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  • 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...

  • Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae: Secondary Metabolitesby Eckart Eich

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 399.62

    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...

  • Etymological Dictionary of Grassesby Harold T. Clifford; Peter D. Bostock

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 153.24

    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...

  • Flowering Plants. Eudicotsby Joachim W. Kadereit; Charles Jeffrey

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 317.10

    This volume contains a complete systematic treatment of the flowering plant order Asterales. This comprises 12 families with approx. 1,720 genera and about 26,300 species. Identification keys are provided for all genera, and likely phylogenetic relationships are discussed extensively. The wealth of information contained in this volume makes it an... more...

  • Flowering Plantsby Armen Takhtajan

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 328.89

    This book presents a concise, significantly revised system of plant classification based on recent studies in plant morphology, embryology, phytochemistry, cytology, molecular biology and palynology. more...

  • Grasses of the Intermountain Regionby Laurel K. Anderton; Mary E. Barkworth

    Utah State University Press 2009; US$ 62.95

    Grasses of the Intermountain Region is a modification of the two grass volumes of the Flora of North America (FNA). It is designed for identifying members of the Poaceae in the region between the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains, and is intended for use by botanists working with the grasses in this intermountain region of North America. The reduction... more...

  • Australian Palmsby John Leslie Dowe

    CSIRO Publishing 2010; US$ 126.00

    A comprehensive introduction to the 60 species of palm found in Australia and the culmination of over 20 years of research. more...

  • Burrowing Shrimps and Seagrass Dynamics in Shallow-Water Meadows off Bolinao (New Philippines)by Hildie Maria E. Nacorda

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 71.95

    Based on research in Bolinao, this book assesses the importance of small-scale disturbance by burrowing shrimps. It covers the distribution of burrowing shrimp disturbance, the behavior of the snapping shrimp Alpheus macellarius in situ and as observed from tank experiments, and the effects of short-term burial and leaf clipping on the growth patterns... more...

  • Clusiaby Ulrich Lüttge

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 200.39

    Clusia is the only dicotyledonous tree genus with crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM), and in some cases all variants of CAM can be expressed in one given species. These unique features as well as Clusia's extreme flexibility have put it in the limelight of international research. The studies presented in this volume embrace anatomy, morphology... more...

  • Native Grassesby Meredith Mitchell

    Landlinks Press 2002; US$ 21.95

    An easy-to-use tool for identifying some of the most common native grasses in temperate Australia. more...