Botany Products

  • Safety Concerns for Herbal Drugs

    By Divya Vohora, S. B. Vohora

    It is widely believed and repeatedly stated that herbal drugs, being natural, are devoid of all toxic or adverse effects. This misconception often leads to the misuse of herbal drugs either independently or in combination with other drugs. This book embodies a survey of about 1500 medicinal plants…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    CRC Press

  • Evolution by Natural Selection

    Confidence, Evidence and the Gap

    By Michaelis Michael

    Is the theory of evolution by means of natural selection a tautology? This book explores the explanatory structure of Darwin’s theory at a time when selectionist explanations are being brought forward to explain a wider and wider range of phenomena.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Polyamines in Fungi

    Their Distribution, Metabolism, and Role in Cell Differentiation and Morphogenesis

    By Laura Valdés-Santiago, José Ruiz-Herrera

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of the various aspects of polyamines in fungi as compared to other organisms. It covers all aspects of polyamine metabolism and the biological function of polyamines in stress and cell integrity.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03 
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Temperate Crop Science and Breeding

    Ecological and Genetic Studies

    Edited by Sarra Abramovna Bekuzarova, Nina Anatolievna Bome, Anatoly Ivanovich Opalko, Larissa I. Weisfeld

    This new collection covers a wide variety of research on the ecological aspects of crops growing under stress conditions due to atmospheric changes and pollution and the impact on both plant and human health. The book provides research that will help to find ways to overcome adverse abiotic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Handbook of Essential Oils

    Science, Technology, and Applications, Second Edition

    Edited by K. Husnu Can Baser, Gerhard Buchbauer

    The second edition of Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications provides a much-needed compilation of information related to the development, use, and marketing of essential oils. It focuses particularly on the chemistry, pharmacology, and biological activities of essential…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    CRC Press

  • Therapeutic Medicinal Plants

    From Lab to the Market

    Edited by Marta C.T. Duarte, Mahendra Rai

    Medicinal plants have been used in the prevention, diagnosis, and elimination of diseases based on the practical experience of thousands of years. There is a pressing need to initiate and transform laboratory research into fruitful formulations leading to the development of newer products for the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Halophytic and Salt Tolerant Feedstuffs

    Impacts on Nutrition, Physiology and Reproduction of Livestock

    By Hassan M. El Shaer, Victor Roy Squires

    Naturally occurring salt tolerant and halophytic plants (trees, shrubs, grasses, and forbs) have always been utilized by livestock as a supplement or drought reserve. Salt tolerant forage and fodder crops are now being planted over wide areas. Increasingly, large-scale production of fodder on…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species

    Edited by Emil Olafsson

    Marine macrophytes (macroalgae, seagrasses, and mangroves) comprise thousands of species distributed in shallow water areas along the world’s coastlines. They play a key role in marine ecosystems regarding biodiversity and energy flow. A large proportion of macrophyte species can be characterised…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    CRC Press

  • Natural Products Desk Reference

    By John Buckingham, Caroline M. Cooper, Rupert Purchase

    Written by a group of experts affiliated with the prestigious Dictionary of Natural Products, this book provides a concise overview of the key structural types of natural products and their interrelationship. A structurally diverse group, ranging from simple aliphatic carbon chains to high…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    Edited by Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, each with an editorial…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops

    By Chirantan Chattopadhyay, S. J. Kolte, Farid Waliyar

    Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops presents an unprecedentedly thorough collection of information on the diseases of cultivated annual oilseed crops, including peanut, rapeseed-mustard, sesame, soybean, sunflower, and safflower. Written by internationally recognized researchers, this book covers and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-23 
    CRC Press

  • Seed Inoculation, Coating and Precision Pelleting

    Science, Technology and Practical Applications

    By Gerald M. Bennett, John Lloyd

    Seed inoculation is the practice of effectively introducing a high number of nitrogen-fixing bacteria (Rhizobium or Bradyrhizobium) on the surface of legume seeds prior to planting. The bacteria penetrates the root, resulting in the formation of root nodules that fix nitrogen from the air, and make…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    CRC Press

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