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- Springer New York 2011; US$ 209.00
Narrative experiences of researchers that have investigated the sea beet populations around the world and worked with the wild plant One-of-a-kind text entirely devoted to sea beet Illustrated with both detailed line drawings and color photos more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 319.00
Trees are truly amazing! Woody species underpin vital terrestrial ecosystems, present a complex array of evolutionary novelties, and provide essential benefits and commodities. Trees play a key role in the major biogeochemical cycles, including water, oxygen, and nitrogen. Notably, forests are second only to oceans in the biological sequestration of... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2011; US$ 45.00
In this new, complete Guide to Texas Grasses , Robert B. Shaw and the team at the Texas A&M University Institute of Renewable Natural Resources provide an indispensable reference to the world?s most economically important plant family. After discussing the impact of grass on our everyday lives as food, biofuels, land restoration, erosion control,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
The Biology and Utilization of Grasses reviews current knowledge about grass biology, and it highlights the important role of grasses in human existence. It discusses many fundamental aspects of grass biology, including evolution and genetics, morphology, physiology, and ecology, with emphasis on the relationship of these basic concepts to the use... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 152.00
The diversity and specialization in orchid floral morphology have fascinated botanists and collectors for centuries. In the past 10 years, the orchid industry has been growing substantially worldwide. This interesting book focuses on the recent advances in orchid biotechnology research since the last 10 years in Taiwan. To advance the orchid industry,... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2005; US$ 67.00
The first in a series of four illustrated guides to identifying aquatic and standing water plants in the central Midwest, this convenient reference volume covers the 183 species of Cyperaceae. Robert H. Mohlenbrock includes three types of plants: submergents, those that spend their entire lives with their vegetative parts either completely submerged... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2002; US$ 67.00
Since the publication of the first edition of Grasses: Bromus to Paspalum in 1972, twenty-two additional taxa of grasses have been discovered in Illinois that are properly placed in this volume. In addition, numerous nomenclatural changes have occurred for plants previously discovered, and many distributional records have been added. New keys... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2001; US$ 57.00
Robert H. Mohlenbrock taught botany at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for thirty-four years, retiring with the title of Distinguished Professor. Mohlenbrock has been named SIU Outstanding Scholar and has received the SIU Alumnus Teacher of the Year Award, and the AMOCO Outstanding Teacher Award. Since 1984, he has been a monthly columnist... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2011; US$ 67.00
Sedges: Carex is the fourteenth volume of The Illustrated Flora of Illinois series and the sixth and last volume devoted to monocots-plants that have a single seed leaf, or cotyledon, upon germination. Since the volume's original publication in 1999, thirty-four additional species of plants have been recognized in Illinois. Some are discoveries... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 132.95
Mythopoesis/Meditation Botany and Introduction Section I: Chemistry Alkaloids Fatty Acids Flavonoids Glucosinolates and Isothiocyanates Minerals Proteins and Amino Acids Sterols Terpenoids and Other Volatile Compounds Excepting Isothiocyanates Vitamins Other Compounds Section II: Medical Uses Oxidative Tension Inflammation Rheumatism Lipid Dyscrasias... more...