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  • Tree Transgenesisby Matthias Fladung; Dietrich Ewald

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    Tree improvement is necessary to meet the growing demand for the renewable resource wood. Many novel possibilities to obtain improved species are offered by biotechnology, and the time is ripe for a critical evaluation of the chances and challenges of tree transgenesis. This book provides concise information on the related topics. more...

  • Forest Road Operations in the Tropicsby John Sessions

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    Gives information on road planning, location, design, construction and maintenance to support environmentally acceptable operations in tropical forests. This book also highlights the challenges of road operations in the tropics, includes techniques that have been shown to be successful, and discusses newer technologies. more...

  • Protocols for Micropropagation of Woody Trees and Fruitsby S.Mohan Jain; H. Haggman

    Springer 2007; US$ 289.00

    Micropropagation has become a reliable and routine approach for large-scale rapid plant multiplication, which is based on plant cell, tissue and organ culture on well defined tissue culture media under aseptic conditions. A lot of research efforts are being made to develop and refine micropropagation methods and culture media for large-scale plant... more...

  • Balsam Firby E.V. Bakuzis

    University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 75.00

    Professors Bakuzis and Hansen, with the assistance of a number of co-authors of individual chapters, present an exhaustive survey of the literature on the balsam fir, providing a coherent picture of the species and its place in nature and forestry practic more...

  • Plant Microtubulesby Peter Nick

    Springer 2008; US$ 289.00

    Plant microtubules are key elements of cell growth, division and morphogenesis. In addition to their role in plant development and architecture, they have emerged as regulatory elements of signalling and important targets of evolution. Since the publication of the first edition of Plant Microtubules in 2000, our understanding of microtubules and their... more...

  • Unbowedby Wangari Maathai

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    In Unbowed, Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai recounts her extraordinary journey from her childhood in rural Kenya to the world stage. When Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977, she began a vital poor people?s environmental movement, focused on the empowerment of women, that soon spread across Africa. Persevering through run-ins with... more...

  • Wood Structure and Environmentby Fritz Hans Schweingruber

    Springer 2007; US$ 279.00

    The primary aim of Wood Structure and Environment is to reveal the hidden ecological richness in stems and roots from trees, shrubs and herbs. The detailed, lucid text will inspire researchers to consider the anatomic microcosm of wood plants and use it as a retrospective source of information, solving problems related to ecophysiology, competition,... more...

  • Ecology of Riparian Forests in Japanby Toshikazu Tamura

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Riparian forests along streams and rivers are diverse in species and regeneration processes, and have important ecological functions in maintaining landscape and biodiversity. This book discusses riparian forests from subpolar to warm-temperate zones, covering headwater streams, braided rivers on alluvial fans, and low-gradient meandering rivers. more...

  • Forests Sourcebookby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99

    The Forests Source Book provides practical operations-oriented guidance for forest sector engagement toward the goals of poverty reduction, conservation and economic development. Intended to guide World Bank lending activities and projects, the Forests Source Book offers information useful to a broad audience of practitioners, government agencies,... more...

  • Forest Ecologyby Arnold van der Valk

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Presents an overview of advances in forest ecology on a variety of topics, including species diversity and the factors that control species diversity, environmental factors controlling distribution of forests, impacts of disturbances on forests (fires, drought, hurricane), reproduction ecology of both trees and understory species. more...