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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 49.95
The book is based on the author's life time experience in exploring and researching the genus Avena . It describes some great events in oat research and minor stories along the way. It will be of interest and value to all those working with oats and to students and scientists of crop evolution, including those dealing with collecting and conserving... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 299.00
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...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 189.00
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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 234.75
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$ 213.40
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...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 241.38
Genetics and Genomics of Populus provides an in depth description of the genetic and genomic tools and approaches for Populus. It examines the biology that has been elucidated using genomics, and looks to the future of this unique model plant. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 179.70
This unique reference work presents the first comprehensive taxonomy of Coryphantha, with a complete key to the genus. It contains a new taxonomic classification of all 43 species and 11 subspecies, with morphological and ecological descriptions. These cacti, which grow in Mexico and southern USA, are characterized by their typical grooved tubercles... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 380.77
1. 1 Philosophy and Aims of this Book 1. 1. 1 The Large Solanales Families as a Topic Solanales are from the Mid-Cretaceous (stem node age: 106 my; crown node age: 100 my) (Bremer et al. 2004). Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae are sisters represe- ing the two large families of this order. Their last common ancestor lived about 70 my ago (Durbin et al.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 146.01
As employed here the term grass applies only to species included in the Poaceae, one of the largest families of flowering plants. However, the word is often applied to any herbaceous plant with long, narrow leaves. A similar view was adopted by the Ancients. The Greeks applied the words poa, poe and agrostis to herbaceous plants in general and the... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95
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...