Plant Propagation Books

  • Socio-economic impacts of non-transgenic biotechnologies in developing countries. The case of plant micropropagation in Africa

    Biotechnologies can play an important role in the food crisis. This document, focusing on non-transgenic biotechnologies, provides information for policy-makers, particularly in developing countries, to set priorities and adopt effective and efficient strategies to address food insecurity and ...

  • European Bison: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan

    This review of the European bison’s (Bison bonasus) status clearly indicates that, through proper management and conservation, its present numbers and distribution have improved significantly since its extinction in the wild at the beginning of the 20th century. The Action Plan briefly summarizes the history of extinction in the wild and present ...

  • European bison : status survey and conservation action plan

    This review of the European bison’s (Bison bonasus) status clearly indicates that, through proper management and conservation, its present numbers and distribution have improved significantly since its extinction in the wild at the beginning of the 20th century. The Action Plan briefly summarizes the history of extinction in the wild and present ...

  • High-Temperature and Environmental Effects on Polymeric Composites

    State-of-the-art research on the advancement of polymeric composite durability from experts in materials science and the mechanics of materials. 15 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers examine such topics as:• Analytical models that predict long-term performance• Thermomechanical procedures to improve mechanical performance • The ...

  • Mechanics of Fatigue Crack Closure

    Covers fatigue crack closure from materials characterization to practical application in industry. Peer reviewed papers provide information and experiences on new crack-closure measurement techniques, advanced crack-closure analysis methods, and practical applications of the crack-closure concept to predict crack-propagation lives of aerospace and ...

  • Corrosion Fatigue: Mechanics, Metallurgy, Electrochemistry, and Engineering

    This publication presents research data covering corrosion and fracture mechanics of metals, primarily steel, aluminum, and titanium. The papers presented are primarily research in nature although several papers deal with application technology. The papers address: mechanics and basic metal characteristics, the effects of the environments of ...

  • Spectral and Scattering Theory for Wave Propagation in Perturbed Stratified Media

    Contents: Introduction.- Propagation of Acoustic Waves.- Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves.- Appendix. 1, 2.- Notes.- References.- ...

  • Topics in Computational Wave Propagation

    These ten detailed and authoritative survey articles on numerical methods for direct and inverse wave propagation problems are written by leading experts. Researchers and practitioners in computational wave propagation, from postgraduate level onwards, will find the breadth and depth of coverage of recent developments a valuable resource. The ...

  • High-Tech and Micropropagation V

    This volume, fifth in the series High-Tech and Micropropagation, contains 24 chapters arranged in the following three sections:I. Vegetables and Fruits: garlic, Amaranthus, Brassica oleracea, pepper, watermelon, cassava, banana, Myrtus communis, passionfruit, Polymnia sonchifolia, pepino, and spinach.II. Grasses: bamboos, Caustis dioica, ...

  • Interdisciplinary Public Health Reasoning and Epidemic Modelling: The Case of Black Death

    This book introduces a novel synthetic paradigm of public health reasoning and epidemic modelling, and then implements it in the study of the infamous 14th century AD Black Death disaster that killed at least one-fourth of the European population. The book starts by focusing on the intellectual context in which epidemic research takes place, in a ...

  • International Symposium on Rainfall Rate and Radio Wave Propagation (ISRR ´07)

    The First International Symposium on Rainfall Rate and Radio Wave Propagation (ISRR'07) has been conducted by the Department of Physics, Sona College of Technology, in Salem, India during 29-30 January 2007 at the college premises. The symposium was sponsored bythe Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Indian Space Research ...

  • Radio Wave Propagation

    This work treats the essential elements of radio wave propagation without requiring recourse to advanced electromagnetic concepts and equations; however it provides sufficient detail to allow those concerned with wireless systems to acquire quickly a practical working knowledge of the important concepts. The treatment commences with an analysis of ...

  • Computational Ocean Acoustics

    'Many practical suggestions and tips; the examples are meaningful and the illustrations are effective....Destined to become a classic reference that any serious practitioner of ocean acoustics cannot afford to ignore.' Revue de livre Authored by four internationally renowned scientists, this volume covers 20 years of progress in computational ...

  • Monitoring the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Regional Wave Propagation and Crustal Structure

    On September 1996, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), prohibiting nuclear explosions worldwide, in all environments. The treaty calls for a global verification system, including a network of 321 monitoring stations distributed around the globe, a data communications network, an ...

  • Porous Media: Theory and Experiments

    The volume contains a collection of contributions presented at the Euromech Colloquium 366. The Euromech Colloquium 366, organized by the editor, was held in Essen from June 23-28, 1997. The Colloquium provided a forum for presentation of new scientific results and ideas in the major areas of contemporary research in the field of porous ...

  • Micropropagation of Woody Plants

    This volume covers recent advances in the vegetative propagation of woody plants by tissue culture. A wide range of topics relevant to micropropagation of woody plants are discussed by renowned international scientists. These include cellular contro of morphogenesis, light regimes in tissue culture, maturation and rejuvenation, synthetic ...

  • High-Tech and Micropropagation IV

    In continuation from the previous three volumes 17, 18, and 19 on High-Tech and Micropropagation this volume presents 29 chapters on the propagation of ornamental plants through modern biotechnological methods. The species covered include Alstromeria, Antirrhinum, Begonia, Chrysanthemum, Cornus, Euphorbia, Gardenia, Gladiolus, Hyacinthus, ...

  • High-Tech and Micropropagation VI

    This volume, sixth in the series High-Tech and Micropropagation, contains 27 chapters arranged in two sections:I. Ornamental and Aromatic Plants: amaryllis, Anthurium, Blandfordia, bromeliads, Campanula, Coleus, Ctenanthe, Cyclamen, Daphne, Dracaena, Gerbera, Helianthemum, Leucojum, Mammillaria, Maranta, Mediocactus, Mussaenda, Narcissus, ...

  • IUTAM Symposium on Waves in Liquid/Gas and Liquid/Vapour Two-Phase Systems

    Waves in liquid/gas and liquid/vapour two-phase systems have various wave modes, curious propagation characteristics and peculiar mechanisms for destabilizing and stabilizing, due to the composite structure of two-phase systems, the accumulated effects of the local and instantaneous interactions between the phases, and the phase transitions. ...

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