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  • Healing Plants of Nigeria

    Ethnomedicine and Therapeutic Applications, 1st Edition

    By Anselm Adodo, Maurice M. Iwu

    Healing Plants of Nigeria:  Ethnomedicine and Therapeutic Applications offers comprehensive information on the use of herbal medicines in West Africa.  Combining an evidence-based, ethnobotanical perspective with a pharmacological and pharmaceutical approach to phytomedicine, the book…

    Hardback – 2020-04-08 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Iqbal R. Khan, Amarjeet Singh, Péter Poór

    Abiotic stresses including drought, temperature, flooding, and salinity result in hampered plant growth and development resulting in a reduction of crop productivity. When the plants are exposed to these stresses, gene expression is altered, resulting in increased or decreased levels of metabolites…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    CRC Press

  • The Call of the Crawfish Frog

    1st Edition

    By Michael Lannoo, Rochelle M. Stiles

    Crawfish Frogs have been called the most secretive frog in North America – an unusual moniker for a widespread anuran - inhabiting a third of the most scientifically advanced country in the world. The book tells the story of the biology of Crawfish Frogs, but also a story of the challenges faced…

    Paperback – 2020-04-07 
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Herrel, Christine Bohmer, Anne-Claire Fabre, Jean-Christophe Theil

    This book is an atlas of limbs in terrestrial mammals. Diversity is highlighted with comprehensive phylogenetic coverage of front and hind limbs. Ecological diversity is also targeted with different locomotor ecologies (aquatic, terrestrial, arboreal). Standardized views of the limb musculature…

    Hardback – 2020-04-03 
    CRC Press

  • Land, Food And Rural Development In North Africa

    1st Edition

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    This study of rural development in six North African nations addresses the issues surrounding poverty and landlessness. Providing an Islamic perspective on policy-making, the author describes the influence of Islam on development in these countries, and stresses the Islamic religious and moral…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    CRC Press

  • The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts

    1st Edition

    By Karl Frank

    Published in 1913: The object of the present work is to throw some light on the theory of Descent. Among many of the students of nature of the present day we perceive that greater and greater contradictions arise between the actual results of their technical work and that which they put forward as…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Advances In Cognitive Science

    Steps Toward Convergence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manfred Kochen

    This book includes a collection of papers on both natural (biological) and artificial (computer) approaches to several facets of intelligent behavior from the primary viewpoint of the convergence of computer science and biology in the theory of cognitive science. .…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    CRC Press

  • A Perspective On U.s. Farm Problems And Agricultural Policy

    1st Edition

    By Lance McKinzie

    A Perspective on U.S. Farm Problems and Agricultural Policy provides a framework for evaluating national policy alternatives and attempts to improve our understanding of the nature of U.S. farm sector and its problems.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    CRC Press

  • Cassava

    New Potential For A Neglected Crop, 1st Edition

    By James H. Cock

    In this book, the author brings together the latest information on improved strains, modem production systems, better processing methods, innovations in storage and marketing, and the prospects for using cassava to produce fuel alcohol.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    CRC Press

  • Biotechnologies Applied to Animal Reproduction

    Current Trends and Practical Applications for Reproductive Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan Carlos Gardón, Katy Satué

    This comprehensive volume focuses on recent trends and new technologies used in the management of reproduction in major farm animals, focusing on both males and females of bovine, equine, and porcine species. With chapters written by scientists who specialize in their respective topics, the volume…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China

    Implications for Global Land Grabbing, 1st Edition

    By Yunan Xu

    This book analyses the political and economic causes, mechanisms and impacts of the industrial tree plantation boom in China. In the past two decades, the industrial tree plantation sector has been expanding rapidly in China, especially in Guangxi Province. Based on extensive primary data, this…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing

  • Achieving Biodiversity Protection in Megadiverse Countries

    A Comparative Assessment of Australia and Brazil, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Martin, Marcia Leuzinger, Solange Teles da Silva, Gabriel Coutinho

    This volume systematically analyses why legal doctrines for the protection of biodiversity are not sufficiently effective. It examples implementation in Australia and Brazil, two megadiverse countries with very differing legal and cultural traditions and natural environments. Substantial effort…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

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