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  • Directory Of Plants Containing Secondary Metabolitesby J S Glasby

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 507.00

    Interest in the potential medical use of naturally occuring chemicals in plants is increasing. This is intended to provide a comprehensive and up- to-date directory of plants and the substances found in them. It covers over 8000 plant species more...

  • Steviaby A. Douglas Kinghorn

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Stevia rebaudiana is a remarkable South American plant that has become widely used in certain parts of the world as a natural sweetening agent and dietary supplement. Purified extracts of S. rebaudiana have been used as sweeteners and flavor enhancers in the food industry in Japan for over a quarter of a century, and have been found to be up to 300... more...

  • Lavenderby Maria Lis-Balchin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Lavandula species are mainly grown for their essential oils, which are used in perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and aromatherapy products, and for their use as ornamental plants and ingredients in numerous cottage industry products. Certain types of lavender oil have also been shown to have antimicrobial and antifungal properties. The dried flowers... more...

  • The English-Spanish Dictionary of Plant Biologyby D.W. Morris; M.Z. Morris

    Cambridge International Science Publishing 2003; US$ 38.00

    The English-Spanish Dictionary of Plant Biology has been written to fill a need for increased communication between English and Spanish speaking people who are working in or are being affected by the many sub-fields of plant biology. Its general purpose is to aid, stimulate, and facilitate a two-way flow of information and understanding between the... more...

  • Les cultures médicinales canadiennesby Ernest Small; Paul M. Catling

    NRC Research Press 2000; US$ 29.95

    Cette publication est un guide de référence exhaustif sur les plantes médicinales importantes indigènes au Canada. Les chapitres portent sur les espèces comme le ginseng, l'échinacée, l'if occidental, l'hydraste du Canada, le carcaran, l'hamamélis et le varech. more...

  • Poplar Culture in North Americaby D. I. Dickmann; J. G. Isebrands; J. E. Eckenwalder; J. Richarson

    NRC Research Press 2001; US$ 49.95

    Published on the occasion of the 21st session of the International Poplar Commission in association with The Poplar Council of Canada and the Poplar Council of the United States This book describes the status of culture and utilization of poplars in North America and documents succinctly recent scientific and technological advances. more...

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Plant Pathologyby Perumal Vidhyasekaran

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 164.95

    An easy-to-use single reference source covering the full range of subject areas associated with plant pathology! This comprehensive volume covers the entire field of plant pathology. It does not merely define the numerous subjects covered (297 topics carefully arranged in 38 sections!) but describes them in detail. Each section of this book serves... more...

  • Desiccation and Survival in Plantsby M. Black; H.W. Pritchard

    CABI 2002; US$ 155.00

    This book is divided into three sections, dealing with: the technical background to desiccation tolerance studies; the frequency and levels of dehydration stress tolerance in biological systems; mechanisms of damage and tolerance. more...

  • Pine Wilt Diseaseby Boguang Zhao; Kazuyoshi Futai; Jack Sutherland; Yuko Takeuchi

    Springer 2008; US$ 379.00

    Pine forests face a global threat of pine wilt disease, which is spread by vector beetles carrying pathogenic nematodes from dead trees to healthy ones. This book describes the history of the disease, pathogenic nematodes, vector beetles, the etiology and ecology of the disease, microorganisms involved and control methods. more...

  • Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin Americaby James A. Duke

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 154.95

    Finalist for 2009 The Council on Botanical & Horticultural Libraries Literature Award! A Comprehensive Guide Addressing Safety, Efficacy, and Suitability About a quarter of all the medicines we use come from rainforest plants and more than 1,400 varieties of tropical plants are being investigated as potential cures for cancer. Curare... more...