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  • Plant Systematicsby Michael G. Simpson

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 94.95

    Plant Systematics contains the essential paradigms, concepts, and terms required for a basic understanding of plant systematics at the graduate or undergraduate level. Plant systematics is an area central to numerous other biological disciplines, and a large subset of plant scientists are required to take a course in plant systematics. Almost all... more...

  • Fundamentals of Weed Scienceby Robert L Zimdahl

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 96.95

    This book addresses herbicides and their use as an important aspect of modern weed management, and strives to place them in an ecological framework. Many weed scientists believe agriculture is a continuing struggle with weeds - without good weed control, good and profitable agriculture is impossible. Each agricultural discipline sees itself as central... more...

  • American Chestnutby Susan Freinkel

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 27.50

    The American chestnut was one of America's most common, valued, and beloved trees?a "perfect tree" that ruled the forests from Georgia to Maine. But in the early twentieth century, an exotic plague swept through the chestnut forests with the force of a wildfire. Within forty years, the blight had killed close to four billion trees and left the species... more...

  • Advances in Botanical Researchby J. A. Callow

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    The twentieth volume in the series offers articles of interest to a broad range of plant scientists. These vary from consideration of the relationship between vegetation and climate to the biochemistry and uses of commonly used plant metabolites. Woodward and Smith discuss the development of dynamic and mechanistic models to overcome some of the limitations... more...

  • Plant Pathologists' Pocketbookby J.M. Waller; J.M. Lenne; S. Waller

    CABI 2001; US$ 65.00

    The handbook for student and practising plant pathologists has been thoroughly reorganised and updated since the publication of the 2nd edition in 1983. Features include: rearrangement of topics to facilitate use; and 49 short succinct chapters, each providing practical information. 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...

  • Pathogen Indexing Technologiesby J. A. Callow; S. H. De Boer; John H. Andrews; Inez C. Tommerup

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 208.00

    Significant advancements have been made in pathogen detection technologies during the last decade. Indexing of plants and plant parts for the presence of specific pathogens has been most effective in some instances for avoiding and/or controlling disease. The new technologies for detecting low levels of pathogens will increase the value of indexing... more...

  • The Garden of Inventionby Jane S. Smith

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00

    The wide-ranging and delightful history of celebrated plant breeder Luther Burbank and the business of farm and garden in early twentieth- century America At no other time in history has there been more curiosity or concern about the food we eat-and genetically modified foods, in particular, have become both pervasive and suspect. A century... more...

  • The Lentilby W. Erskine

    CABI 2009; US$ 190.00

    The lentil is a crop primarily grown in the developing world. It has the ability to use water efficiently and grow in marginal environments as well as being high in protein. This title includes chapters that outline improvements in production, such as water and soil nutrient management, agronomy, mechanization, and weed management. more...

  • Experimental Design and Analysis for Tree Improvementby ER Williams; AC Matheson; CE Harwood

    CSIRO Publishing 2002; US$ 87.95

    Provides practical procedures to follow when planning, designing and analysing tree improvement trials. more...