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  • A Natural History of North American Treesby Donald Culross Peattie

    Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 18.95

    "A volume for a lifetime" is how The New Yorker described the first of Donald Culross Peatie's two books about American trees published in the 1950s. In this one-volume edition, modern readers are introduced to one of the best nature writers of the last century. As we read Peattie's eloquent and entertaining accounts of American trees, we catch... more...

  • Concise Tree Guideby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99

    This beautifully illustrated pocket field guide is packed with information on the trees of Britain and the near Continent. It covers more than 160 species, all of which are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks that show details of mature trees, leaves, growth patterns and other interesting features. A concise written account covering size,... more...

  • The Forest in Folklore and Mythologyby Alexander Porteous

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Fascinating compendium of facts, folklore, superstitions, myths, and anecdotes about trees and the forest. Describes forest customs, temples and sacred groves, mythical forest creatures, famous trees, unusual trees, tree worship, fossil trees, Yule logs, and much more. "If you have a feeling for the mystery and enchantment of the woods, you will want... more...

  • Illustrated Guide to Trees and Shrubsby Arthur Harmount Graves

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95

    Authoritative, easily accessible guide omits lengthy technical descriptions in favor of easy-to-use keys covering such characteristics as leaves, twigs, bark, buds, seeds, stems, fruit or fruit stalks, and other identifying traits. Over 300 pen-and-ink drawings by Maud H. Purdy, noted botanical illustrator. "I recommend this book most highly." ?... more...

  • Holznahrung und Symbioseby Paul Buchner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.99

    I) Einer meiner Schiiler, Herr Zacharias, hat neuerdings die Pupiparensymbiose eingehend untersucht und damit eine will­ kommene Erganzung unserer Kenntnisse der Symbiosen bei Blut­ saugern geliefert. Interessanterweise hat sich eine weitgehende Konvergenz auch der symbiontischen Einrichtungen mit denen der Glossinen ergeben, die in okologischer Hinsicht... more...

  • Die geschichtliche Methode in der Forstwirtschaftby H. Martin

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 49.99

    Die Entstehungsursache der vorliegenden Schrift ist folgende: AnlaBlich der Feier des 100jahrigen Bestehens der forstlichen Hoch­ schule Eberswalde am 1. August 1930 wurde ich von verschiedenen Seiten aufgefordert, die Aufsatze, die ich in den letzten Jahren unter der Aufschrift: "Anwendung der geschichtlichen Methode auf die Forstwirtschaft" in der... more...

  • U.S. Timber Resource in a World Economy (Routledge Revivals)by John A. Zivnuska

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1967, presents a concise picture of the demand and supply trends of timber around the world. Zivnuska provides a keen analysis of plans, prospects, and opportunities in the areas covered, and an interesting look at the North American forest economy. This book will be of interest to students of environmental studies and... more...

  • The Small Private Forest in the United States (Routledge Revivals)by Charles H. Stoddard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education . It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the efficacy of the remedy. In this book, first published... more...

  • Whittemore's Science and Practice of Pig Productionby Colin T. Whittemore; Ilias Kyriazakis

    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...