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Biology, Productivity and Bioenergy of Timber-Yielding Plants An Experimental Technology by Ratikanta Maiti Biology, Productivity and Bioenergy of Timber-Yielding Plants An Experimental Technology

Face to the current global energy crisis, there is an urgent necessity of searching for alternatives to fossil fuels, and this book shows how timber is a promising resource for sustainable energy production. Northeast Mexico represents an important forest resource...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Edible Wild Plants: An alternative approach to food security by Shabnum Shaheen, Mushtaq Ahmad, Nida Haroon Edible Wild Plants: An alternative approach to food security
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This text focuses on underutilized wild plants that can help to reduce food deficiency in developing nations. Edible wild plants are viewed as a potential solution for overcoming food insecurity for families in these regions, with a specific focus on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Plant Germline Development Methods and Protocols by Anja Schmidt Plant Germline Development Methods and Protocols

This detailed volume explores common and numerous specialized methods to study various aspects of plant germline development and targeted manipulation, including imaging and hybridization techniques to study cell-type specification, cell lineage, signaling and hormones, cell cycle, and the cytoskeleton. In...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 13/09/2017

Sago Palm Multiple Contributions to Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods by Hiroshi Ehara Sago Palm Multiple Contributions to Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book addresses a wide variety of events and technologies concerning the sago palm, ranging from its botanical characteristics, culture and use to social conditions in the places where...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2017

Polyphenol Oxidases (PPOs) in Plants by Aravind Jukanti Polyphenol Oxidases (PPOs) in Plants

This book is first of its kind exclusively dedicated to plant polyphenol oxidases (PPOs), highlighting their importance in the food processing industry. By reviewing the scientific developments of the past several decades, it offers a comprehensive overview of various aspects...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2017

Red Clover Seed Production, Medicinal Uses, & Health & Environmental Benefits by Krystyna Zuk-Golaszewska Red Clover Seed Production, Medicinal Uses, & Health & Environmental Benefits


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/09/2017

Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics of Angiosperm Trees by Andrew Groover Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics of Angiosperm Trees

Marking the change in focus of tree genomics from single species to comparative approaches, this book covers biological, genomic, and evolutionary aspects of angiosperm trees that provide information and perspectives to support researchers broadening the focus of their research. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/09/2017

Plant Respiration and Internal Oxygen Methods and Protocols by Kapuganti Jagadis Gupta Plant Respiration and Internal Oxygen Methods and Protocols

This volume covers a wide range of methods to measure cellular respiration and internal oxygen in various tissues under different conditions. Chapters guide readers through informative experimental approaches, calorespirometry, isotope fractionation techniques, protocols for dual-inlet isotope ratio mass spectrometry, laser-capture...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Plant Protein Secretion Methods and Protocols by Liwen Jiang Plant Protein Secretion Methods and Protocols

This volume aims to provide an update on recent developments in protein secretion studies in plants versus yeast and mammalian systems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

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Volatiles and Food Security Role of Volatiles in Agro-ecosystems by Devendra Kumar Choudhary Volatiles and Food Security Role of Volatiles in Agro-ecosystems

This book presents research on volatiles produced by microbes and plants along with their biotechnological implications for sustainable agriculture. A greater understanding of how plants and microbes live together and benefit each other can provide new strategies to improve plant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Plant Chromatin Dynamics Methods and Protocols by Marian Bemer Plant Chromatin Dynamics Methods and Protocols

This volume provides a comprehensive collection of protocols that can be used to study plant chromatin structure and composition. Chapters divided into three sections detail the profiling of chromatin features in relation to epigenetic regulation, investigate the interaction between chromatin...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Chickpea Genome by Rajeev K. Varshney The Chickpea Genome

This book sheds new light on the chickpea genome sequencing and resequencing of chickpea germplasm lines and provides insights into classical genetics, cytogenetics, and trait mapping.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Endophytes: Crop Productivity and Protection Volume 2 by Dinesh K. Maheshwari Endophytes: Crop Productivity and Protection Volume 2

This book reviews the latest developments in our understanding of microbial endophytes and their potential applications in enhancing productivity and disease protection. It covers the latest discoveries regarding endophytes, their interactions with plants and their application in agricultural productivity and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Identification and Control of Common Weeds: Volume 2 by Zhenghao Xu, Yongliang Lu Identification and Control of Common Weeds: Volume 2
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This book introduces readers to nearly 600 common weeds. The Volume2 mainly focuses on fern and 216 species of weeds of magnoliids or dicotyledoneae.With the development of society and economics, weeds have become a recurring problem.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Identification and Control of Common Weeds: Volume 1 by Zhenghao Xu, Guoning Zhou Identification and Control of Common Weeds: Volume 1
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This book introduces readers to nearly 600 common weeds. The Volume1 mainly focuses on 126 species of grass weeds and 34 species of sedge weeds. With the development of society and economics, weeds have become a recurring problem.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Anatomical Adaptations of Halophytes A Review of Classic Literature and Recent Findings by Marius-Nicusor Grigore, Constantin Toma Anatomical Adaptations of Halophytes A Review of Classic Literature and Recent Findings
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This book describes important anatomical adaptations in halophytes, based on a large review of relevant literature (since the 17th century) and recent research findings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

Plant Pathology by Stephen (University of Plymouth, UK) Burchett, Sarah (University of Plymouth, UK) Burchett Plant Pathology
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Plant Pathology explores the topic of plant pathology and aligns classic studies and knowledge in the topic with the current state of research, in an accessible format. The text is supported by summary tables of key information and, where appropriate,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Ecology and Management of Terrestrial Vertebrate Invasive Species in the United States by William C. (National Wildlife Research Center, Hilo, Hawaii) Pitt Ecology and Management of Terrestrial Vertebrate Invasive Species in the United States
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This book presents information on vertebrate invasive species for which there is a history of policy and management in the United States. Part I presents information on policy and management topics associated with vertebrate invasive species, including biosecurity threats and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Harmal The Genus Peganum by Ephraim Philip Lansky, Helena Maaria Paavilainen Harmal The Genus Peganum
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Harmal (Syrian rue, Peganum harmala and its relatives) is an important medicinal plant of the Mediterranean and Indo-Iranian areas with a rich historical tradition of its use and a number of experimental modern applications. The unique pharmacological qualities of Harmal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants by Horst Marschner Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants

An understanding of the mineral nutrition of plants is of fundamental importance in both basic and applied plant sciences. The Second Edition of this book retains the aim of the first in presenting the principles of mineral nutrition in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Plants of Oceanic Islands Evolution, Biogeography, and Conservation of the Flora of the Juan Fernandez (Robinson Crusoe) Archipelago by Professor Tod Stuessy Plants of Oceanic Islands Evolution, Biogeography, and Conservation of the Flora of the Juan Fernandez (Robinson Crusoe) Archipelago

This book provides a comprehensive view of the origin and evolution of the plants of an entire oceanic archipelago.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Botanicum Poster Book by Professor Katherine J. Willis Botanicum Poster Book

This large-format poster book lets you decorate your walls with images from Katie Scott's Botanicum. Featuring plantlife of all kinds, from right around the world, it's a stunning celebration of all things botanical.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Foxtail Millet Genome by Manoj Prasad The Foxtail Millet Genome

This book presents up-to-date information on foxtail millet genomics, with a particular focus on its agronomic importance, genome architecture, marker development, evolutionary and diversity studies, comparative genomics and stress biology. The topics discussed have the potential to open up a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Maize Methods and Protocols by L. Mark Lagrimini Maize Methods and Protocols

This volume discusses techniques used for the molecular characterization of maize. This book is divided into 4 parts: cell, tissue, and organ culture and maize transformation; gene silencing and generation of mutant populations; plant gene expression; and plant metabolic networks....
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/11/2017

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The Medicinal Plant Industry by R. O. B. Wijesekera The Medicinal Plant Industry

As the medicinal plant industry blooms into a billion dollar business, it reaches beyond collection, propagation, harvesting and sale of crude vegetal drugs into product formulation, packaging and dispensing of sophisticated phyto-pharmaceuticals and herbal preparations. The scientific study of these...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Plant Tissue Culture Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition by Robert N. Trigiano Plant Tissue Culture Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition

Alternating between topic discussions and hands-on laboratory experiments that range from the in vitro flowering of roses to tissue culture of ferns, Plant Tissue Culture Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition, addresses the most current principles and methods in plant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary by James A. Duke Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary

The Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary presents an exciting new rainforest book, designed and conceived in the rainforest and dedicated to its preservation.The book contains concise accounts of the various uses to which prominent Amazonian plants are put by the local rainforest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Aizoaceae by Heidrun E. K. Hartmann Aizoaceae

About 15 years after the first edition of the Handbook of Aizoaceae, a wealth of changes can be reported for the family Aizoaceae, and this second edition brings a completely new survey over all taxonomic units from subfamilies down to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Flowering Plants: Asteraceae, Part 3 by Robert H. Mohlenbrock Flowering Plants: Asteraceae, Part 3

The third and final volume in botanist Robert H. Mohlenbrock's comprehensive sequence of books on the aster family in Illinois. In this volume, Mohlenbrock identifies 128 species in 49 genera with 11 hybrids and 57 lesser taxa. He provides an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Phylogeny and Evolution of the Angiosperms Revised and Updated Edition by Douglas Soltis, Pamela Soltis, Peter Endress, Mark Chase Phylogeny and Evolution of the Angiosperms Revised and Updated Edition
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Although they are relative latecomers on the evolutionary scene, having emerged only 135-170 million years ago, angiosperms or flowering plants are the most diverse and species-rich group of seed-producing land plants, comprising more than 13,000 genera and over 300,000 species....
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Kaplan's Principles of Plant Morphology by Chelsea D. Specht Kaplan's Principles of Plant Morphology

The principles of plant morphology are being brought into studies of crop development, biodiversity and evolution during climate change, and researchers are in need of a modern reference and textbook on the subject. This book defines the field of plant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/08/2017

A Guide to Britain's Rarest Plants by Christopher Dixon A Guide to Britain's Rarest Plants

This guide describes 66 native species of plants that have the most narrowly restricted ranges in Great Britain. Each species is shown together with its habitat, to allow the reader to better understand the ecological context, and other scarce plants...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency Molecular and Genomic Perspectives in Crop Plants by Mohammad Anwar Hossain, Takehiro Kamiya, David J. Burritt Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency Molecular and Genomic Perspectives in Crop Plants
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Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency presents an up-to-date overview of the latest research on the molecular and genetic basis of macro-nutrient use efficiency (NUE) in plants, and strategies that can be used to improve NUE and nutrient-associated stress tolerance in crop...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

Luigi Balugani's Drawings of African Plants by Paul Hulton Luigi Balugani's Drawings of African Plants

This work outlines the life of James Bruce of Kinnard, and Luigi Balugani and his relationship with James Bruce.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Aquatic Dicotyledons of North America Ecology, Life History, and Systematics by Donald H. (University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA) Les Aquatic Dicotyledons of North America Ecology, Life History, and Systematics
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Aquatic Dicotyledons of North America: Ecology, Life History, and Systematics brings together a wealth of information on the natural history, ecology, and systematics of North American aquatic plants. Most books on aquatic plants have a taxonomic focus and are intended...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Flora of Tropical East Africa - Hydrocharitaceae (1989) by R. M. Polhill Flora of Tropical East Africa - Hydrocharitaceae (1989)


Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Date Palm Biotechnology Protocols Volume I Tissue Culture Applications by Jameel M. Al-Khayri Date Palm Biotechnology Protocols Volume I Tissue Culture Applications

This two-volume book is a valuable resource to students, researchers, scientists, commercial producers, consultants and policymakers interested in agriculture or plant sciences particularly in date palm biotechnology. Date Palm Biotechnology Protocols, Volume 1: Tissue Culture and Applications is comprised of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Letters on the Elements of Botany Addressed to a Lady by Jean Jacques Rousseau Letters on the Elements of Botany Addressed to a Lady

A 1785 translation and continuation of Rousseau's work on botany, in a series of letters 'addressed to a lady'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

The Vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula Volume 2 by Javier Loidi The Vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula Volume 2

This book provides a compact, up-to-date and detailed overview of the vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula, a highly diverse part of Europe in the Mediterranean area. Written by a group of experienced researchers, the volume includes a first section with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

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