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- Springer New York 2012; US$ 227.54
Rising interest in biofuels, concern over a looming global water crisis, a need for precise, environmentally benign weed control: these factors are driving new research on the Saccharinae clade. This book reviews recent progress and anticipates new advances. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 206.85
Jatropha curcas or Physic Nut produces fruits under tropical climate that contain seeds that are an excellent source for biodiesel. This book examines ways this plant can be transformed into a successful industrial crop and viable resource for production. more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 154.95
The genus Phyllanthus has over 1,000 species distributed worldwide, many of which have been used indigenously for the treatment of a variety of ailments for generations. Researchers have developed ways to analyze the potential of these plants and demonstrated the pharmacological action and various chemical entities present in each of them. They... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99
Learn all about beautiful orchids with this useful and portable flower reference book. This handy field guide provides an excellent introduction to over 120 exotic orchid species found in Thailand, many unique to the region. Included are full-color photographs of their extraordinary beautiful blooms and a wealth of expert botanical information.... more...
- Springer India 2013; US$ 130.64
Illustrated with color maps and photographs depicting habitat, morphology and distribution of individual taxa, this book collects information on Asiatic Momordica, including taxonomy, cytogenetics, crop improvement, origin, ethnobotany and crop production. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 249.32
In this volume, 24 flowering plant families comprising a total of 911 genera are treated. They represent the asterid order Lamiales except for Acanthaceae (including Avicenniaceae), which will be included in a later volume. Although most of the constituent families of the order have been recognized as being closely related long ago, the inclusion... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 169.95
In Calabria, Italy, where bergamot has been successfully cultivated since the eighteenth century, it is commonly defined as "the prince of the Citrus genus." Written by an international panel of experts from multiple disciplines, Citrus bergamia: Bergamot and its Derivatives represents the most complete treatise on bergamot and its derivatives currently... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 152.41
This book examines recent advances in the field and looks to the future of genetic engineering and manipulation. It will benefit students, nutritionists, and biotechnologists, as well as researchers engaged in the improvement of Brassicas. more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95
The genus Rhodiola (Family Crassulaceae) is indigenous to Northern Canada, Europe and Asia where its rhizomes and roots have been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. Recent interest in the species Rhodiola rosea (roseroot) in the West arose from the use of the rhizome as an adaptogen for the treatment of stress, but in the last few years,... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95
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...