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  • Medicinal Plants and Malaria

    Applications, Trends, and Prospects

    By Woon-Chien Teng, Ho Han Kiat, Rossarin Suwanarusk, Hwee-Ling Koh

    Malaria is a potentially life-threatening disease that affects millions worldwide with a huge global disease burden, especially in Africa. More recently, the emergence and spread of multi-drug resistance in parts of Southeast Asia prompts the urgent need for novel and effective therapy against the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-19 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • 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 – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Urban Horticulture

    By Tina Marie Waliczek, Jayne Zajicek

    With urbanization, public green spaces within city environments are disappearing. Technological advances and the commonality of electronic devices result in people spending less time in nature. This book presents the importance of horticulture in urban areas and covers various types of communities…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook on the Morphology of Common Grasses

    Identification and Characterization of Caryopses and Seedlings

    By Dhara Gandhi, Susay Albert, Neeta Pandya

    The grass family is one of the largest and most diverse families in the plant kingdom and is of great economic value. Grasses provide human beings and domestic animals with the main necessities of life, add diversity to the landscape and stability to the ground surface, and also provide ornamental…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology

    By Devarajan Thangadurai, Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Muniswamy David

    Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology provides a complete overview of recent developments and applications in molecular mycology. It serves as a comprehensive guide for the identification of fungi and the application of fungal biomolecules in agriculture, food, environment, and pharmaceutical sectors…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Crop Diseases and Their Management

    Integrated Approaches

    Edited by Gireesh Chand, Santosh Kumar

    This important and comprehensive book is designed to provide information on crop diseases and how to manage those diseases. Covering a multitude of crops and diseases, the book presents integrated approaches on managing diseases that affect such crops as: Cereal and crop plants, such as maize,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Environmental Plant Physiology

    By Neil Willey

    Environmental Plant Physiology focuses on the physiology of plant-environment interactions, revealing plants as the key terrestrial intersection of the biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere. It provides a contemporary understanding of the topic by focusing on some of humankind's…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Garland Science

  • 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

    It was not until recent years that the study of polyamines, their mechanisms of synthesis, and the roles they play in metabolism have flourished, becoming a fertile field of intense research. Polyamines in Fungi: Their Distribution, Metabolism, and Role in Cell Differentiation and Morphogenesis…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • 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

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