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A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon, Vol. XV, Part B: Ferns and Fern-Allies

Monika Shaffer-Fehre
January 11, 2006

Although ferns were not included in Trimen?s original five-volume ?A Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon?, they form a significant part of the vascular flora of the island. A good deal of fern research was carried out contemporaneously to, but independently of Trimen?s work. Publications, though, were...

Pine Forests: Utilization of its Products

V N Vorobev
January 11, 2006

This monograph studies for the first time the biological principles of the comprehensive utilization of pine forests. In the context of the immense usefulness of the raw material they provide ? timber, nuts, and resin ? the morpho-physiological, ontogenetic, ecological-geographic, intra- and...

Flora of Siberia, Vol. 10: Geraniaceae-Cornaceae

L I Malyschev
January 08, 2006

This volume contains data on morphology, ecology, and chorology of feral species and subspecies of 31 families of flowering plants. The families have been arranged essentially according to the Engler system. Conforming to the latest views (Takhtadzhyn, Sistema magnoliofitov [System of Magnoliophyta...

Flora of Siberia, Vol. 11: Pyrolaceae-Lamiaceae

L I Malyschev
January 08, 2006

This volume publishes for the first time specific data for Siberia on taxonomy and distribution of feral members of 18 families. The largest families Lamiaceae (Labiatae). Diagnostic features, conditions of habitation, and geographic distribution, with maps of distribution ranges in many cases,...

A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon, Vol. XV, Part A: Ferns and Fern-Allies

Monika Shaffer-Fehre
January 07, 2006

Although ferns were not included in Trimen?s original five-volume ?A Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon?, they form a significant part of the vascular flora of the island. A good deal of fern research was carried out contemporaneously to, but independently of Trimen?s work. Publications, though, were...

Undoing the Damage: Silviculture for Ecologists and Environmental Scientists

P A Wojtkowski
January 06, 2006

As a natural science, silviculture has a large say in how humans interact with the terrestrial world. Although the perspective taken here that the production of wood is narrow, the amount of land area consumed is extensive; the indirect consequences of wood production on natural processes are...

Flora of Siberia, Vol. 9: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

L I Malyschev
January 01, 2006

This book publishes for the first time data for Siberia on taxonomy, chorology, and ecological adaptations of the species of one of the largest families of dicotyledons, i.e. Leguminosae. These form 27 genera and 351 species and subspecies. Four new species have been described. Maps of plant...

Illegal Logging in the Tropics: Strategies for Cutting Crime

Ramsay M Ravenel, Ilmi M E Granoff, Carrie A Magee
January 18, 2005

Examine why illegal logging is so pervasive—and how this problem can be addressedIn March 2002, the Yale chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters brought together social and natural scientists, resource managers, policymakers, community leaders, and other interested parties...

Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia, Vol. 10: Araliaceae, Umbelliferae, Cornaceae

V I Grubov
January 10, 2005

An English translation of the series prepared by the Komarov Botanical Institute. Covers Altai, Khangai, Kentei Ranges in the North, Greater Khingan Range in the East, Pamir in the West, The Great Wall of China in the Southeast, and the Himalayas in the South. This volume of the illustrated...

Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia, Vol. 9: Salicaceae-Polygonaceae

V I Grubov
January 09, 2005

An English translation of the series prepared by the Komarov Botanical Institute. Covers Altai, Khangai, Kentei Ranges in the North, Greater Khingan Range in the East, Pamir in the West, The Great Wall of China in the Southeast, and the Himalayas in the South. Volume 9 of the illustrated list of...

Grasslands: Developments, Opportunities, Perspectives

Stephen Reynolds, John Frame
January 07, 2005

This book looks at significant current grassland problems and issues, and provides an insight into grassland productivity in diverse areas of the world, with their various production systems. There is a focus on recent technical advances and the prospects for further innovation, through twenty-one...

Forage Legumes for Temperate Grasslands

John Frame
January 03, 2005

With the underpinning role of forage legumes in the nitrogen economy and animal productivity from temperate grasslands certain to expand in the future, particularly in regions where their potential has not yet been realized, it is essential that the wealth of information currently available is...

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