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  • Plant Breeding Reviewsby Jules Janick

    Wiley 2002; US$ 335.00

    Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. Many of the crops widely grown today stem from a very narrow genetic base; understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. The emphasis... more...

  • Fenugreekby Georgios A Petropoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Fenugreek presents an in-depth review on the Genus Trigonella and particularly the species T. foenum-graecum L. (fenugreek). It is written by experts and includes chapters describing the genus' botany, physiology, cultivation, breeding, nutrition, pest-disease and weed control. The chemical constituents of the species of Trigonella, their pharmacological... more...

  • Flora of the Hudson Bay Lowland and its Postglacial Originsby John Riley

    NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 49.95

    The Hudson Bay Lowland is the Earth's largest more or less continuous temperate wetland landscape. Occupying 3.5% of the surface area of Canada, or 325 000 km2, it is five times larger than the floodplain forests along the Amazon River. The Hudson Bay Lowland is one of the least populated regions in the western hemisphere, and among the last regions... more...

  • Diseases and Pathogens of Eucalyptsby PJ Keane; GA Kile; FD Podger; BN Brown

    CSIRO Publishing 2000; US$ 155.00

    A comprehensive review of our current knowledge of the health and diseases of eucalypts. more...

  • Sex, Botany and Empireby Patricia Fara

    Icon Books 2003; US$ 11.95

    Eighteenth century botany, starring Cook, Banks, and Linnaeus, was sexy, dangerous, and big business, and Fara reveals the existence, barely concealed under the camouflage of noble enlightenment, of the more seedy drives to conquer, subdue and deflower in the name of the British Empire. more...

  • Redesigning Rice Photosynthesis to Increase Yieldby P.L. Mitchell; B. Hardy; J.E. Sheehy

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 255.00

    Rice yields need to increase in order to keep pace with the growing population of Asia and to alleviate hunger and poverty. There appears, however, to be a biophysical limit associated with conventional photosynthetic pathways. The research presented in this book aims at understanding how the rice plant's photosynthetic pathway could be redesigned... more...

  • Ethnobotonyby Kim Young

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 45.00

    Discover how cultures use plants for food, fuel, medicine, shelter, and religious ceremonies, and how scientists look to traditional remedies to fight disease. more...

  • The Peachby D.R. Layne; D. Bassi

    CABI 2008; US$ 270.00

    Summarizes our knowledge of peaches and their production worldwide and includes a colour plates section. This book includes chapters which address botany and taxonomy, breeding and genetics of cultivars and rootstocks, propagation, physiology and planting systems, crop and pest management and postharvest physiology. more...

  • Practical Manual for Botanyby Elizabeth Margaret; G. Angela

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2008; US$ 25.00

    About the Book: This textbook ``Practical Manual for Botany`` [Vol. I] has been written in accordance with the revised common core syllabus for the first year undergraduate students. Each topic has been presented in a simple and concise manner with appropriate diagrams. The contents of the book are perfectly fine tuned to the requirements of target... more...

  • Plant Namesby Roger Spencer; Rob Cross; Peter Lumley

    CSIRO Publishing 2007; US$ 35.95

    Plant Names is a plain English guide to the use of plant names and the conventions for writing them. more...