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  • Caper

    The Genus Capparis, 1st Edition

    By Ephraim Philip Lansky, Helena Maaria Paavilainen, Shifra Lansky

    Caper: The Genus Capparis presents a pharmacognostic and ethnopharmacological exploration of the genus Capparis, emphasizing its medicinal potential. There is a long history of safe usage of Capparis parts both in diet and as plant drugs throughout the world, and the details of this usage are…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Wildlife Science

    Connecting Research with Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph P. Sands, Stephen J. DeMaso, Matthew J. Schnupp, Leonard A. Brennan

    Despite the potential synergy that can result from basing management applications on results from research, there is a polarization of cultures between wildlife managers and wildlife researchers. Wildlife Science: Connecting Research with Management provides strategies for bridging cultural and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Protected Lands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    National parks, wildlife refuges and sanctuaries, natural reserves, conservation areas, frontier lands, and marine-protected areas are increasingly recognized as essential providers of ecosystem services and biological resources. As debates about climate change and sustainability intensify,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Carp

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constanze Pietsch, Philipp Hirsch

    Carp are the backbone of a growing aquaculture industry. They facilitate scientific progress as a model species in laboratories, cause concern for ecosystem managers as an invasive species, and mesmerize anglers as big game. In addition, ornamental koi carp fascinate hobby breeders. Biology and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Impact of Global Changes on Mountains

    Responses and Adaptation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Axel Borsdorf, Jürgen Breuste, Prakash Chandra Tiwari, Flavia Witkowski Frangetto

    Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world’s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America

    1st Edition

    By Frank N. Egerton

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America tells the story of ESA’s humble beginnings, growing from approximately 100 founding…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Phylogeny, Anatomy and Physiology of Ancient Fishes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giacomo Zaccone, Konrad Dabrowski, Michael S. Hedrick, Jorge M. O. Fernandes, Jose M. Icardo

    This book on ancient fishes unites the work of many specialists coming from different areas of biology. Hagfishes, lungfishes, Chondrosteans, and Holosteans constitute the main subject of study. Fossil records and extant species are compared to establish the conservation or the degeneration of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Approaches to Controlling Plant Pathogenic Bacteria

    1st Edition

    Edited by V. Rajesh Kannan, Kubilay Kurtulus Bastas

    Plant diseases and changes in existing pathogens remain a constant threat to our forests, food, and fiber crops as well as landscape plants. However, many economically important pathosystems are largely unexplored and biologically relevant life stages of familiar systems remain poorly understood.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Science

    Plant Usage for Nutrition and Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luisella Verotta, Maria Pia Macchi, Padma Venkatasubramanian

    A truly integrated collection of research, Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Science: Plant Usage for Nutrition and Health compares Ayurvedic and Western conceptions of wellness, healthy lifestyle, and diet. Examining the phyto-pharmacological, phytochemical, clinical, ethnobotanical,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Managing Energy, Nutrients, and Pests in Organic Field Crops

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph C. Martin, Rod MacRae

    The use of organic management practices in field cropping continues to rise globally, and these methods have proven to be a viable way to produce food with reduced resource use and environmental damage. Managing Energy, Nutrients, and Pests in Organic Field Crops challenges the popular…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Bioenergy Crop Plants

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chittaranjan Kole, Chandrashekhar P. Joshi, David R. Shonnard

    As the world’s population is projected to reach 10 billion or more by 2100, devastating fossil fuel shortages loom in the future unless more renewable alternatives to energy are developed. Bioenergy, in the form of cellulosic biomass, starch, sugar, and oils from crop plants, has emerged as one of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Distillers Grains

    Production, Properties, and Utilization, 1st Edition

    Edited by KeShun Liu, Kurt A. Rosentrater

    In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in grain-based fuel ethanol production in North America and around the world. Whether such production will result in a net energy gain or whether this is sustainable in the long term is under debate, but undoubtedly millions of tons of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    AOCS Publishing

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