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Botany & plant sciences books

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Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices: 2 volume pack by P. (formerly Tata Tea and Tata Global Beverages, India) Ravindran Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices: 2 volume pack
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This highly illustrated reference works contains information on over 250 herb and spice species, covering taxonomy, botanical notes, chemical notes, functional properties, medicinal uses, culinary uses and safety issues.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

The Pigeonpea Genome by Rajeev K. (Icrisat Patancheru India) Varshney The Pigeonpea Genome

Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) is a crop of small land holding farmers in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. It has a number of usages starting from protein rich food to vegetarian families; fuel wood; nitrogen supplier to soil; recycling...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Maize Kernel Developmen by Brian A. (Associate Vice Chancellor for Life Sciences, University of Nebraska, USA) Larkins Maize Kernel Developmen
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This is an authoritative book that acts as a guide to understanding maize kernel development. Written by a team of experts, it covers topics spanning pre- and post-fertilization events, embryo and endosperm development, grain filling and maturation, and factors influencing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

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: 09/11/2017

Plants of the World by Maarten J. M. Christenhusz Plants of the World

This is the first comprehensive book to cover every vascular plant family in the world, including all families of lycopods, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

The Radish Genome by Takeshi Nishio The Radish Genome

This book summarizes the latest information and the status quo of radish genome studies to stimulate innovations and improvements in breeding techniques and to promote further advances in the field.Radish (Raphanus sativus) is a member of the Brassicaceae family and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

Plant Membrane Proteomics Methods and Protocols by Hans-Peter Mock Plant Membrane Proteomics Methods and Protocols

This volume provides comprehensive and detailed protocols that discuss proteomic techniques, plant endosomes, and isolation of organelles and subcellular fractions. The chapters in this book explore numerous plant species and cover topics, such as isolation and purity assessment of membranes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2017

The Plant Endoplasmic Reticulum Methods and Protocols by Chris Hawes The Plant Endoplasmic Reticulum Methods and Protocols

Chapters guide readers through application of modern microscopy techniques by fluorescence and electron microscopy, new protocols for analysing ER network structure, methods to purify and analyse ER membrane structure and to study protein glycosylation, protocols to study the unfolded protein...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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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A CRC title, part of the Taylor & Francis imprint, a member of the Taylor & Francis Group, the academic division of T&F Informa plc.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Endophytes: Biology and Biotechnology Volume 1 by Dinesh K. Maheshwari Endophytes: Biology and Biotechnology Volume 1

This book discusses the latest developments in our understanding of microbial endophytes, their ecology, diversity and potential biotechnological applications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

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

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The Peanut Genome by Rajeev K. (Icrisat Patancheru India) Varshney The Peanut Genome

This book presents the current state of the art in peanut genomics, focusing particularly on the latest genomic findings, tools and strategies employed in genome sequencing, transcriptomes and analysis, availability of public and private genomic resources, and ways to maximize...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Practical Manual on Plant Cytogenetics by Ram J. (University of Illinois, Urbana, USA) Singh Practical Manual on Plant Cytogenetics
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Plant cytogenetics and its methodology have progressed rapidly during the last decade. This book compiles information on plant cytogenetic techniques in the practical form of a laboratory manual. It combines theory with various methodological approaches along with classic and modern...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

Plant Bioinformatics Decoding the Phyta by Khalid Rehman Hakeem Plant Bioinformatics Decoding the Phyta

This book: (i) introduces fundamental and applied bioinformatics research in the field of plant life sciences; (ii) enlightens the potential users towards the recent advances in the development and application of novel computational methods available for the analysis and integration...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Vol 13: Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Susswasserflora von Mitteleuropa, Bd. 13: Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae) by Pavel Skaloud, Fabio Rindi, Christian Boedeker Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Vol 13: Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Susswasserflora von Mitteleuropa, Bd. 13: Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae)
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

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: 10/12/2017

Polyploidy: Recent Trends and Future Perspectives by Tanvir-Ul-Hassan Dar, Reiaz-Ul Rehman Polyploidy: Recent Trends and Future Perspectives
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This is the first book to present consolidated, up-to-date information regarding recent trends and future perspectives of polyploidy - a phenomenon that has played a pivotal role in the evolution of domesticated plants and a research area that has been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/12/2017

Artemisia Annua Prospects, Applications, and Therapeutic Uses by Tariq Aftab Artemisia Annua Prospects, Applications, and Therapeutic Uses

Artemisia annua is a well-known medicinal plant that has been utilized for a number of purposes, including malaria, for centuries. A component and extract, artemisinin, is the source of other derivatives which are also suitable for pharmaceutical use. The present...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/01/2018

Biotic Interactions by Pamela C. Ronald Biotic Interactions

The aim of this project is to produce a the world's most comprehensive reference in plant sciences. The Plant Sciences will be published both in print and online; the online text will be regularly updated to enable the reference to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2018

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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: 19/10/2017

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: 18/10/2017

The Calabar Bean and its Alkaloids From Magic, via Miracle, to Memory by Brian Robinson The Calabar Bean and its Alkaloids From Magic, via Miracle, to Memory

Investigations into Calabar beans (the dried ripe seeds of Physostigma venenosum) and their alkaloidal components compose a classical scientific journey throughout some one-and-a-half centuries and not only represent a fascinating aspect of the history of medicine but which is, moreover,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

The Soybean Genome by Henry T. (University of Missouri, Columbia, USA) Nguyen The Soybean Genome
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This book examines the application of soybean genome sequences to comparative, structural, and functional genomics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

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: 08/10/2017

Flora and Vegetation of the Czech Republic by Josef Chytry Flora and Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Main vegetation types are characterized in terms of their structure, distribution, ecology and dynamics, emphasizing the long-term vegetation changes since the late Pleistocene, historical impact of humans on vegetation and current changes in vegetation including the impact of alien species.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Flora of Tropical East Africa - Meliaceae (1991) by Brian Thomas Styles, Frank White Flora of Tropical East Africa - Meliaceae (1991)
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Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

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

To date, the use of chemicals to enhance plant growth or induced resistance in plants has been limited due to the negative effects and the difficulty in determining the optimal concentrations to benefit the plant.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Ethnobotany A Phytochemical Perspective by Barbara M. Schmidt Ethnobotany A Phytochemical Perspective

Ethnobotany: A Phytochemical Perspective explores the chemistry behind hundreds of plant medicines, dyes, fibers, flavors, poisons, insect repellants, and many other uses of botanicals.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Biology, Productivity and Bioenergy of Timber-Yielding Plants An Experimental Technology by Maginot Ngangyo Heya, Ratikanta Maiti, Rahim Pournavab, Artemio Carrillo-Parra Biology, Productivity and Bioenergy of Timber-Yielding Plants An Experimental Technology
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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: 17/09/2017

Wheat Biotechnology Methods and Protocols by Prem L. Bhalla Wheat Biotechnology Methods and Protocols

This detailed volume provides background on recent new technology developments highlighting the potential of the genomic era in wheat breeding with invaluable instruction on the methodology, which is complemented by overview chapters on the status of new technology application in...
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.
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 13/09/2017

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: 11/09/2017

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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Specific case studies are provided in which edible wild plants are used to reduce food insecurity, and the diversity of edible wild plants is studied from a global perspective. In developing countries, a significant obstacle to human survival is the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

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