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  • Compendium of Bioenergy Plantsby Hong Luo; Yanqi Wu; Chittaranjan Kole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    This book contains the most comprehensive reviews on the latest development of switchgrass research including the agronomy of the plant, the use of endophytes and mycorrhizae for biomass production, genetics and breeding of bioenergy related traits, molecular genetics and molecular breeding, genomics, transgenics, processing, bioconversion, biosystem... more...

  • Cancer-Causing Viruses and Their Inhibitorsby Satya Prakash Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    Cancer-causing viruses, also called oncoviruses , play a key role in the development of certain cancers. They contribute to genetic changes that disrupt the cell cycle machinery, interfering with functions such as cell growth. Cancer-Causing Viruses and Their Inhibitors presents a plethora of research from internationally reputed contributors who... more...

  • Economics of Water Management in Agricultureby Thomas Bournaris; Julio Berbel; Basil Manos; Davide Viaggi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    This book includes a set of papers from distinguished scholars who critically examine economic issues relating to the relationship between water and agriculture, with a special focus on irrigation. Employing state of the art methodologies, they address the most relevant issues in water policy. The volume offers a wide spectrum of innovative approaches... more...

  • Organic Agricultural Practicesby Kimberly Etingoff

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    Organic practices are quickly redefining how agriculture is done around the world, as we come to realize how detrimental conventional agriculture is to local and global environments and economies. This book serves as an overview of some of the important topics in organic agriculture. The volume is broken into several sections which explore the... more...

  • MOLECULAR PLANT PATHOLOGYby Matthew Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 80.85

    Studies of the interactions between plants and their viral, bacterial and fungal pathogens are of major importance in plant and crop production. More than 10% of potential agricultural yield is lost to these organisms annually worldwide, and major epidemics can cause significant local economic and environmental damage. Molecular Plant Pathology... more...

  • Key Experiments in Practical Developmental Biologyby Manuel Marí-Beffa; Jennifer Knight

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 45.00

    This 2005 manual presents 27 laboratory exercises for student practical classes in developmental biology. more...

  • Naturally Speakingby C.C. Gaither; Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 83.95

    In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of the subject. With this in mind, Naturally Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Biology, Botany, Nature and Zoology, Second Edition presents the largest compilation of published quotations on the natural world available so that readers can get a feel... more...

  • Perspectives in Astrobiologyby R.B. Hoover; A.Y. Rozanov; R.R. Paepe

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    Astrobiology is the multi-disciplinary field devoted to the investigation of the origin; physical, chemical and environmental limitations; and the distribution in space and time of life on Earth and in the Cosmos. Astrobiology seeks an answer to one of the most fundamental of all questions: Is Life Restricted to Planet Earth or is Life a Cosmic Imperative?... more...

  • Biology of the Nitrogen Cycleby Hermann Bothe; Stuart Ferguson; William E. Newton

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 79.95

    This edition is for special sale to ESF-COST only. Special cover and front matter printed. Otherwise the contents are the same as ISBN 0444528571/9780444528575. Be aware: this is an adjusted version of 9780444528575. This version is called the COST version. Prelims and cover will have to be printed seperately more...

  • World Spice Plantsby Johannes Seidemann

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 339.00

    Despite their long tradition spices are subject to international modern scientific research. This has made it necessary to disseminate knowledge to a large audience of interest. The book addresses this need by informing the reader about the complex worldwide use of spice plants. The many spice and aromatic plants are arranged in alphabetical order... more...