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Horticulture

  • Principles of Plant Genetics and Breedingby George Acquaah

    Wiley 2012; US$ 164.95

    To respond to the increasing need to feed the world's population as well as an ever greater demand for a balanced and healthy diet there is a continuing need to produce improved new cultivars or varieties of plants, particularly crop plants. The strategies used to produce these are increasingly based on our knowledge of relevant science, particularly... more...

  • Principles of Plant Genetics and Breedingby George Acquaah

    Wiley 2009; US$ 104.95

    Until recently, plant breeders have depended primarily on classical tools to develop new and improved products for producers and consumers. However, with the advent of biotechnology, breeders are increasingly incorporating molecular tools in their breeding work. In recognition of the current state of methods and their application, this text introduces... more...

  • Principles of Horticultureby C.R. Adams; K.M. Bamford; M.P. Early

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Principles of Horticulture, Second Edition covers the various topics concerning plant cultivation for agricultural use. The book is comprised of 17 chapters that tackle the various areas of concerns in horticulture. The coverage of the text includes the nurturing aspects of horticulture, including growth and development, genetics and breeding, and... more...

  • Steward of the Landby Thomas Affleck; Lake Douglas

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 55.00

    Lake Douglas is Associate Dean of Research & Development at Louisiana State University's College of Art and Design and associate professor in the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. He is the author of Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans . more...

  • The Conservation of Cultural Landscapesby M. Agnoletti

    CABI 2006; US$ 130.00

    The conservation and management of cultural landscapes, interpreted as the result of the interrelationships among economic, social and environmental factors through time and space, emerges as essential components in the definition and application of a modern approach to sustainable development. more...

  • Plant Pathologyby George N. Agrios

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 96.95

    This fifth edition of the classic textbook in plant pathology outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. It provides extensive coverage of abiotic, fungal, viral, bacterial, nematode and other plant diseases and their associated epidemiology. It also covers the genetics of resistance and modern management on plant disease. Plant... more...

  • Testing of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foodsby Farid Ahmed

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 91.95

    Examine several methods of testing for genetically modified organisms and the reasons behind their strict regulation! Testing of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foods is the first study of the screening methods and tools utilized for determining the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products. Leading experts in science,... more...

  • Indigenous Fruit Trees in the Tropicsby F. K. Akinnifesi; R.R.B. Leakey; O.C. Ajayi

    CABI 2007; US$ 150.00

    It has been recognized that an important factor in improving viability of rural livelihoods in developing countries is the promotion of sustainable agriculture. As opposed to relying solely on cash crops, this can be achieved through domestication of various indigenous fruit trees that can be cultivated and owned by smallholder farmers. more...

  • Testing Methods for Seed-Transmitted Virusesby S.E. Albrechtsen

    CABI 2005; US$ 100.00

    Yield losses and reduced crop quality, caused by plant viruses are an increasing problem. Several important plant viruses are, in addition to their sap and vector transmission, also transmitted through seed. Seed transmission of plant pathogens plays an important role for the early outbreak of disease in a crop, for the survival of inoculum from one... more...

  • Sports Turf and Amenity Grassesby David E Aldous; Ian H Chivers

    Landlinks Press 2002; US$ 69.95

    A comprehensive reference for the selection and maintenance of grasses used in sports and amenity areas. more...