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Trees & Forests

  • Biological Transformation of Wood by Microorganismsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    This volume comprises the papers presented at the Session on Wood Products Pathology during the 2nd International Congress on Plant Pathology on 10th - 12th September 1973 in Minneapolis/USA. The topics were dealt with under four heads, viz. Interaction of Microorganisms during Wood Decay, Bacterial Degradation of Wood, Decay of Resistant Wood and... more...

  • Forest Treesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 299.00

    Forest trees cover one third of the global land surface, constitute many ecosystems, and play a pivotal role in the world economy. This volume details Populus trees, pines, Fagaceae trees, eucalypts, spruces, Douglas fir and black walnut, and offers a first-ever detailed review of Cryptomeria japonica. It thoroughly discusses innovative strategies... more...

  • Managing the Future of Southeast Asia's Valuable Tropical Rainforestsby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book presents the current research on tropical rain forest genetics, as well as the field's implications for the profitable, sustainable management of forest resources in Southeast Asia. more...

  • Forests in Development: A Vital Balanceby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book shows some of the main advances in forestry over the six years spanning between the XII World Forestry Congress in Canada and the XIII WFC held in Buenos Aires. It provides a comprehensive view of forestry today, detailing its many different aspects. more...

  • Genetics and Genomics of Populusby

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 319.00

    Genetics and Genomics of Populus provides an in depth description of the genetic and genomic tools and approaches for Populus. It examines the biology that has been elucidated using genomics, and looks to the future of this unique model plant. more...

  • Cellular Aspects of Wood Formationby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book reviews advances in research on the cellular aspects of wood formation in trees, from the basics of cell division, expansion and heartwood formation to regulationby endogenous and exogenous factors such as phytohormones, salinity, climate and stress. more...

  • Genetic Engineeringby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Gene Transfer in the Sea Urchin.- Properties and Uses of Heat Shock Promoters.- The Expression of Introduced Genes in Regenerated Plants.- Control of Maize Zein Gene Expression.- Dnase I Footprinting as an Assay for Mammalian Gene Regulatory Proteins.- Use of Gene Transfer in the Isolation of Cell Surface Receptor Genes.- A New Method for Synthesizing... more...

  • Biology, Controls and Models of Tree Volatile Organic Compound Emissionsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book, written by leading experts in the field, focuses on recent advancements in understanding the controls on plant-driven volatile organic compound (BVOC) emissions, including efforts to quantitatively predict emissions using computer models. more...

  • Challenges and Opportunities for the World's Forests in the 21st Centuryby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 239.00

    This book addresses the urgent and complex threats and challenges to the world?s forests posed by the four great problems of the age: climate change, conservation objectives, sustainable development needs, and the growing demand for affordable energy. more...

  • The Biology of Reaction Woodby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 189.00

    The book is a fundamental reference source on reaction wood for wood scientists and technologists, plant biologists, silviculturists, forest ecologists, and anyone involved in the growing of trees and the processing of wood. It brings together our current understanding of all aspects of reaction wood, and is the first book to discuss both compression... more...