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New and Published Books

  1. Handbook of Plant Nutrition, Second Edition

    Edited by Allen V. Barker, David J. Pilbeam

    In 2007, the first edition of Handbook of Plant Nutrition presented a compendium of information on the mineral nutrition of plants available at that time—and became a bestseller and trusted resource. Updated to reflect recent advances in knowledge of plant nutrition, the second edition continues...

    Published May 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Community Seed Banks

    Origins, Evolution and Prospects

    Edited by Ronnie Vernooy, Pitambar Shrestha, Bhuwon Sthapit

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Community seed banks first appeared towards the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies. Countries that...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Biological Systems, Biodiversity, and Stability of Plant Communities

    Edited by Larissa I. Weisfeld, Anatoly I. Opalko, Nina A. Bome, Sarra A. Bekuzarova

    This book discusses theoretical approaches to the taxonomy of biological systems and theory and mathematical approaches to the problem of plant diversity, cultivation, and the environment. Particular attention is given to theoretical and practical problems of soil and the environmental...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  4. Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Science

    Plant Usage for Nutrition and Health

    Edited by Luisella Verotta, Maria Pia Macchi, Padma Venkatasubramanian

    Series: Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

    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,...

    Published April 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    Edited by Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Microbiology of the Everglades Ecosystem

    Edited by James A. Entry, Andrew D. Gottlieb, Krish Jayachandran, Andrew Ogram

    The first synthesis of current research regarding Everglades microbial community structure and function, this book provides an understanding of the physical and chemical factors affecting the structure of microbial communities, including nutrient effects, sea level rise, and other potential...

    Published March 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Dictionary of Flavonoids with CD-ROM

    By John Buckingham, V. Ranjit N. Munasinghe

    Widely distributed throughout plant families, flavonoids give many flowers and fruits their vibrant colors. They also play a role in protecting the plants from microbe and insect attacks. More importantly, the consumption of foods containing flavonoids has been linked to numerous health benefits....

    Published March 13th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. 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 ...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Hydroponics for the Home Grower

    By Howard M. Resh

    Hydroponics offers many advantages to traditional soil-based horticulture. These include greater control over many of the limiting factors, such as light, temperature, and pests, as well as the ability to grow plants in all seasons. With instruction from one of the top recognized authorities...

    Published February 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Botanicals

    Methods and Techniques for Quality & Authenticity

    Edited by Kurt Reynertson, Khalid Mahmood

    The international trade in plants is growing steadily as the worldwide demand for natural and botanical raw materials increases. Customers value natural products and botanicals as "green" alternatives—safer ingredients for their families which also represent an environmentally and socially...

    Published January 13th 2015 by CRC Press