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  • Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge for the Modern Era

    A Natural and Applied Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Katerere, Wendy Applequist, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Chamunorwa Togo

    While there is talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, old and new challenges bedevil the world – climate change, nutrition, and health poverty being at the top of the list. In seeking solutions to these and other problems which afflict the modern era, it is worthwhile to look into our collective…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    CRC Press

  • Biocontrol of Plant Diseases by Bacillus subtilis

    Basic and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Makoto Shoda

    Plant diseases are a serious threat to food production. This unique volume provides the fundamental knowledge and practical use of B.subtilis as a promising biocontrol agent. In order to replace chemical pesticides, one possibility is microbial pesticides using safe microbes. Bacillus subtilis is…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    CRC Press
    New Directions in Organic & Biological Chemistry

  • Interrelationships of the Platyhelminthes

    1st Edition

    Edited by D T J Littlewood, R. A. Bray

    The phylum Platyhelminthes is comprised of some 50,000 species of flatworms living in a wide variety of habitats - from the deep sea to the damp soil of tropical forests- where they occupy pivotal roles in many ecosystems. The parasitic forms include tapeworms and flukes, which plague virtually…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    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

  • Geographic Information Systems in Oceanography and Fisheries

    1st Edition

    By Vasilis D. Valavanis

    Over the last two decades there has been increasing recognition that problems in oceanography and fisheries sciences and related marine areas are nearly all manifest in the spatio-temporal domain. Geographical Information Systems (GIS), the natural framework for spatial data handling, are being…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Wood Formation in Trees

    Cell and Molecular Biology Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel J Chaffey

    Trees are a major component of the biosphere and have played an important part in the world's history and culture. With the modern challenges of global warming and dwindling fossil fuel reserves, trees, and in particular their wood, can provide solutions. Unfortunately, too little is known about…

    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

  • Advanced Simulation and Modeling for Urban Groundwater Management - UGROW

    UNESCO-IHP, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dubravka Pokrajac, Ken W.F. Howard

    UGROW (Urban GROundWater) represents one of the most advanced urban water management tools produced to date and fully integrates all urban water system components including groundwater. It will raise the awareness of the interaction between urban water system components, support management…

    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

  • Environmental Remote Sensing and Systems Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ni-Bin Chang

    Using a systems analysis approach and extensive case studies, Environmental Remote Sensing and Systems Analysis shows how remote sensing can be used to support environmental decision making. It presents a multidisciplinary framework and the latest remote sensing tools to understand environmental…

    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

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