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  • 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...

  • Water Wiseby Wendy Mee

    Utah State University Press 2003; US$ 49.95

    Today, native plants and water conservation are subjects of vital interest to cities, offices, homeowners, and agriculture alike, as all are affected by the growing shortage of water in the Intermountain region. This comprehensive volume provides specific information about shrubs, trees, grasses, forbs, and cacti that are native to most states... 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...

  • 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

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 159.95

    Acknowledgments Senior Author?s Introduction The Author Bibliographic Abbreviations (books and journals frequently consulted) Chemical/Medical Abbreviations Geographic/Linguistic Abbreviations Format of this Book Alphabetical listing of Plants 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...

  • Lentilby David McNeil

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 299.00

    Presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of research on lentil production Covers all aspects of ecology, production management, genetic enhancement and breeding approaches Complete analysis of production from nutrients and pest management to harvest and storage Full documentation of taxonomy, uses and history of this important crop... 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...

  • Tree Nutsby Cesarettin Alasalvar; Fereidoon Shahidi

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 231.00

    Tree Nuts: Composition, Phytochemicals, and Health Effects: An Overview, C. Alasalvar and F. Shahidi Chemical Composition of Edible Nut Seeds and Its Implications in Human Health, S.K. Sathe, E.K. Monaghan, H.H. Kshirsagar, and M. Venkatachalam Health Benefits of Tree Nuts,  M.E. Ternus, K. Lapsley, and C.J. Geiger Tree Nut Allergens,  S.K.... more...