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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...