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- 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...
Molecular Phylogeny, Biogeography and an e-Monograph of the Papaya Family (Caricaceae) as an Example of Taxonomy in the Electronic AgeSpringer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 60.26
Fernanda Antunes Carvalho addresses an issue of key importance to the field of systematics, namely how to foster taxonomic work and the dissemination of scientific knowledge about species by taking full advantage of electronic data and bioinformatics tools. The first part focuses on the development of an electronic monograph of the papaya family (Caricaceae)... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 179.73
Recent studies have revealed remarkable complexity and diversity in orchid-pollinator relationships. These studies comprise a vast literature currently scattered in numerous, often obscure, journals and books. The Pollination Biology of North American Orchids brings together, for the first time, a comprehensive treatment of this information for... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 179.73
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 2012; US$ 200.88
Jatropha curcas or Physic Nut produces fruits under tropical climate that contain seeds that are an excellent source for biodiesel. This book examines ways this plant can be transformed into a successful industrial crop and viable resource for production. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99
Learn all about beautiful orchids with this useful and portable flower reference book. This handy field guide provides an excellent introduction to over 120 exotic orchid species found in Thailand, many unique to the region. Included are full-color photographs of their extraordinary beautiful blooms and a wealth of expert botanical information.... more...
- Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 67.95
Grasses are the world?s most important plants. They are the dominant species over large parts of the earth?s land surface, a fact that is reflected in the many different words that exist for grasslands, words such as prairie, veldt, palouse, and pampas to mention just a few. As a group, grasses are of major ecological importance, as soil binders... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 37.99
To study a plant in detail is to make a fascinating journey of discovery. Even plants we think we know well will often surprise us as we look at the intricacy of their structure and how they are put together. This fascinating guide explains what flowering plants are and their relationship to other groups of plants. With drawings, paintings and photographs... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 39.95
Prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in close collaboration with the East African Herbarium and in liaison with the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi and the Makerere University, this series is designed to the highest academic standards and is a useful reference for anyone concerned with the identification and utilization... more...
- World Wisdom 2015; US$ 9.99
Join us on a trip around the world, climbing the different trees we find along the way. How would it feel to be up in a GINGKO tree in CHINA? Could you climb a CYPRESS tree in MEXICO? What would you find in a baobab tree in AFRICA? Large and small, common and incredible, trees are a never-ending source of wonder. No matter what continent you live... more...