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Native Plants for New England Gardens

Richardson, Mark.

(2018)  | 9781493029259 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 16/2/2018
AUD 34.95 (inc. GST), AUD 31.77 (ex. GST),
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The essential gardener’s guide to growing native in New England Plants nativeto New England evolved to thrive in local conditions and survive harsh seasons.Native Plants for New England Gardens culls the expertise of the New EnglandWild Flower Society to help anyone create lovely, hardy gardens that...

Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Technology: A Problem Solving Approach

Field, Harry. Long, John.

(2018)  | 9783319696782 | Springer | pbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | xvii, 484pp | Availability last checked: 16/2/2018
AUD 188.95 (inc. GST), AUD 171.77 (ex. GST),
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Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Technology: A problem Solving Approach is an invaluable text for agriculture students at the introductory level. The fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and reorganized to meet the current units and standards of the American Society of Agricultural and...

Handbook of Florists' Crops Diseases

Elmer, Wade H. McGovern, Robert J.

(2018)  | 9783319396682 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 1365pp | Availability last checked: 9/2/2018
AUD 886.95 (inc. GST), AUD 806.32 (ex. GST),
Chapters outline up-to-date strategies regarding breeding, chemical and biological control, cultural and environmental manipulation, diagnosis, nutrition, and sanitation and how these approaches directly influence ornamental plant health. This book is a presentation of the latest techniques for disease...

The Chickpea Genome

Muehlbauer, Fred. Thudi, Mahendar. Varshney, Rajeev K.

(2018)  | 9783319661155 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 142pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 299.95 (inc. GST), AUD 272.68 (ex. GST),
This book sheds new light on the chickpea genome sequencing and resequencing of chickpea germplasm lines and provides insights into classical genetics, cytogenetics, and trait mapping. It also offers an overview of the latest advances in genome sequencing and analysis. The growing human population,...

The Potato Genome

Kumar, Chakrabarti Swarup. Kumar, Tiwari Jagesh. Xie, Conghua.

(2018)  | 9783319661339 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 326pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 348.95 (inc. GST), AUD 317.23 (ex. GST),
This book describes the historical importance of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.),potato genetic resources and stocks (including S. tuberosum group Phureja DM1-3 516 R44, a unique doubled monoploid homozygous line) used for potato genome sequencing. It also discusses strategies and tools for high-throughput...

The Pigeonpea Genome

Jackson, Scott A. Saxena, Rachit K. Varshney, Rajeev K.

(2018)  | 9783319637952 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 104pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 299.95 (inc. GST), AUD 272.68 (ex. GST),
Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) is a crop of small land holding farmers in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. It has a number of usages starting from protein rich food to vegetarian families; fuel wood; nitrogen supplier to soil; recycling minerals in soil to animal feed etc. Pigeonpea has been considered...

The Common Bean Genome

Marsolais, édéric. Pérez, de la Vega Marcelino. Santalla, Marta.

(2018)  | 9783319635248 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 295pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 299.95 (inc. GST), AUD 272.68 (ex. GST),
This book provides insights into the genetics and the latest advances in genomics research on the common bean, offering a timely overview of topics that are pertinent for future developments in legume genomics. The common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is the most important grain legume crop for food...

Microorganisms for Green Revolution: Volume 1 : Microbes for Sustainable Crop Production

Jhala, Yogeshvari K. Panpatte, Deepak G. Shelat, Harsha N. Vyas, Rajababu V.

(2018)  | 9789811062407 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 443pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 377.95 (inc. GST), AUD 343.59 (ex. GST),
This book addresses basic and applied aspects of two nexus points of microorganisms in agro-ecosystems, namely their functional role as bio-fertilizers and bio-pesticides.  Readers will find detailed information on all of the aspects that are required to make a microbe “agriculturally beneficial.” A...

Domestication of Radiata Pine

Brown, Alan. Burdon, Rowland. Libby, William.

(2018)  | 9783319650173 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxxv, 480pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 377.95 (inc. GST), AUD 343.59 (ex. GST),
Preface.- Acknowledgements.- I. Introduction.- 1.1. Processes of domestication.- 1.2. The radiata pine story.- 1.2.1. Historical preview.- 1.2.2. Land races.- 1.2.3. The Development of plantation management.- 1.2.4. The step to intensive breeding.- 1.2.5. The political and institutional context for...

Experimental Agrometeorology : A Practical Manual

Ahmad, Latief. Habib, Kanth Raihana. Parvaze, Sabah. Sheraz, Mahdi Syed.

(2018)  | 9783319691848 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 159pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 299.95 (inc. GST), AUD 272.68 (ex. GST),
The book is a practical manual which has been created to support the syllabus of agro-meteorology courses specifically designed for graduate and post-graduate students. The topics covered in the manual include working with meteorological instruments for measurement of various meteorological parameters...

Agroecological Crop Protection: "

Deguine, Jean-Philippe. , Aubertot, Jean-Noël. Deguine, Jean-Philippe. Gloanec, Caroline. Laurent, Philippe. Ratnadass, Alain.

(2018)  | 9789402411843 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 249pp | Availability last checked: 10/2/2018
AUD 307.95 (inc. GST), AUD 279.95 (ex. GST),
ForewordPreamblePrefaceThanks Introduction; Pierre Ferron 1.       APPLYING AGROECOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES TO CROP PROTECTION Outlines of Agroecology Agroecology, a 21st century agricultural revolution?; Eric Malézieux Agroecology seen by an evolutionist ecologist; Philippe Jarne Can agronomy be merged into...

Vegetation Survey and Classification of Subtropical Forests of Southern Africa

Mucina, Ladislav.

(2018)  | 9783319678306 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 238pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 299.95 (inc. GST), AUD 272.68 (ex. GST),
This book highlights classification patterns and underlying ecological drivers structuring the vegetation of selected indigenous subtropical forests in South Africa. It uses original field sampling and advanced numerical data analysis to examine three major types of forest – Albany Coastal Forests,...

Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming: Biodynamic Principles and Perspectives

Holzman, Frank.

(2018)  | 9781538105986 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 8/1/2018
AUD 53.95 (inc. GST), AUD 49.05 (ex. GST),
Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming informs and inspires gardeners, andfarmers, who wish to bring quality and integrity into their work with the land.It is about developing close relationships with land that produces our food.This book combines over 40 years of Frank Holzman’s experience in...

Jack Ward Thomas: The Journals of a Forest Service Chief

Steen, Harold K. , Steen, Harold K.

(2018)  | 9780295997872 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 416pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 56.95 (inc. GST), AUD 51.77 (ex. GST),
Jack Ward Thomas, an eminent wildlife biologist and U.S. Forest Service careerscientist, was drafted in the late 1980s to head teams of scientistsdevelopingstrategies for managing the habitat of the northern spotted owl. Thatassignment led to his selection as Forest Service chief during the early yearsof...

Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence: Advances and Applications

Gao, Xiao-Zhi. Gurumoorthy, Sasikumar. Rao, Bangole Narendrakumar.

(2018)  | 9789811066979 | Springer | pbk. | book | viii, 112pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 111.95 (inc. GST), AUD 101.77 (ex. GST),
This book presents interdisciplinary research on cognition, mind and behavior from an information processing perspective. It includes chapters on Artificial Intelligence, Decision Support Systems, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Support Vector Machines, chiefly with regard to the data obtained and...

Cheese Production, Consumption and Health Benefits

Carlos Dias Pereira, Henriques. Helena Fernandes, Marta.

(2018)  | 9781536128413 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 287.95 (inc. GST), AUD 261.77 (ex. GST),
Cheese Production, Consumption and Health Benefits provides current research in several topics related to the production, physicochemical, microbiological and sensorial properties of cheese, as well as food safety aspects related to this product. The book starts presenting research related to alternative...

A Guide to Introductory Nematology

Baidoo, Richard. Nagachandrabose, Seenivasan. Blake, Alexia. Chan, Stephanie. Chow, Edward.

(2018)  | 9781536125535 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 147.95 (inc. GST), AUD 134.50 (ex. GST),
This book is designed for undergraduate agricultural science students, farmers and farm extension personnel to provide a comprehensive description of plant-parasitic nematodes. It is contructed with 16 different chapters comprising of: an introduction; a brief history of plant nematology; the economic...

Medicinal Plants: Production, Cultivation and Uses

Laisné, Nicolas. Matthias, Aubert. , Laisné, Nicolas. Matthias, Aubert.

(2017)  | 9781536127287 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 252pp | Availability last checked: 13/12/2017
AUD 287.95 (inc. GST), AUD 261.77 (ex. GST),
Mladenka Pestori?, PhD, Bojana Filip?ev, PhD, Aleksandra Mišan, PhD, Olivera Šimurina, PhD explore modern traditional and genomic breeding methods as they apply to medicinal and aromatic plants. They go on to discuss participatory crop breeding, the significance of genomic tools, and traditional methods...

Agricultural Research Updates, Volume 21

Gorawala, Prathamesh. , Gorawala, Prathamesh. Mandhatri, Srushti.

(2017)  | 9781536126976 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 17/1/2018
AUD 147.95 (inc. GST), AUD 134.50 (ex. GST),
In Chapter One, Gerhard Gramss and Klaus-Dieter Voigt study the theory that production of high-productivity grain crops and their locally acclimatised land strains must be stretched to low-value croplands that are radical in both mineral composition and contamination. In Chapter Two, Wander Luis Barbosa...

A Century of Plant Virology in India

Baranwal, Virendra Kumar. Jain, Rakesh Kumar. Mandal, Bikash. Rao, G. P.

(2017)  | 9789811056710 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 805pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 575.95 (inc. GST), AUD 523.59 (ex. GST),
The book is a compilation of research work carried out on plant viruses during past 100 years in India. Plant viruses are important constraints in Indian agriculture. Tropical and sub-tropical environments and intensive crop cultivation practices ideally favours perpetuation of numerous plant viruses...

The Foxtail Millet Genome

Prasad, Manoj.

(2017)  | 9783319656168 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 152pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 348.95 (inc. GST), AUD 317.23 (ex. GST),
This book presents up-to-date information on foxtail millet genomics, with a particular focus on its agronomic importance, genome architecture, marker development, evolutionary and diversity studies, comparative genomics and stress biology. The topics discussed have the potential to open up a new era...

Rare and Exotic Orchids

Schiff, Joel.

(2017)  | 9783319700335 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 186pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 88.95 (inc. GST), AUD 80.86 (ex. GST),
Comprising some 28,000 different species, orchids are by far the largest flowering plant family on Earth. Every year, new species are being uncovered in the wild or created by humans, and so this number has only continued to blossom. This book is intended for those who wish to learn about the multifaceted...

Biodiversity and Conservation of Woody Plants

Ahuja, M. R. Jain, S. Mohan.

(2017)  | 9783319664255 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 511pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 475.95 (inc. GST), AUD 432.68 (ex. GST),
1.         Forest tree genetic resources. Jakko Koskela   Genetic diversity is the fundamental basis of all biological diversity. Trees are keystone species of forest ecosystem, and recent studies have revealed that heritable traits in a single tree species can also influence community structure and...


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