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  • Population Biology of Grassesby G. P. Cheplick; A. D. Bradshaw

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 71.00

    A synthesis of how grass populations interact with their environment and undergo evolutionary changes over time. more...

  • Manual of Grasses for North Americaby Mary E. Barkworth; Laurel K. Anderton; Kathleen M. Capels; Sandy Long; Michael B. Piep

    Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 67.95

    Grasses are the world’s most important plants. They are the dominant species over large parts of the earth’s land surface, a fact that is reflected in the many different words that exist for grasslands, words such as prairie, veldt, palouse, and pampas to mention just a few. As a group, grasses are of major ecological importance, as... more...

  • Phyllanthus Speciesby Ramadasan Kuttan; K.B. Harikumar

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 146.95

    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...

  • Handy Pocket Guide to Orchidsby David P. Banks

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.95

    Features over 120 orchid species found in Southeast Asia and contains more than 130 color photographs. more...

  • Citrus bergamiaby Ivana Bonaccorsi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95

    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...

  • Biotechnology of Crucifersby Surinder Kumar Gupta

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    Despite the recent advances made in the improvement of crucifer crops using conventional breeding techniques, the yield levels and the oil and meal quality could not be improved as expected. The understanding of genetic material (DNA/RNA) and its manipulation by scientists has provided the opportunity to improve crucifers by increasing its diversity... more...

  • Global Seagrass Research Methodsby F.T. Short; R.G. Coles

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 315.00

    This thorough and informative volume presents a set of detailed, globally applicable techniques for seagrass research. The book provides methods for all aspects of seagrass science from basic plant collection to statistical approaches and investigations of plant-animal interaction. The emphasis is on methods that are applicable in both developing... more...

  • Corkby Helena Pereira

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 145.00

    This comprehensive book describes cork as a natural product, as an industrial raw-materials, and as a wine bottle closure. From its formation in the outer bark of the cork oak tree to the properties that are of relevance to its use, cork is presented and explained including its physical and mechanical properties. The industrial processing of cork... more...

  • Vetiveriaby Massimo Maffei

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 154.95

    Vetiveria is one of the most versatile genera in plant kingdom. For example, the species Vetiveria zizanoides produces oderous roots from which a precious essential oil is distilled and used in a variety of applications from perfumery to ethnopharmacology. The same roots give the plant particular characteristics that make it a valuable natural barrier... more...

  • Urticaby Gulsel M. Kavalali

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 146.95

    Plants from the genera Urtica, often better known as the stinging nettle, can be distinguished by their stinging hairs, and in some species, their serrated leaf edges. Historical records of the various uses of Urtica date back to at least the Bronze Age (3000-2000 BC). Nettles have traditionally been used as a nutritious food source particularly in... more...