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  • Flower Breeding and Geneticsby Neil O. Anderson

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.00

    Flowers are essential crops which beautify interiorscapes, outdoor landscapes and enhance human health. Floriculture is one of the fastest-growing sectors of commercial agriculture world-wide with many highly profitable crops. Such a diversity of new and domesticated flower crops is created by public and private sector flower breeders. This book provides... 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...

  • 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...

  • Lentilby Shyam S. Yadav; David McNeil; Philip C. Stevenson

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 299.00

    On behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture, I am pleased to introduce the book Lentil: An Ancient Crop for Modern Times. The articles and essays in this volume, submitted by nearly 100 researchers, educators, and other experts, contain comprehensive information on a variety of topics of significance for lentil growers, researchers, and... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives Xby Tiiu Kull; J. Arditti; Sek Man Wong

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 319.00

    This volume is the tenth in a series of the only scientific-peer-reviewed texts on orchids and related subjects. This one spans an array of topics ranging from food hairs in orchids to orchids in art to an outline of pollen dispersal units in orchids. more...