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- Wiley 2008; US$ 288.95
The science and practice of pig production has changed rapidly over recent decades; new husbandry practices, new understandings of growth, reproduction and health, new appreciations of welfare and environmental impact, new nutritional approaches, and modern reproductive and genetic techniques have all come into being, together with the emergence of... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 259.00
Simply put, allelopathy refers to an ecological phenomenon of plant-plant interference through release of organic chemicals (allelochemicals) in the environment. These chemicals can be directly and continuously released by the donor plants in their immediate environment as volatiles in the air or root exudates in soil or they can be the microbial degradation... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 19.96
World-renowned canopy biologist Nalini Nadkarni has climbed trees on four continents with scientists, students, artists, clergymen, musicians, activists, loggers, legislators, and Inuits, gathering diverse perspectives. In Between Earth and Sky, a rich tapestry of personal stories, information, art, and photography, she becomes our captivating guide... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 99.95
Southern Asia is a vast and ecologically diverse region that extends from the deserts of Afghanistan to the rainforests of Thailand, and is home to a marvelously rich palm flora. Palms of Southern Asia is the only complete field guide to the 43 genera and 352 species of palms and rattans that occur in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
?For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.? ? Los Angeles Times Book Review † ? The Tree is the fullest and finest exploration I?ve ever read of how the useless delights to be discovered in nature... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2011; US$ 19.95
This introductory resource explains how to sustainably manage a wooded property, whether it?s a few acres in the suburbs or a small commercial forest.† Readers will learn how to identify the type, health, and quality of their trees and woodland; how to plant, prune, and thin trees; how to improve their ecosystem by creating trails, adding water,... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 15.95
In mid-1994 a National Parks & Wildlife ranger abseiling in the Wollemi Wilderness outside Sydney, came upon an extraordinary sight: a canyon filled with massive pines. What he accidentally discovered has become one of the century‚??s most important botanical finds. The ancient pines were thought to have become extinct millions of years ago. more...
- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
From the mighty oak to the monkey puzzle, Nature Guide Trees , a beautiful guide profiling the world's tree species. Part of a new generation of natural history guides, Trees is packed full of stunning images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of the specimens featured. Expertly written and including examples from across... more...
- Elsevier Science 1971; US$ 72.95
Growth and Development of Trees, Volume II: Cambial growth, Root Growth, and Reproductive Growth describes the important features of growth and development of trees and other woody plants during their life cycles. This nine-chapter book highlights the significant changes that take place in vegetative and reproductive growth as woody plants progress... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
These Proceedings comprise two parts. Part I contains eight contributed papers on hydrology, fauna, soils, forests, agriculture and ecology. Part II comprises reports resulting from the five interdisciplinary workgroups whose participants included ecologists, botanists, zoologists, engineers, hydrologists, agrologists, dendrologists, resource managers... more...