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  • Ethnobotany of India

    Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and Deccan

    By T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur

    Ethnobotany of India: Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and Adjacent Deccan, the first of a five-volume set, provides an informative overview of human-plant interrelationships in this southern area of India. The volume looks at the ethnic diversity, ethnobotany, ethnomedicine, ethnoveterinary medicine, and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Ethnobotany of India

    Volume 2: Western Ghats and West Coast of Peninsular India

    By T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur

    This is the second of a five-volume set. This series of volumes on the ethnobotany of different regions of India melds important knowledge in one place. India is one of the most important regions of the old world and has culturally rich and diverse knowledge systems. The expert authors have been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Silicon in Plants

    Advances and Future Prospects

    Edited by Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Vijay Pratap Singh, Parvaiz Ahmad, Devendra Kumar Chauhan, Sheo Mohan Prasad

    There is increasing interest in the effects of silicon on plant growth and development as well as crop yields. Silicon has beneficial effects on plants, including increased photosynthetic activity, better disease resistance, reduced mineral toxicity, improvement of nutrient imbalance, and enhanced…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Anti-Diabetes Mellitus Plants

    Active Principles, Mechanisms of Action and Sustainable Utilization

    By Appian Subramoniam

    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is affecting more than 7% of the world population; it is on the rise both in prevalence and severity. There is a demand for novel safe and effective medicines due to the limited efficacy and undesirable side effects of current conventional drugs. Plants have always been a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    CRC Press

  • Crop Breeding

    Bioinformatics and Preparing for Climate Change

    Edited by Santosh Kumar

    Climate change will severely impact the world’s food supply unless steps are taken to increase crop resilience. Otherwise, the negative effects on both the yield and the quality of crop plants are predicted to be immense. Plant genomics is a potentially powerful defense against this looming threat.…

    Hardback – 2016-07-31 
    Apple Academic 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 – 2016-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Phytopathogen

    Evolution and Adaptation

    Edited by Abhijeet Ghatak, Mohammad Ansar

    So often new phytopathogens emerge and appear primarily in acute form and then take a chronic form; such populations, however, in general have a limited appearance because of the lack of suitable environmental conditions. The emergence of new pathogens needs to be explored in the light of their…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Phylogenetic Systematics

    Haeckel to Hennig

    By Olivier Rieppel

    Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig traces the development of phylogenetic systematics against the foil of idealistic morphology through 100 years of German biology. It starts with the iconic Ernst Haeckel—the German Darwin from Jena—and the evolutionary morphology he developed. It ends…

    Hardback – 2016-06-24 
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Greenhouse Pest Management

    By Raymond A. Cloyd

    As the sustainable agriculture movement has grown, there has been a dramatic increase in the production of horticultural crops in greenhouses worldwide. Although there are numerous publications associated with pest management in greenhouses, Greenhouse Pest Management is the first comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07 
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Molecular Cell Biology of the Growth and Differentiation of Plant Cells

    Edited by Ray J. Rose

    This book encompasses cell division, cell expansion, and differentiation, which is the cellular basis of plant growth and development. The dynamics of cellular organelles are considered in the context of these processes. Advances in the visualization of organelles using molecular probes and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07 
    CRC Press

  • Australian Native Plants

    Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries

    Edited by Yasmina Sultanbawa, Fazal Sultanbawa

    Australian Native Plants: Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries provides a comprehensive overview of native food crops commercially grown in Australia that possess nutritional and health properties largely unknown on a global basis. These native foods have been consumed…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo A.H. Lamers, V. Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

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