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- De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 3.88
De la gran familia de las palmeras hemos seleccionado 30 especies: Caryota mitis, Howea forsteriana, Phoenix rupicola? desvelan aquí sus secretos en unas fichas ilustradas que recogen informaciones y consejos de todo tipo. Este libro es una auténtica herramienta para el jardinero: impreso en un papel muy resistente, podrá tenerlo siempre al alcance... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 27.00
Most people have memories of playing on well-manicured lawns or running across the flat green surface of a local park, but we often don?t think of grasses as something we consume. Indeed, grasses include four species?wheat, rice, maize, and sugar?that provide sixty percent of human calorie intake, and we become more and more dependent on these as... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 26.95
Grasses and grasslands are of increasing interest to conservationists, biologists, and gardeners. There are more than 300 species of native California grasses and they are found in almost every climate?from cool, wet forests to hot, dry deserts. Native grasses are also important to land restoration as they improve soil quality, increase water infiltration,... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99
Waterton Lakes National Park is a place where the mountains meet the prairie, a unique juxtaposition of prairie flatlands and some of the most ancient mountains in the Canadian Rockies. Protecting 525 square kilometres (203 square miles) in the southwest corner of Alberta, the park is bordered by British Columbia on the west, Montana to... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 1997; US$ 150.00
Written to help the forest industry assess wood quality by using non-destructive samples taken from specific points within a tree. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 30.00
Though often considered exotic and rare, orchids actually can be found across climates and continents—and Minnesota is no exception. The state is home to forty-nine wild orchids, occurring in every county. With a little patience, a modicum of outdoor experience, and this handy book, any Minnesotan can discover the common species of orchids in... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 150.95
Written by researchers representing six countries and 28 institutions, this book highlights the development of the genus Populus as a model organism for tree genomics. Reflecting an impressive depth of coverage, the contributors? thorough reviews and analyses of Populus genomics provide insight into future discoveries about the basic biology of... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 224.99
This sixth and final volume in the Genera Orchidacearum series treats 140 genera in tribes Dendrobieae and Vandeae of the largest subfamily, Epidendroideae, including some of the showiest orchids often used in hybridizing. more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 37.99
To study a plant in detail is to make a fascinating journey of discovery. Even plants we think we know well will often surprise us as we look at the intricacy of their structure and how they are put together. This fascinating guide explains what flowering plants are and their relationship to other groups of plants. With drawings, paintings and photographs... more...
- Windgather Press 2006; US$ 24.00
A cultural and ecological biography of the black poplar in Britain. Fiona cooper explores the tree's historic place in the landscape, and how it has played a role in folklore and in the work of poets such as William Cowper. She explains how the tree has been used through the centuries as timber and in medicine, and then addresses the question of... more...