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Horticultural Reviews

by Jules Janick

Horticultural Reviews Volume 42     (Note:  Delete contact information from “Contents”).

Table of Contents

Dedication: Pinhas Spiegel-Roy

Eliezer E. Goldschmidt

1. Ornamental Palms: Biology and Horticulture...


Principles of Horticulture: Level 2

by Charles Adams, Mike Early & Jane Brook

This colourful guide will introduce you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking a Level 2 RHS, City and Guilds or BTEC course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. Written in a clear...


Plants, People and Places: Recent Studies in Phytolithic Analysis

by Marco Madella

Phytoliths - rigid microscopic bodies that occur in most plant species - have gone a long way since that day when Darwin became curious about a fine powder deposited on the instruments of the HMS Beagle. This...


The Olmsted Parks of Louisville: A Botanical Field Guide

by Patricia Dalton Haragan, Susan M. Rademacher & Susan Wilson

Frederick Law Olmsted, popularly known as the "Father of American Landscape Architecture," is famous for designing New York City's Central Park, the U.S. Capitol grounds, and the campuses of institutions such...


Flowers, butterflies, insects, caterpillars and serpents...

by Luca Stefano Cristini

In those years, Europe was full of bonfires committed to make a clean sweep of witches. At the same time a young scientist: Sybilla Merian, daughter of the well-known German engraver Matthaeus Merian, was instead...


Marine Plants of the Texas Coast

by Roy L. Lehman

Written for biology students, teachers, nature lovers, amateur naturalists, conservation workers, and parks and wildlife personnel, this up-to-date, easy-to-use guide describes the marine plants of the Gulf...


Working with Dynamic Crop Models: Methods, Tools and Examples for Agriculture and Environment

by Daniel Wallach, David Makowski & James W. Jones

This second edition of Working with Dynamic Crop Models is meant for self-learning by researchers or for use in graduate level courses devoted to methods for working with dynamic models in crop, agricultural,...


Horticultural Reviews, Horticultural Reviews

by Jules Janick

This latest volume in the Horticultural Reviews Series presents the most recent analyses of innovations in horticultural science and technology. Covering both basic and applied research, Volume 41 incorporates...


Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

by Robin Wall Kimmerer

An inspired weaving of indigenous knowledge, plant science, and personal narrative from a distinguished professor of science and a Native American whose previous book, Gathering Moss, was awarded the John Burroughs...


General Virology: Biochemical, Biological, and Biophysical Properties

Wildflowers of the Mountain West

by Richard M. Anderson, Jay Dee Gunnell & Jerry L. Goodspeed

Many recreational hikers have stopped along the trail to admire a wildflower only to wonder what, exactly, they are looking at. Wildflowers of the Mountain West is a useful field guide that makes flower identification...


Woody Plants of Utah: A Field Guide with Identification Keys to Native and Naturalized Trees, Shrubs, Cacti, and Vines

by Renée Van Buren, Janet G. Cooper & Leila M. Shultz

A comprehensive guide that includes a vast range of species and plant communities and employs thorough, original keys. Based primarily on vegetative characteristics, the keys don't require that flowers or other...


Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany

by Robert Clarke & Mark Merlin

Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary exploration of the natural origins and early evolution of this famous plant, highlighting its historic role in the development of human...


Conversation Pieces

by Mark Carnall

This book, beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photography, is a celebration of UCL’s unique collections, with leading academics from the university invited to select and write about an object...


Manual of the Grasses of the United States, Volume One

by A. S. Hitchcock & A. S. Hitchco U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Volume 1 of the basic study of American grasses, both indigenous and escapes, cultivated and wild. Over 1400 species. Full descriptions, information. Total in set: over 1100 maps, illustrations. "A definitive...


Biological Shape Analysis

by PETE E LESTREL

This proceedings volume describes the current state of research dealing with biological shape analysis. The quantitative analysis of the shape of biological organisms represents a challenge that has now seen...


Biofuel Crop Sustainability

by Bharat Singh

Biofuel Crop Sustainability brings together the basic principles of agricultural sustainability and special stipulations for biofuels, from the economic and ecological opportunities and challenges of sustainable...


Physiology and Behaviour of Plants

by Peter Scott

Physiology and Behaviour of Plants looks at plants and how they sense and respond to their environment. It takes the traditional plant physiology book into a new dimension by demonstrating how the biochemical...


Genetically Modified Food Sources: Safety Assessment and Control

by Victor Tutelyan

Genetically Modified Food Sources reports detailed results of studies on the medical and biological safety of 14 species of genetically modified plant-derived organisms (GMOs). The authors focus on issues in...


Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot

by Peter Crane

Perhaps the world’s most distinctive tree, ginkgo has remained stubbornly unchanged for more than two hundred million years. A living link to the age of dinosaurs, it survived the great ice ages as a relic...