Science titles now on Routledge Handbooks Online!

We are happy to announce the addition of 160+ science titles from our renowned imprint, CRC Press, to the Routledge Handbooks Online platform. Read chapters related to your research, enrich your findings and inform your own future publications with our new range of science titles.

Life Science

  • Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dongyou Liu

    Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens presents expert summaries on state-of-the-art diagnostic approaches for major animal viral pathogens, with a particular emphasis on identification and differentiation at the molecular level. Written by specialists in related research areas, each…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
    CRC Press

  • Glossary of Biotechnology & Agrobiotechnology Terms

    5th Edition

    By Kimball Nill

    The 5th edition of Glossary of Biotechnology and Agrobiotechnology Terms will be a significant expansion of the previous 4th edition. In the past decade, many new terms have been introduced due to the appearance and application of new crop plant breeding methods as well as technical advances in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Photosynthesis

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Pessarakli

    Since the publication of the previous editions of the Handbook of Photosynthesis, many new ideas on photosynthesis have emerged in the past decade that have drawn the attention of experts and researchers on the subject as well as interest from individuals in other disciplines. Updated to include 37…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28
    CRC Press
    Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment

  • Handbook of Cucurbits

    Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Pessarakli

    The Handbook of Cucurbits: Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology contains information on cultural practices, nutrition, and physiological processes of cucurbits under both normal and stressful conditions. It presents the history and importance of cucurbit crop production as well as exhaustive…

    Hardback – 2016-02-09
    CRC Press

  • Practical Handbook of Microbiology

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Emanuel Goldman, Lorrence H Green

    The Practical Handbook of Microbiology presents basic knowledge about working with microorganisms in a clear and concise form. It also provides in-depth information on important aspects of the field—from classical microbiology to genomics—in one easily accessible volume. This new edition retains…

    Hardback – 2015-06-04
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Plant Nutrition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Allen V. Barker, David J. Pilbeam

    In 2007, the first edition of Handbook of Plant Nutrition presented a compendium of information on the mineral nutrition of plants available at that time—and became a bestseller and trusted resource. Updated to reflect recent advances in knowledge of plant nutrition, the second edition continues…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    CRC Press

  • Manual of Security Sensitive Microbes and Toxins

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dongyou Liu

    Security sensitive microbes (viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites) and toxins, which are often referred to as the select agents and toxins, have the capacity to cause serious illness and death in humans, animals, and plants. Throughout history, these microbes and toxins have been exploited in…

    Hardback – 2014-04-08
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Pessarakli

    Continuous discoveries in plant and crop physiology have resulted in an abundance of new information since the publication of the second edition of the Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, necessitating a new edition to cover the latest advances in the field. Like its predecessors, the Third…

    Hardback – 2014-03-21
    CRC Press
    Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment

  • Handbook of African Medicinal Plants

    2nd Edition

    By Maurice M. Iwu

    With over 50,000 distinct species in sub-Saharan Africa alone, the African continent is endowed with an enormous wealth of plant resources. While more than 25 percent of known species have been used for several centuries in traditional African medicine for the prevention and treatment of diseases,…

    Hardback – 2014-02-04
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume III

    Animal Models, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jann Hau, Steven J. Schapiro

    While replacing and reducing the use of laboratory animals are integral parts of the 3Rs—replace, reduce, refine—which form the cornerstones of laboratory animal science, biomedical research involving animals remains absolutely essential for the advancement of the medical, veterinary, agricultural,…

    Hardback – 2013-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

    1st Edition

    By Ronald M. Atlas, James W. Snyder

    The detection and/or isolation and identification of pathogenic microorganisms is critical for the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases. With growth-dependant methods providing reliable means for identifying pathogens, traditional culturing continues to play an integral role in the detection…

    Hardback – 2013-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Plant Roots

    The Hidden Half, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    Edited by Amram Eshel, Tom Beeckman

    The decade since the publication of the third edition of this volume has been an era of great progress in biology in general and the plant sciences in particular. This is especially true with the advancements brought on by the sequencing of whole genomes of model organisms and the development of "…

    Hardback – 2013-04-17
    CRC Press

  • CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants

    Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set), 1st Edition

    By Umberto Quattrocchi

    "Following on the successes of two previous dictionary projects, the CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names and the CRC World Dictionary of the Grasses, Umberto Quattrocchi has undertaken this dictionary of economically important plants…. He has done for these plants what was so admirably done in his…

    Hardback – 2012-05-03
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Bioenergy Crop Plants

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chittaranjan Kole, Chandrashekhar P. Joshi, David R. Shonnard

    As the world’s population is projected to reach 10 billion or more by 2100, devastating fossil fuel shortages loom in the future unless more renewable alternatives to energy are developed. Bioenergy, in the form of cellulosic biomass, starch, sugar, and oils from crop plants, has emerged as one of…

    Hardback – 2012-03-22
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Molecular and Cellular Methods in Biology and Medicine

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Leland J. Cseke, Ara Kirakosyan, Peter B. Kaufman, Margaret V. Westfall

    Several milestones in biology have been achieved since the first publication of the Handbook of Molecular and Cellular Methods in Biology and Medicine. This is true particularly with respect to genome-level sequencing of higher eukaryotes, the invention of DNA microarray technology, advances in…

    Hardback – 2011-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Soil Sciences

    Resource Management and Environmental Impacts, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Pan Ming Huang, Yuncong Li, Malcolm E. Sumner

    An evolving, living organic/inorganic covering, soil is in dynamic equilibrium with the atmosphere above, the biosphere within, and the geology below. It acts as an anchor for roots, a purveyor of water and nutrients, a residence for a vast community of microorganisms and animals, a sanitizer of…

    Hardback – 2011-11-17
    CRC Press
    Handbook of Soil Science

  • Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume II

    Animal Models, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jann Hau, Steven J. Schapiro

    Biomedical research involving animals remains essential for the advancement of the medical, veterinary, agricultural, and biological sciences. Following in the footsteps of its predecessors, the Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume II, Third Edition: Animal Models explains in great detail…

    Hardback – 2011-04-22
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume I

    Essential Principles and Practices, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jann Hau, Steven J. Schapiro

    Laboratory animal testing provides most of our current knowledge of human physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, and pathology. From studies of genetics in fruit flies to studies of cellular processes in genetically modified mice to recent dramatic developments in genetics,…

    Hardback – 2010-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Pessarakli

    The dynamic and expanding knowledge of environmental stresses and their effects on plants and crops have resulted in the compilation of a large volume of information in the last ten years since the publication of the second edition of the Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress. With 90 percent new…

    Hardback – 2010-11-16
    CRC Press
    Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment

  • Pictorial Atlas of Soil and Seed Fungi

    Morphologies of Cultured Fungi and Key to Species,Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Tsuneo Watanabe

    Pictorial Atlas of Soil and Seed Fungi: Morphologies of Cultured Fungi and Key to Species, Third Edition describes and illustrates more than 515 fungal species, including: 49 oomycetous species belonging to seven genera 42 zygomycetous species belonging to 12 genera 52 ascomycetous species…

    Hardback – 2010-05-21
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin America

    1st Edition

    By James A. Duke

    Finalist for 2009 The Council on Botanical & Horticultural Libraries Literature Award! A Comprehensive Guide Addressing Safety, Efficacy, and Suitability About a quarter of all the medicines we use come from rainforest plants and more than 1,400 varieties of tropical plants are being…

    Hardback – 2008-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Cryo-Preparation Methods for Electron Microscopy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annie Cavalier, Daniele Spehner, Bruno M. Humbel

    While new discoveries have led to much dramatic growth in cryo-electron microscopy, researchers will never be able to take full advantage if they lack access to the details that make these techniques understandable and applicable. The Handbook of Cryo-Preparation Methods for Electron Microscopy…

    Hardback – 2008-10-02
    CRC Press
    Methods in Visualization

  • Duke's Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible

    1st Edition

    By James A. Duke

    Known for their ease of use, artful presentation of scientific information, and evidence-based approach, James Duke’s comprehensive handbooks are the cornerstone in the library of almost every alternative and complementary medicine practitioner and ethnobotanist. Using the successful format of…

    Hardback – 2007-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Laboratory Biosecurity Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Reynolds M. Salerno, Jennifer Gaudioso, Benjamin H. Brodsky

    By achieving a delicate balance between systems and practices, proper laboratory biosecurity reduces the risk of legitimate bioscience facilities becoming sources of pathogens and toxins for malicious use. Effective design and implementation of laboratory biosecurity depends on cooperation among…

    Hardback – 2007-06-21
    CRC Press

  • Functional Plant Ecology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Francisco Pugnaire, Fernando Valladares

    Following in the footsteps of the successful first edition, Functional Plant Ecology, Second Edition remains the most authoritative resource in this multidisciplinary field. Extensively revised and updated, this book investigates plant structure and behavior across the ecological spectrum. It…

    Hardback – 2007-06-20
    CRC Press
    Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Compendium

    1st Edition

    By Roger L. Lundblad

    While biomedical investigation has greatly advanced, investigators have lost touch with and inadvertently corrupted significant nomenclature at the foundation of their science. Nowadays, one has to be an insider to even understand the titles of journals, as modern biochemists have a tendency to…

    Hardback – 2007-06-08
    CRC Press

  • CRC World Dictionary of Grasses

    Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Umberto Quattrocchi

    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…

    Hardback – 2006-04-26
    CRC Press

  • The Handbook of Microbiological Media for the Examination of Food

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald M. Atlas

    Responding to an estimated 14 million cases of food-borne disease that occur every year in the United States alone, the Food and Drug Administration and US Department of Agriculture have begun implementing new regulations and guidance for the microbial testing of foods. Similarly, Europe and other…

    Hardback – 2006-01-13
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Corynebacterium glutamicum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lothar Eggeling, Michael Bott

    One of the most important organisms in biotechnology, Corynebacterium glutamicum is currently used to produce 2 million tons of amino acids per year for a rapidly expanding market. Until now, research and information have been scattered among individual papers which are often difficult to locate…

    Hardback – 2005-03-30
    CRC Press

  • Handbook on Clostridia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Duerre

    Clostridia is one of the largest bacterial genera with an enormous potential for biotechnical and medical applications. Despite growing scientific, medical, and industrial interest, information on basic methods, biochemical fundamentals, clinical practice, industrial applications, and novel…

    Hardback – 2005-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Principles and Reactions of Protein Extraction, Purification, and Characterization

    1st Edition

    By Hafiz Ahmed, Hafiz Ahmed PhD

    Principles and Reactions of Protein Extraction, Purification, and Characterization provides the mechanisms and experimental procedures for classic to cutting-edge techniques used in protein extraction, purification, and characterization. The author presents the principles and reactions behind each…

    Paperback – 2004-09-15
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Detection of Enzymes on Electrophoretic Gels

    2nd Edition

    By Gennady P. Manchenko

    Still widely used as gene markers, isozymes detected by zymogram techniques have proven valuable in a range of other biological applications over the last few years. Along with these new applications, many new techniques have also emerged. Yet more than eight years since the Handbook of Detection…

    Hardback – 2002-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Topical Antimicrobials

    Industrial Applications in Consumer Products and Pharmaceuticals, 1st Edition

    By Daryl S. Paulson

    This reference examines laboratory techniques and FDA and industry perspectives on medical, food service, and consumer product applications of antimicrobials. It offers methods to conduct investigations of effectiveness that simulate use of consumer, food, and medical antimicrobials in real-world…

    Hardback – 2002-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Concise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology

    2nd Edition

    By Pei-Show Juo

    Rapid advances in science, medicine, and molecular biology have created a large amount of new information on biomedicine and molecular biology. Keeping up with the latest information can become a cumbersome task for professionals and students working in these fields. Updated to include new…

    Hardback – 2001-12-21
    CRC Press

  • Concise Handbook of Experimental Methods for the Behavioral and Biological Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Jay E. Gould

    Although there are many books written on the principles and methods of experimentation, few are written in a succinct, comprehensive outline format. The Concise Handbook of Experimental Methods for the Behavioral and Biological Sciences is based on a popular course taught by the author for more…

    Paperback – 2001-12-20
    CRC Press