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  • PhyloCode

    A Phylogenetic Code of Biological Nomenclature, 1st Edition

    By Kevin de Queiroz, Philip Cantino

    PhyloCode is a set of principles, rules, and recommendations governing phylogenetic nomenclature, a system for naming taxa by explicit reference to phylogeny. In contrast, systems, as embodied in the current botanical, zoological, and bacteriological codes, define taxa by reference to taxonomic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-04 
    CRC Press

  • Phylonyms

    A Companion to the PhyloCode, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin de Queiroz, Philip Cantino, Jacques A. Gauthier

    Phylonyms is an implementation of the PhyloCode, which is a set of principles, rules, and recommendations governing phylogenetic nomenclature – a system for naming taxa by explicit reference to phylogeny. In contrast, the current botanical, zoological, and bacteriological codes name taxa by…

    Hardback – 2020-02-04 
    CRC Press

  • The Chestnut Handbook

    Crop & Forest Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Beccaro, Alberto Alma, Giancarlo Bounous, Jose Gomes-Laranjo

    Chestnut Management and Production shares achievements in chestnut development and cultivation including information on sustainable planning and management of chestnut production from nursery to plantation, entomology, pathology, and ecosystem services. Cultivation techniques of Chinese, Japanese,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    CRC Press

  • Prospects and Utilization of Tropical Plantation Trees

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liew Kang Chiang

    Large numbers of tropical trees from natural forests or plantation forest are available for human consumption and management. This book focuses on the prospects and utilization of tropical plantation trees in context of economic and business, planting, managing stocks, and uses of trees converted…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    CRC Press

  • Plant Ethics

    Concepts and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Kallhoff, Marcello Di Paola, Maria Schörgenhumer

    Large parts of our world are filled with plants, and human life depends on, interacts with, affects and is affected by plant life in various ways. Yet plants have not received nearly as much attention from philosophers and ethicists as they deserve. In environmental philosophy, plants are often…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    CRC Press

  • Eucalyptus

    The Genus Eucalyptus, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J.W. Coppen

    Eucalyptus, a genus of over 800 species, is a multiproduct crop par excellence. Not only is it grown for timber, pulp and fuelwood, but, as the Aborigines discovered thousands of years ago, it has numerous medicinal and aromatic properties. Since the first commercial distillation of eucalyptus oil…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • The Biology of Marijuana

    From Gene to Behavior, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel S Onaivi

    Marijuana is the prototypical cannabinoid, and is one of the most widely used drugs in the world. Interestingly, cannabinoids are molecules found naturally in the human body and brain as well as in cannabis.This book provides an extensive reference on the biology of marijuana and the role of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Geranium and Pelargonium

    History of Nomenclature, Usage and Cultivation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Lis-Balchin

    Confusion about the genera Geranium and Pelargonium existed even before Linnaeus' binomial system of classification bundled both into the former category in 1753. Despite later evaluations that separated the two, many practitioners of alternative medicine and aromatherapists, among others, remain…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement

    Medicinal Plants, Volume 6, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ram J. Singh

    Medicinal Plants, Volume 6 of the Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement series summarizes landmark research and describes medicinal plants as nature’s pharmacy. Highlights Examines the use of molecular technology for maintaining authenticity and quality of plant-based…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Citrus bergamia

    Bergamot and its Derivatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanni Dugo, Ivana Bonaccorsi

    In Calabria, Italy, where bergamot has been successfully cultivated since the eighteenth century, it is commonly defined as "the prince of the Citrus genus." Written by an international panel of experts from multiple disciplines, Citrus bergamia: Bergamot and its Derivatives represents the most…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Elevated Carbon Dioxide

    Impacts on Soil and Plant Water Relations, 1st Edition

    By M.B. Kirkham

    Between 1958 and 2008, the CO2 concentration in the atmosphere increased from 316 to 385 ppm. Continued increases in CO2 concentration will significantly affect long-term climate change, including variations in agricultural yields. Focusing on this critical issue, Elevated Carbon Dioxide: Impacts…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

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