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  • Tree Nutsby Cesarettin Alasalvar; Fereidoon Shahidi

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 220.00

    Traditionally perceived as a high-fat, high-calorie food best avoided or consumed only in moderation, tree nuts have come into their own. Recent epidemiological and clinical studies provide evidence that frequent nut consumption is associated with favorable plasma lipid profiles, reduced risk of coronary heart disease, certain types of cancer, stroke,... 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...

  • Olive Propagation Manualby Andrea Fabbri; Giorgio Bartolini; Maurizio Lambardi; Stan Kailis

    Landlinks Press 2004; US$ 49.95

    An authoritative guide to olive propagation, providing information on seed germination, rooting of cuttings, grafting and micropropagation. more...

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

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 105.00

    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 Culturesby John Edward Staller

    Springer 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...

  • Pictorial Atlas of Soil and Seed Fungiby Tsuneo Watanabe

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 179.95

    Pictorial Atlas of Soil and Seed Fungi: Morphologies of Cultured Fungi and Key to Species, Third Edition describes and illustrates more than 515 fungal species, including: 49 oomycetous species belonging to seven genera 42 zygomycetous species belonging to 12 genera 52 ascomycetous species belonging to 28 genera 42 basidiomycetous species... 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...