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- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Providing a unique account of environmentalism, one that highlights the voices of the activists and the nature they defend, Radical Environmentalism: Nature, Identity and More-than-human Agency will be of great interest to students and academics of green criminology, environmental sociology and nature?human studies more broadly. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 99.00
This book offers a broad range of options for technically adapting, handling and processing wood with specific wood characteristics.† It starts by discussing wood anatomy and the general factors leading to the formation of wood characteristics. The individual characteristics are then categorized into four groups:†1. Wood characteristics inherent in... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
A gorgeously-written exploration of the natural world and the peril of ignoring our disappearing forests One of the world's experts on how trees chemically affect the environment, Canadian scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger is on a mission to save the planet- one newly planted tree at a time. In this new book, she skillfully weaves together ecology,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 297.95
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...
- 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 1981; US$ 3.95
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2011; US$ 19.95
Introduction 1. Why Manage Your Woods? A Quick Look Back * Where We Are Now * Where We Go from Here 2. How Forests Grow Tree Strategy * Tree Anatomy * Forest Succession: Sprinters vs. Marathoners * Tree Ranges * Local Forest Conditions * Forest Health 3. Taking a Woodland Inventory Figuring Out What You Have * Identifying Forest Flora * Identifying... 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...
- 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...