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- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 179.00
Flowers are essential crops which beautify interiorscapes, outdoor landscapes and enhance human health. This book provides a useful resource on the many issues and challenges facing flower breeders, as well as the industry at-large. It provides crop-specific history, evolution, biology, taxonomy, state-of-the-art breeding/genetics, and others. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 189.95
Winner of the 2005 Klinger Book Award Presented by The Society for Economic Botany. Florida Ethnobotany provides a cross-cultural examination of how the state?s native plants have been used by its various peoples. This compilation includes common names of plants in their historical sequence, weaving together what was formerly esoteric information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 10.95
Prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in close collaboration with the East African Herbarium and in liaison with the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi and the Makerere University, this series is designed to the highest academic standards and is a useful reference for anyone concerned with the identification and utilization... more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 455.00
Since the publication of the first edition in 1983, several new and exciting developments have taken place in the field of plant tissue culture, which forms a major component of what is now called plant biotechnology. The revised edition presents updated information on theoretical, practical and applied aspects of plant tissue culture. Each chapter... more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 155.00
This book is divided into three sections, dealing with: the technical background to desiccation tolerance studies; the frequency and levels of dehydration stress tolerance in biological systems; mechanisms of damage and tolerance. more...
- Manson Publishing Ltd 1999; US$ 48.00
This colour atlas has been conceived to integrate the dual botanical themes of plant propagation and conservation. Various texts deal with propagation, in vivo and in vitro, and with aspects of conservation, but none marries the two themes, let alone a book which uses the concise, focused colour atlas approach. more...
- Manson Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 99.95
An overview of trees, covering ecology and conservation, tree anatomy and evolution, pathology, silviculture, propagation and surgery. The different chapters - fully illustrated throughout with the highest quality colour photos - cover trees from habitats around the world. more...