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  • Miscanthus for Bioenergy Production

    Crop Production, Utilization and Climate Change Mitigation, 1st Edition

    By Michael B. Jones

    Miscanthus has been enthusiastically promoted as a second generation biomass crop, and this book provides a comprehensive review of this knowledge. Miscanthus, also known as elephant grass, is a high yielding grass crop that grows over three metres tall, resembles bamboo and produces a crop every…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Plant Minds

    A Philosophical Defense, 1st Edition

    By Chauncey Maher

    The idea that plants have minds can sound improbable, but some widely respected contemporary scientists and philosophers find it plausible. It turns out to be rather tricky to vindicate the presumption that plants do not have minds, for doing so requires getting clear about what plants can do and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Asymmetry in Plants

    Biology of Handedness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bir Bahadur, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Manoranjan Ghose, S. John Adams

    Plants exhibit forms of asymmetry analogous to "handedness" in bilaterally symmetrical animals. This book explores the evolutionary significance and development of asymmetry. Examples of genetic control include the direction of tendril or stem coiling of many climbing plants; the so-called spiral…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Plant Disease Identification and Management

    1st Edition

    By Balaji Aglave

    Handbook of Plant Disease Identification and Management presents the fundamentals of plant diseases identification based on symptomology and management focusing mainly on integrated pest management approach. It discusses a variety of techniques for the diagnosis of crop disease, losses due to crop…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Capsicum

    Breeding Strategies for Anthracnose Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Orarat Mongkolporn

    Capsicum, more commonly as chili or chili pepper, is an important global vegetable and spice crop. Anthracnose disease, caused by a complex of Colletotrichum species, is the major biotic stress limiting chili production in tropical and subtropical countries. Anthracnose disease mainly manifests…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Plants

    1st Edition

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria

    Key features: A standard reference for researchers, teachers and students of Marine Biology, Fisheries Science, Botany/Plant Science, Biotechnology, Natural Products, and Pharmacy, their libraries A valuable guide for pharmaceutical companies involved in the development of new drugs from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12
    CRC Press

  • The Biology of Plant-Insect Interactions

    A Compendium for the Plant Biotechnologist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandrakanth Emani

    Overviews of biochemical, genetic, and molecular perspectives of plant-insect interactions with added emphasis on bioinformatic, genomic, and transcriptome analysis are comprehensively treated in this book. It presents the agro-ecological and evolutionary aspects of plant-insect interactions with…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    CRC Press

  • Plant Pathology

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Burchett, Sarah Burchett

    Plant Pathology explores the topic of plant pathology and aligns classic studies and knowledge in the topic with the current state of research, in an accessible format. The text is supported by summary tables of key information and, where appropriate, schematic diagrams to reinforce difficult…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19
    Garland Science

  • Biology, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Weeds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mithila Jugulam

    The book provides comprehensive information on a wide range of topics from biology, physiology, genetics to the use of genomic tools in weed science. The book covers information at a more advanced level than the previously published books in weed science. It covers not only weed genetics and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    CRC Press

  • Biochar in European Soils and Agriculture

    Science and Practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-02-22
    Routledge

  • Environmental Plant Physiology

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-01-22
    Garland Science

  • Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and …

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge

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