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  • Crop Post-Harvestby Peter Golob; Graham Farrell; John E. Orchard

    Wiley 2008; US$ 433.00

    World-wide losses of crops, post-harvest, through microbial action, pests, diseases and other types of spoilage amount to millions of tons every year. This essential handbook is the first in a three-volume series which covers all factors affecting post-harvest quality of all major fruits, vegetables, cereals and other crops. Compiled by members of... 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...

  • 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...

  • Tree Rings and Natural Hazardsby Markus Stoffel; Bollschweiler Bollschweiler; David R. Butler; Brian H. Luckman

    Springer 2010; US$ 329.00

    The initial employment of tree rings in natural hazard studies was simply as a dating tool and rarely exploited other environmental information and records of damage contained within the tree. However, these unique, annually resolved, tree-ring records preserve valuable archives of past earth-surface processes on timescales of decades to centuries.... more...