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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Garden of Inventionby Jane S. Smith

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    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 ago,... 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...

  • Guide to Information Sources in the Botanical Sciencesby Elisabeth Davis; Diane Schmidt

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 75.00

    Works cited in this useful survey are appropriate for students, librarians, and amateur and professional botanists. These encompass the plant kingdom in all its divisions and aspects, except those of agriculture, horticulture, and gardening. The majority of the annotations are for currently available in-print or electronic reference works. A comprehensive... more...