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Functional Plant Ecology, Second Edition

Francisco Pugnaire, Fernando Valladares
June 20, 2007

Following in the footsteps of the successful first edition, Functional Plant Ecology, Second Edition remains the most authoritative resource in this multidisciplinary field. Extensively revised and updated, this book investigates plant structure and behavior across the ecological spectrum. It...

Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia Vol. 13: Plumbaginaceae, Oleaceae, Buddlejaceae, Gentianaceae, Menyanthaceae, Apocynaceae, Asclepiadaceae

V I Grubov
January 02, 2007

This volume deals with leadwort (Plumbaginaceae), olive (Oleaceae), butterfly-bush (Buddlejaceae), gentian (Gentianaceae), buck-bean (Menyanthaceae), dogbane (Apocynaceae) and milkweed (Asclepiadaceae) families. The book includes 4 plates and 5 maps of distribution ranges....

Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia Vol. 12: Nymphaeaceae-Ceratophyllaceae, Ranunculaceae-Berberidaceae, Menispermaceae

V I Grubov
January 02, 2007

The twelfth volume of the illustrated lists of Plants of Central Asia (within the People's Republic of China and Mongolia) continues the description of flowering plants and covers the treatment of families Nymphaeaceae, Ceratophyllaceae, Ranunculaceae, Berberidaceae, Menispermaceae. Keys are...

Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia Vol. 14A: Compositae (Anthemideae)

V I Grubov
January 02, 2007

This volume of the illustrated lists of plants of Central Asia (within the People?s Republics of China and Mongolia) treats the tribe Anthemideae of the largest family of Compositae. Many members of this tribe, specially wormwoods, tansy, Brachanthemum play the most important role in the vegetative...

Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia Vol. 11: Amaranthaceae - Caryophyllaceae

V I Grubov
January 01, 2007

The eleventh volume of the illustrated lists of vascular plants of Central Asia (within the people's Republics of China and Mongolia) continues the description of flowering plants and covers families Amaranthaceae, Aizoaceae, Portulacaceae and Caryophyllaceae. Keys are provided for the...

Plantations and Protected Areas in Sustainable Forestry

William C. Price, Naureen Rana, Alaric Sample
August 30, 2006

Understand the social, economic, and environmental impacts of the development of forest plantations—and the conservation involvedControversy surrounds the question of how to best protect forests of high conservation value, while meeting the growing demands for wood and wood fiber-based...

Understanding Forest Disturbance and Spatial Pattern: Remote Sensing and GIS Approaches

Michael A. Wulder, Steven E. Franklin
July 27, 2006

Remote sensing and GIS are increasingly used as tools for monitoring and managing forests. Remotely sensed and GIS data are now the data sources of choice for capturing, documenting, and understanding forest disturbance and landscape pattern. Sitting astride the fields of ecology, forestry, and...

AGRICULTUREnetBASE: Agriculture References Online


June 07, 2006

Farmers, crop scientists, agronomists, and all those concerned with maintaining and expanding the world's food supply will find a wealth of quality information awaiting their attention on AGRICULTUREnetBASE. It includes complete works from the most respected researchers in both industrial and...

Neotropical Savannas and Seasonally Dry Forests: Plant Diversity, Biogeography, and Conservation

R. Toby Pennington, James A. Ratter
May 25, 2006

More often than not, when people think of a neotropical forest, what comes to mind is a rain forest, rather than a dry forest. Just as typically, when they imagine a savanna, they visualize the African plains, rather than those dry woodlands and grasslands found in the Neotropics. These same...

Sustainable Forestry in Southern Sweden: The SUFOR Research Project

Kristina Blennow, Mats Niklasson
May 22, 2006

The latest findings about the environmental, social, and economic impact of sustainable forestryForestry is one of the most important foundations of the Scandinavian economies. Sustainable Forestry in Southern Sweden: The SUFOR Research Project closely reviews the findings from the eight-year...

Environmental Services of Agroforestry Systems

Yale University, Florencia Montagnini
March 03, 2006

Get cutting-edge agroforestry research and dataDeforestation and the rampant use of fossil fuels are major contributors to increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and are enormous influences on global warming. Agroforestry systems and tree plantations can help mitigate the resulting climate change...

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