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- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 224.99
For centuries orchids have been among the most popular of plant families, with thousands of species and hybrids cultivated worldwide for the diversity, beauty, and intricacy of their flowers.The Genera Orchidacearum series represents a robust and natural classification of the orchids, something that has eluded plant scientists and orchid enthusiasts... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17
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...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 214.00
Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. Currently in its 74th volume, the series features several reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology, and ecology. This volume features reviews on the... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
The Cactaceae family, with about sixteen hundred species, is cultivated worldwide for fruits, forage, fodder, and even as a vegetable. Cacti are recognized for their attractive flowers, special stem shapes, and ability to tolerate drought. Because of their efficient use of water and other adaptations, biological and agronomic interest in cacti has... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 39.95
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...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 25.00
The first and only fully illustrated field guide to the orchids of Minnesota, this volume is both a field guide and a flora of scholarly quality. Includes a section on the biology of orchids (anatomy, physiology, ecology, and geographical distribution), a key to the orchid genera and a description of each of the 43 orchid species native to Minnesota.... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 269.00
This is the first book on Rosaceae genomics. It covers progress in recent genomic research among the Rosaceae, grounding this firmly in the historical context of genetic studies and in the application of genomics technologies for crop development. more...