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  • Plant Polyphenols: Synthesis, Properties, Significance

    Plant Polyphenols: Synthesis, Properties, Significance

    Written to provide critical reviews and summaries of current research on vegetable tannins and related plant phenolic compounds, this book highlights the biological and commercial significance of plant polyphenols. Leading scientists address a broad range of topics, including: enzymes in the biosynthesis of hydrolizable tannins - biosynthesis of flavenoids - gallic acid and its metabolites - plant phenolics as expressions of biological ...

  • Slayers, Saviors, Servants and Sex

    Slayers, Saviors, Servants and Sex

    This is a book for the general reader about the world of fungi. We should know more about fungi. They have killed us, saved us and served us since before written records began. We have been making bread, brewing ale, and fermenting wine for millennia. Our crops have been at the mercy of fungal diseases since we became farmers, and they still are. Fungal diseases have caused large demographic changes - from the great plague of 'St. Anthony's ...

  • Slayers, Saviors, Servants and Sex

    Slayers, Saviors, Servants and Sex

    This is a book for the general reader about the world of fungi. We should know more about fungi. They have killed us, saved us and served us since before written records began. We have been making bread, brewing ale, and fermenting wine for millennia. Our crops have been at the mercy of fungal diseases since we became farmers, and they still are. Fungal diseases have caused large demographic changes - from the great plague of 'St. Anthony's ...

  • Somatic Embryogenesis in Woody Plants

    Somatic Embryogenesis in Woody Plants

    The rapid progress made on somatic embryogenesis and its prospects for potential applications in improving woody plants prompted us to edit this book initially in three volumes, and now to add two more volumes. The editors were all convinced that such a treatise was needed and would be extremely useful to researchers and students. This Volume 5 has been divided into four sections and contains 18 chapters. Section A contains eleven chapters ...