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- Michigan State University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Yam in West Africa examines a crop that has been sidelined and ignored for too long while being central to the existence of so many and consumed worldwide. In this book, Felix Nweke attempts to unravel the contradictory nature of the yam crop sector in West Africa by looking at the largest issues in the problematic industry. Yam production... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available
In this complete reference to integrating edible plants into a wide range of private and public landscapes, landscape designer Cheryl Beesley thoroughly answers the questions of how to plant, where to plant, and what to plant. She covers garden layout, bed construction, and fencing options and offers specific design examples for a wide variety of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 349.95
Nutritional Composition of Fruit Cultivars provides readers with the latest information on the health related properties of foods, making the documentation of the nutritive value of historical cultivars especially urgent, especially before they are lost and can't be effectively compared to modern cultivars. Because there is considerable diversity... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95
Most conventional gardening books concentrate on how and when to carry out horticultural tasks such as pruning, seed sowing and taking cuttings. Science and the Garden, Third Edition is unique in explaining in straightforward terms some of the science that underlies these practices. It is principally a book of 'Why' � Why are plants green? Why... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99
The book is aimed at both the novice and experienced beekeeper in Australia. With over 350 photographs and drawings, it covers the beekeeping equipment needed, how to obtain bees, where to locate them in the garden and the basics of colony management. There are also detailed chapters on the life cycle of the honey bee, extracting honey, the beefriendly... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00
Breeding Oilseed Crops for Sustainable Production: Opportunities and Constraints presents key insights into accelerating the breeding of sustainable and superior varieties. The book explores the genetic engineering/biotechnology that has played a vital role in transforming economically important traits from distant/wild species to cultivated... more...
- CABI 2015; US$ 75.00
Garden Centre management has professionalised in recent years as garden centres have become more highly developed retail operations. Many students of horticulture are expected to go into retail management and so the topic has increasingly appeared on the further education curriculum. This book is equally targeted at students, garden centre managers... more...
- Timber Press 2015; US$ 3.99
This must-have reference will help you navigate the complex world of science. It defines more than 6,000 words from 16 branches of science that are of particular interest to gardeners, from abscission (a plant?s rejection of an organ) to zoochary (the dispersal of seeds by animals). Hundreds of illustrations clarify key definitions and help explain... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95
Global Vegetation Dynamics: Concepts and Applications in MC1 model describes the creation in the mid 1990s, architecture, uses, and limitations of the MC1 dynamic global vegetation model (DGVM) that is being used by an increasing number of research groups around the world. The scientific foundation of most models is often poorly documented and difficult... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 120.00
Plant Transcription Factors: Evolutionary, Structural and Functional Aspects is the only publication that provides a comprehensive compilation of plant transcription factor families and their complex roles in plant biology. While the majority of information about transcription factors is based on mammalian systems, this publication discusses... more...