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  • The Treeby Colin Tudge

    Crown/Archetype 2006; US$ 17.00

    A blend of history, science, philosophy, and environmentalism, The Tree is an engaging and elegant look at the life of the tree and what modern research tells us about their future. There are redwoods in California that were ancient by the time Columbus first landed, and pines still alive that germinated around the time humans invented writing.... more...

  • Practical Plant Identificationby James Cullen

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    An essential guide to the identification of the flowering plants native to northern temperate regions. more...

  • CRC World Dictionary of Grassesby Umberto Quattrocchi

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 845.00

    2008 NOMINEE The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Award for a Significant Work in Botanical or Horticultural Literature “… now we have easier and better access to grass data than ever before in human history. That is a marked step forward. Congratulazioni Professor Quattrocchi!” —Daniel F. Austin, writing in Economic... 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...

  • Plant Ecology, Herbivory, and Human Impact in Nordic Mountain Birch Forestsby Frans E. Wielgolaski; Staffan Karlsson; Seppo Neuvonen; Dietbert Thannheiser

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 333.29

    This work analyzes vegetation and soils, and investigates the influence of climate change, insect pests, grazing pressure by sheep and reindeer, construction of roads and other consequences of increasing tourism in the Nordic mountain birch forests. more...

  • Flowering Plants. Eudicotsby Klaus Kubitzki; C. Bayer; P.F. Stevens

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 321.35

    In this volume, the ninth of the series, treatments are offered for 52 families containing 432 genera belonging to 13 eudicot orders, many of which have recently been newly designed; four families remain unassigned to order. Emphasis is on the early-diverging eudicots and basal core eudicots the phylogenetic relationships and diversification of which... more...

  • The Geobiology and Ecology of Metasequoiaby Ben A. LePage; Christopher J. Williams; Hong Yang

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 226.96

    The plant fossil record provides evidence that the genus Metasequoia was widely distributed and experienced a wide range of climatic and environmental conditions throughout the Northern Hemisphere from the early Late Cretaceous to the Plio-Pleistocene. Today the genus is limited to one species with approximately 5,000 mature individuals growing in... more...

  • Progress in Botany 67by Karl Esser; Ulrich Lüttge; Wolfram Beyschlag; Jin Murata

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 464.70

    Completing the primary genomic sequence of Arabidopsis thaliana was a major milestone, being the first plant genome and well established as the premiere model species in plant biology. Since working drafts of rice (Oryza sativa L.) genome became available (Yu et al. 2002), it has become the s- ond-best model organism in plants representing monocotyledons.... more...

  • Biology and Chemistry of Jerusalem Artichokeby Stanley J. Kays; Stephen F. Nottingham

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 194.95

    A unique plant on many levels, the distinctive properties of the Jerusalem artichoke, or Helianthus tuberosus L., present novel answers to some of today's most pressing problems. The potential of Jerusalem artichoke as a source for inulin, a fructose polymer that may provide dietary health benefits for obesity, diabetes, and several other health issues... more...

  • Seagrassesby Stephen A. Bortone

    CRC Press 1999; US$ 172.95

    Seagrasses are becoming widely used as in situ indicators of the relative health and condition of subtropical and tropical estuarine ecosystems. To permit meaningful management of our estuaries, there is clearly a need to develop and refine ways of effectively monitoring and assessing seagrasses. Seagrasses: Monitoring, Ecology, Physiology, and Management... more...