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  • Flora of tropical East Africa - Callitrichaceae (2003)by H.J. Beentje

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in close collaboration with the East African Herbarium and in liaison with the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi and the Makerere University, this series is designed to the highest academic standards and is a useful reference for anyone concerned with the identification and utilization... more...

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa - Alliaceae (2003)by Sarah Smith; Jonathan Stansbie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Acaulescent or short-stemmed biennial or perennial geophytes. Stem usually swollen to form a bulb or tuberous rhizome, rarely a corm, covered with the dry remains of sheathing leaf-bases. Leaves linear, filiform, lanceolate or rarely ovate, flat, terete or cylindrical and hollow, bases sheathing, veins parallel. Scape leafless, terete, flat or cylindrical... more...

  • Grassesby Stephen Harris

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 27.00

    Most people have memories of playing on well-manicured lawns or running across the flat green surface of a local park, but we often don?t think of grasses as something we consume. Indeed, grasses include four species?wheat, rice, maize, and sugar?that provide sixty percent of human calorie intake, and we become more and more dependent on these as... more...

  • Alles über psychoaktive Kakteenby Markus Berger

    Nachtschatten Verlag 2014; US$ 15.99

    Sie sind echte Speisen der Götter: die psychoaktiven Kakteen. Diese vielgestaltigen Pflanzen haben berauschende, psychedelische, aufmunternde und betäubende Eigenschaften. Sie sind Heilmittel und Entheogen zugleich. Und damit ein unentbehrlicher Teil indianischer Kultur und Tradition. Innerhalb der sogenannten Zivilisation ist von diesen bewusstseinsverändernden... more...

  • Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6by Alec M. Pridgeon; Phillip J. Cribb; Mark W. Chase

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 224.99

    For centuries orchids have been among the most popular of plant families, with thousands of species and hybrids cultivated worldwide for the diversity, beauty, and intricacy of their flowers.The Genera Orchidacearum series represents a robust and natural classification of the orchids, something that has eluded plant scientists and orchid enthusiasts... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 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...

  • Citrus bergamiaby Giovanni Dugo

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 139.95

    This book presents the most current research on all aspects of bergamot and its derivatives, including the history, botany, agro-culture, taxonomy, analytical chemistry, possible contamination, biological properties, and uses. The text provides a fundamental reference for all who are interested in one or more aspects relative to bergamot and its derivatives.... 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...

  • Ayahuasca, eine Kritik der psychedelischen Vernunftby Govert Derix

    Nachtschatten Verlag 2013; US$ 11.99

    Philosophen haben unseren Verstand eine Insel inmitten eines unbegreiflichen Ozeans genannt. Wer versucht, die Insel zu verlassen, verstrickt sich in Paradoxe, verirrt sich in Gebiete, über die man besser schweigt, oder läuft Gefahr, bei der Konfrontation mit dem Spiegelbild der eigenen Irrationalität den Verstand zu verlieren. Dieses Buch steht im... more...

  • Momordica genus in Asia - An Overviewby L.K. Bharathi; K Joseph John

    Springer 2013; US$ 139.00

    Asiatic Momordica comprises 10 species of which 3 are monoecious and rest dioecious. They are unique in the sense that all are wild or cultivated vegetables with medicinal uses. Barring bitter gourd, all are under utilized vegetables with little research and conservation efforts. In this book, the authors have presented the available information on... more...