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

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 270.00

    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...

  • Founding Gardenersby Andrea Wulf

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95

    From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen, and farmers. For the founding fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty for... more...

  • Vanillaby Eric Odoux; Michel Grisoni

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 139.95

    Vanilloid Orchids: Systematics and Evolution Kenneth M. Cameron Evolutionary Processes and Diversification in the Genus Vanilla SÚverine Bory, Spencer Brown, Marie-France Duval, and Pascale Besse Conservation and Movement of Vanilla Germplasm Michel Roux-Cuvelier and Michel Grisoni Vanilla in Herbaria Marc Pignal Biotechnological... more...

  • Waking Up in Edenby Lucinda Fleeson

    Algonquin Books 2009; US$ 13.95

    Like so many of us, Lucinda Fleeson wanted to escape what had become a routine life. So, she quit her big-city job, sold her suburban house, and moved halfway across the world to the island of Kauai to work at the National Tropical Botanical Garden. Imagine a one-hundred-acre garden estate nestled amid ocean cliffs, rain forests, and secluded coves.... more...

  • The World of Kewby Carolyn Fry

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 30.38

    Without plants, there would be no life on earth. Kew Gardens is famous for its breathtaking displays of flowers and tree,s but this World Heritage Site is also a globally important scientific and historical organization. Scientists and gardeners use the plants and knowledge that have been collected at Kew since the eighteenth century to advance understanding... more...

  • The Kingdom of Fungiby Jens H. Petersen

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    The fungi realm has been called the "hidden kingdom," a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widely in color, size, and shape. The Kingdom of Fungi provides an intimate look at the world's astonishing variety of fungi species, from cup fungi and lichens... more...

  • Plant Breeding Reviewsby Jules Janick

    Wiley 2002; US$ 346.00

    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...