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  • 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...

  • Management of Fungal Plant Pathogensby A.O. Arya; A.E. Perello

    CABI 2010; US$ 180.00

    Amidst growing concerns about the environment and food security, the development of management strategies that minimize crop losses and promote sustainable agriculture is increasingly more important. This title presents a review of research into pathogenic fungi in a diverse selection of economically important crops, including fruits and cereals. more...

  • Maize Cobs and Cultures: History of Zea mays L.by John Staller

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 209.00

    "Our perceptions and conceptions regarding the roles and importance of maize to ancient economies is largely a product of scientific research on the plant itself, developed for the most part out of botanical research, and its recent role as one of the most important economic staples in the world. Anthropological research in the early part of the... more...

  • One Riverby Wade Davis

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 18.00

    The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America?Richard Evans Schultes and his protégé Wade Davis?an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of natural history. In 1941, Professor Richard Evan Schultes took a leave from Harvard and disappeared into the Amazon, where he spent the next twelve years mapping uncharted rivers... more...

  • Pictorial Atlas of Soil and Seed Fungiby Tsuneo Watanabe

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 179.95

    Praise for the Second Edition: "? presents a large amount of work collected systematically over a long period of time. ?Dr. Watanabe shares his experience acquired as a plant pathologist and mycologist specialized in soil and similar fungi over a long period of time. ?will soon become a standard reference in mycological libraries." ?Liliane E. Petrini,... more...

  • Dictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Editionby Rolf H. J. Schlegel

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 125.95

    Arguably one of the oldest scientific traditions, plant breeding began in Neolithic times, with methods as simple as saving the seeds of desirable plants and sowing them later. It was not until the re-encounter with Mendel?s discoveries thousands of years later that the genetic basis of breeding was understood. Developments since then have provided... more...

  • Abundant Beautyby Marianne North; Laura Ponsonby

    Greystone Books 1753; US$ 14.00

    In 1871, Marianne North , a brilliant artist with a keen interest in botany, set-forth to travel the world on a quest to paint indigenous plants in their natural habitat. Encouraged by her friend Charles Darwin, North travelled by boat, train, mule, foot and palanquin to every continent except Antarctica. She circled the globe twice over fifteen... more...

  • Botany For Dummiesby Rene Fester Kratz

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    The easy way to score your highest in botany Employment of biological scientists is projected to grow 21% over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations, as biotechnological research and development continues to drive job growth. Botany For Dummies gives you a thorough, easy-to-follow overview of the fundamentals of botany,... more...