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  • Genomics of the Saccharinaeby Andrew H. Paterson

    Springer 2012; US$ 239.00

    The Saccharinae clade of the Poaceae (grass) family of flowering plants includes several important crops with a rich history of contributions to humanity and the promise of still-greater contributions, as a result of some of the highest biomass productivity levels known, resilience to drought and other environmental challenges that are likely to increase,... more...

  • Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Cropby Bir Bahadur; Mulpuri Sujatha; Nicolas Carels

    Springer 2012; US$ 209.00

    Jatropha curcas or Physic Nut is a small tree (bush plant) that produces fruits under tropical climate. The fruits contained seed that are 40 percent oil rich. This oil is excellent for biodiesel. The bush is a now new coming crop because it may cope with harsh environmental conditions such as semi-aridity and poor land. It is considered as one alternative... more...

  • Handy Pocket Guide to Orchidsby David P. Banks

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.95

    Features over 120 orchid species found in Southeast Asia and contains more than 130 color photographs. more...

  • Momordica genus in Asia - An Overviewby L.K. Bharathi; K Joseph John

    Springer 2013; US$ 139.00

    Asiatic Momordica comprises 10 species of which 3 are monoecious and rest dioecious. They are unique in the sense that all are wild or cultivated vegetables with medicinal uses. Barring bitter gourd, all are under utilized vegetables with little research and conservation efforts. In this book, the authors have presented the available information on... more...

  • Sedgesby Robert H. Mohlenbrock

    Southern Illinois University Press 2001; US$ 57.00

    This second edition of Sedges: Cyperus to Scleria brings up to date the identification of species of sedges in Illinois (except Carex ) since publication of the first edition in 1976. During the intervening years, several additions to the sedge flora of Illinois have been made, and many new distributional records have been added. Also, a large... more...

  • Caperby Ephraim Philip Lansky; Helena Maaria Paavilainen; Shifra Lansky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 129.95

    Caper: The Genus Capparis presents a pharmacognostic and ethnopharmacological exploration of the genus Capparis , emphasizing its medicinal potential. There is a long history of safe usage of Capparis parts both in diet and as plant drugs throughout the world, and the details of this usage are summarized in 39 tables covering numerous Capparis... more...

  • Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6by Alec M. Pridgeon; Phillip J. Cribb; Mark W. Chase

    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...

  • Gentianaceaeby Lena Struwe; Victor A. Albert

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 207.00

    A comprehensive review containing the first classification of the entire family to be published for over 100 years. more...

  • Cactiby Park S. Nobel

    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...

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa - Alliaceae (2003)by H.J. Beentje

    Taylor & Francis 2003; US$ 21.95

    Acaulescent or short-stemmed biennial or perennial geophytes. Stem usually swollen to form a bulb or tuberous rhizome, rarely a corm, covered with the dry remains of sheathing leaf-bases. Leaves linear, filiform, lanceolate or rarely ovate, flat, terete or cylindrical and hollow, bases sheathing, veins parallel. Scape leafless, terete, flat or cylindrical... more...