Category Archives: Plants

Waterlogging Signalling and Tolerance in Plants

Waterlogging is a major problem for plant cultivation in many regions of the world. This book combines both academic and practical aspects of this topic. Based on recent progress in cell and molecular biology, various facets of waterlogging signalling and … Continue reading

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Tropical Rainforests and Agroforests under Global Change: Ecological and Socio-economic Valuations (Environmental Science and Engineering / Environmental Science)

Tropical rainforests are disappearing due to agricultural intensification and climate change, causing irreversible losses in biodiversity and associated ecosystem functioning. Ecosystem properties and human well-being are profoundly influenced by environmental change, which is often not considered during land use intensification. … Continue reading

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Plants: Food, Medicine, and the Green Earth (Discovering the Earth)

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Wytham Woods: Oxford’s Ecological Laboratory

For the first time, this book tells the Wytham story in a way that is accessible to both scientist and general reader alike. It provides a fascinating overview of what the Woods are like, their history, composition (both plant and … Continue reading

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The New Oxford Book of Food Plants

A true cornucopia, The New Oxford Book of Food Plants overflows with information and is packed with beautiful, hand-painted illustrations of the worlds food plants. In an oversized format with alternating full-page color plates, readers will find a feast of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Bryophytes

Bryophytes were a pivotal step in land plant evolution, and their significance in the regulation of ecosystems and the conservation of biodiversity is becoming increasingly acknowledged. This introductory textbook assumes no prior knowledge of bryophyte biology, making it ideal for … Continue reading

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The Metamorphosis of Plants

Winning entry, General Trade Illustrated Category, in the 2010 New England Book Show sponsored by Bookbuilders of Boston. The Metamorphosis of Plants, originally published in 1790, was Goethe’s first major attempt to describe what he called in a letter to … Continue reading

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Deep Nature: Photographs from Iowa (Bur Oak Book)

Photographers Linda and Robert Scarth have an incredible eye for that magic moment when small becomes beautiful. Matched with patience and skill, their eye for magic produces dazzling images of Iowa nature up close. Revealing the miniature beauties hidden among … Continue reading

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Applied Mycology

The fungal kingdom consists of a wide variety of organisms with a diverse range of forms and functions. Fungi have been utilized for thousands of years and their importance in agriculture, medicine, food production and the environmental sciences is well … Continue reading

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Understanding Flowers and Flowering: An Intergrated Approach

Flowers are the beautiful and complex reproductive structures of the angiosperms, one of the most diverse and successful groups of living organisms. The underlying thesis of this book is that to fully understand plant development (and why flowers differ in … Continue reading

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