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  • The Aloineaeby Herbert Parkes Riley; Shyamal K. Majumdar

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Aloineae, a tribe of several hundred species of succulent plants of the lily family, are ideal subjects for the study of karotypes and chromosome irregularities. This book brings together the major findings of a half-century of study of the Aloineae, with regard to polyploidy, aneuploidy, deletions, duplications, inversions, and translocations... more...

  • Flowering Plantsby Robert H. Mohlenbrock

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    This, the first of three volumes on the aster family planned for the Illustrated Flora of Illinois series, recognizes 388 species in 119 genera, as well as 20 hybrids and 73 lesser taxa. In Asteraceae, Part 1 , author Robert Mohlenbrock presents new and historic information in a clear and easy-to-read style. The volume provides an easy-to-use key... more...

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

    CRC Press 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...

  • Steviaby A. Douglas Kinghorn

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Stevia rebaudiana is a remarkable South American plant that has become widely used in certain parts of the world as a natural sweetening agent and dietary supplement. Purified extracts of S. rebaudiana have been used as sweeteners and flavor enhancers in the food industry in Japan for over a quarter of a century, and have been found to be up to 300... more...

  • Artemisiaby Colin W. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 159.95

    A comprehensive overview of this genus, Artemisia examines all aspects of the herbs uses and applications, its mode of action and clinical importance. Following a comprehensive introduction to the genus, the book discusses the botanical, phytochemical and biological aspects of a number of important species of Artemisis. Considering that the discovery... more...

  • Narcissus and Daffodilby Gordon R Hanks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Narcissus and Daffodil is the first book to provide a complete overview of the genus Narcissus. Prized for centuries in western Europe as an ornamental plant, it has recently attracted attention as a source of potentially valuable pharmaceuticals. In eastern European countries, however, Narcissus and other Amaryllidaceae have been valued as a source... more...

  • Citrusby Giovanni Dugo; Angelo Di Giacomo

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    The world production of citrus fruit has risen enormously, leaping from forty-five million tons a year to eighty-five million in the last 30 years. Today, the potential applications of their essential oils are growing wider, with nearly 40% of fresh produce processed for industrial purposes. Citrus: The Genus Citrus offers comprehensive coverage on... more...

  • Neemby H.S. Puri

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 184.95

    This comprehensive review on neem is an excellent collation of observations and research efforts by botanists, taxonomists and medical practitioners and will be of interest to everyone with an interest involved in medicinal and aromatic plant research. more...

  • Carawayby Eva Nemeth

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Caraway, the seventh volume in the series Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles, collects together all of the existing information in connection with the biology, chemistry, agrotechnology and utilization of the plant genus Carum. After an overview on all Carum species, it deals mainly with th most important species Carum carvi L. The... more...

  • Tea Treeby Ian Southwell; Robert Lowe

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    An up-to-date review of this popular medicinal plant genus, this book will be of interest to all those concerned with the study and use of medicinal plants and provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the status of tea tree. more...