various aspects of the biology, ecology, and management of Juniperus woodlands and savannas, synthesizing research findings as well as proposed research. This book provides ecologists, land managers, and foresters with a foundation in Juniperus ecosystems, enabling them to manage the communities for sustained productivity and diversity. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 339.00
This is the only comprehensive account of all eight species in the genus Adansonia. It describes the historical background from the late Roman period to the present. It covers the extraordinary variety of economic uses of baobabs, famous trees, folk traditions and mythology, art associations, life cycle, natural history, cultivation, conservation,... more...
- Utah State University Press 2009; US$ 62.95
Grasses of the Intermountain Region is a modification of the two grass volumes of the Flora of North America (FNA). It is designed for identifying members of the Poaceae in the region between the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains, and is intended for use by botanists working with the grasses in this intermountain region of North America. The reduction... more...