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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 – 2016-02-29 
    Apple Academic 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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Edible Seaweeds of the World

    By Leonel Pereira

    Seaweed is used in many countries for very different purposes - directly as food, especially in sushi, as a source of phycocolloids, extraction of compounds with antiviral, antibacterial or antitumor activity and as biofertilizers. About four million tons of seaweed are harvested annually worldwide…

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Nitrogen Metabolism in Rice

    By Pranab Basuchaudhuri

    Nitrogen is an essential primary nutrient for plant growth and development. With the demand for high growth and yield of plants and the depletion of organics in soil, nitrogen availability in soil has become insufficient. This simple and comprehensive book covers the important and current…

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Plants with Anti-Diabetes Mellitus Properties

    By Appian Subramoniam

    This book is the first in a decade to provide current information on plants that can be used to provide safe and effective medicines for the treatment of diabetes mellitus (DM). It includes a list of traditional medicinal plants suitable for possible use, important methods of in vivo and in vitro…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    CRC Press

  • Biochar in European Soils and Agriculture

    Science and Practice

    Edited by Simon Shackley, Greet Ruysschaert, Kor Zwart, Bruno Glaser

    This user-friendly book introduces biochar to potential users in the professional sphere. It de-mystifies the scientific, engineering and managerial issues surrounding biochar for the benefit of audiences including policy makers, landowners and farmers, land use, agricultural and environmental…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 

  • Botanical Miracles

    Chemistry of Plants That Changed the World

    By Raymond Cooper, Jeffrey John Deakin

    As the shortcomings of purely synthetic approaches to biochemical discovery and development are becoming more apparent, interest persists in the intriguing chemistry of natural products as sources of inspiration for unusual new compounds. Uniquely, this book relates the application of extracts from…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 
    CRC Press

  • Fungi

    Applications and Management Strategies

    Edited by Sunil K. Deshmukh, J. K. Misra, Jalpa P. Tewari, Tamas Papp

    The book deals with the application of fungi and the strategic management of some plant pathogens. It covers fungal bioactive metabolites, with emphasis on those secondary metabolites that are produced by various endophytes, their pharmaceutical and agricultural uses, regulation of the metabolites,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15 
    CRC Press
    Progress in Mycological Research

  • Applied Mathematics and Omics to Assess Crop Genetic Resources for Climate Change Adaptive Traits

    Edited by Abdallah Bari, Ardeshir B. Damania, Kenneth Street, Michael Mackay, Selvadurai Dayanandan

    Genetic diversity of crop plants is being further explored and exploited to generate higher crop yield, better disease resistance, and more nutritional value. This book focuses on using genetic resources to mitigate the effects of climate change and increase crop production. It emphasizes recent…

    Hardback – 2016-02-12 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Cucurbits

    Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology

    Edited by Mohammad Pessarakli

    The plant family Cucurbitaceae, also known as "cucurbits," consists of various squashes, melons, gourds, cucumbers, and pumpkins. This handbook contains information on cultural practices, nutrition, and physiological processes of cucurbits under both normal and stressful conditions. It presents the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-09 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Macro- and Microalgae

    An Overview

    Edited by F. Xavier Malcata, Sousa Pinto Isabel, Ana Catarina Afonso Guedes

    The marine environment accounts for most biodiversity on our planet, while offering a huge potential for citizens’ health and well-being. Its extensive resources already constitute the basis of many economic activities, but many more are expected in coming years. This book covers current knowledge…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
    CRC Press

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