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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Green Gold is a thorough and valuable compilation of information on Alabama?s timber and forest products industry, the largest manufacturing industry in the state. Alabama has the third-largest commercial forest in the nation, after only Georgia and Oregon. Fully two-thirds of the state?s land supports the growth of over fifteen billion trees... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 16.99
This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Smell the bark of the aromatic Sassafras. Wonder at the Lodgepole Pine, whose heat-activated cones reseed forests destroyed by fire. Search for the Sugar Maple, whose foliage blazes red and yellow in autumn. North America's trees rank among nature's most awesome creations. This premier field guide... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 21.95
This book has been produced with the aim of stimulating the general naturalist to take a closer look at the bumps and lumps that make up the fascinating world of plant galls. Induced by a variety of insects and other organisms and ranging from tiny pimples to bizarre and often very attractive and exquisitely sculptured growths, plant galls are mystery... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 185.00
There are significant pressures from climate change and air pollution that forests currently face. This book aims to increase understanding of the state and potential of forest ecosystems to mitigate and adapt to climate change in a polluted environment. It reconciles process-oriented research, long-term monitoring and applied modeling through comprehensive... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 26.99
For years I had wandered Australia with an aching heart. Everywhere I had ever travelled across the vast expanse of the fabulous country where I was born I had seen devastation, denuded hills, eroded slopes, weeds from all over the world, feral animals, open-cut mines as big as cities, salt rivers, salt earth, abandoned townships, whole beaches... more...
- Random House of Canada 2013; US$ 32.00
The author of The Global Forest --an international bestseller and a classic upon publication, beloved by readers around the world--gives us her tips and advice for achieving better health and peace of mind, with frugality, simplicity and pleasure not far behind. In The Sweetness of a Simple Life , Diana Beresford-Kroeger mixes science with... more...
- Wilderness Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Trees of San Francisco introduces readers to the rich variety of trees that thrive in San Francisco?s unique conditions. San Francisco?s cool Mediterranean climate has made it home to interesting and unusual trees from all over the world – trees as colorful and exotic as the city itself. This new guide combines engaging descriptions of sixty-five... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95
Neither pest management nor resistance management can occur with only an understanding of pest biology. For years, entomologists have understood, with their use of economic thresholds, that at least a minimal use of economics was necessary for proper integrated pest management. IRM is even more complicated and dependent on understanding and using... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 45.00
For centuries people have used trees, shrubs, and woody vines for food, clothing, ritual, construction, scientific study, and more. However, these important plants are easy to overlook during the winter months, when the absence of leaves, fruit, and other distinguishing characteristics makes them difficult to recognize. This comprehensive volume... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 249.95
Dictionary of South American Trees provides a single-source reference for botanists, biologists, ecologists, and climatologists on the many native trees in South America. The index lets readers find a tree in four languages, by its common name, or abbreviation, followed by taxonomy that includes common uses for each part of the tree. Using this... more...