A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America (Peterson Field by Kent H. McKnight, Vera B. McKnight, Roger Tory Peterson

By Kent H. McKnight, Vera B. McKnight, Roger Tory Peterson

Approximately all nature-oriented humans profess a love affair with the plant life, yet just a constrained quantity admit to an identical ardour for mushrooms, except as a desk delicacy. a few humans might brush off them as «toadstools,» to be ranked with spiders, snakes, bats, and different issues that experience turn into symbolic of the darkish part of existence.

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Penstemons by Robert Nold

By Robert Nold

With a few 270 species, Penstemon is the most important genus endemic to North the USA, with examples to be present in each kingdom within the continental U.S. Penstemons are fairly liked through rock gardeners, yet as Panayoti Kelaidis issues out in his foreword, they belong in each backyard, due to the fact that "one penstemon or one other will thrive in almost any microclimate a backyard can contrive, from sizzling, barren region exposures to dank shade."

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A Monograph of Codonopsis and Allied Genera by De-Yuan Hong

By De-Yuan Hong

Codonopsis and its allied genera, are a bunch of crops that are vital in financial system and horticulture. A Monograph of Codonopsis and Allied Genera (Campanulaceae s. str.) deals its viewers complete wisdom of those crops together with palynology, cytology, inhabitants biology, morphological description, geographical distribution with vouchers brought up, first-class ink illustrations, and colour images, and keys to genera and to species.

This first-class paintings will facilitate identity of appropriate vegetation, use of plant assets, evaluation of endangered states, the improvement of conservation options, and should advertise systematic and evolutionary study of this group.

  • Provides entire descriptions and classifications of Codonopsis and allied genera
  • Richly illustrated with line drawings and top quality colour photographs
  • Delineates and clarifies the relationships of Codonopsis and its allied teams in accordance with the analyses utilizing info from exterior morphology, pollen morphology, chromosomes, and molecular biology

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Nature garden by Jim Conrad

By Jim Conrad

Simply what's going one of the rustling rows of corn within the yard backyard? And simply who's cowering lower than the pansies? Gardens and flower beds might sound tranquil yet they're really phases on which 1000000 hidden dramas spread. to work out them, we have to peep into holes and corners and glance underneath issues, simply because that is the place the timid cricket awaits night's darkness, the place thistles getting ready for invasion pack their parachutes, and the place the smaller scales of items turns roving centipedes into rampaging monsters. detect Nature within the backyard offers backyard existence, from vegetation and weeds to earthworms and moles, in outstanding aspect, with info on anatomy, meals webs, and ecology.

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Plant cytogenetics, Second Edition by Ram J. Singh

By Ram J. Singh

Plant cytogenetics has improved at a fast price because the e-book of the 1st version. Plant Cytogenetics, moment variation provides an updated overview of cytogenetics. It covers the most recent within the quite a few classical and sleek ideas within the dealing with of chromosomes, karyotype research, genetics of meiosis, genomic relationships, and chromosome manipulation. It contains new chapters on additional chromosomal inheritance and the mode of copy in crops, paricularly apomixis, in addition to new sections at the molecular foundation of heredity, genomic in situ hybridization, and the classical and molecular equipment of genome research. the writer additionally elaborates at the cytogenetic foundation of somaclonal edition generated via phone and tissue tradition.

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DNA-Based Markers in Plants by Benjamin Burr (auth.), Ronald L. Phillips, Indra K. Vasil

By Benjamin Burr (auth.), Ronald L. Phillips, Indra K. Vasil (eds.)

The double helix structure of DNA was once elucidated in 1953. two decades later, in 1973, the invention of limit enzymes helped to create recombinant DNA mol­ ecules in vitro. the results of those robust and novel tools of molecular biol­ ogy, and their power within the genetic manipulation and development of microbes, crops and animals, grew to become more and more glaring, and resulted in the delivery of recent biotechnology. the 1st transgenic crops during which a bacterial gene have been stably built-in have been produced in 1983, and by means of 1993 transgenic crops have been produced in all significant crop species, together with the cereals and the legumes. those striking achievements have led to the construction of plants which are proof against powerful yet environmentally secure herbicides, or to viral pathogens and bug pests. In different situations genes were brought that hold up fruit ripening, or raise starch content material, or reason male sterility. each one of these manipulations are in line with the advent of a unmarried gene - more often than not of bacterial beginning - that regulates a massive monogenic trait, into the crop of selection. a number of the engineered plants are actually below box trials and are anticipated to be commercially produced in the following few years.

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Paradoxes by Piotr Łukowski

By Piotr Łukowski

The booklet is a monograph dedicated to paradoxes of reasoning within the eu culture of philosophical good judgment. for every paradox, it analyses very important makes an attempt at its solution.The content material is prepared based on the recent class of paradoxes awarded by way of the writer. The paradoxes mentioned within the first 3 chapters will be referred to as intra-linguistic ones. the 1st bankruptcy analyzes paradoxes due to a conflict among a logically right reasoning and formerly authorised reviews. the second is dedicated to paradoxes caused by the mistake of ambiguity. The 3rd one analyzes reasonings, whose paradoxical personality originates in self-referent language buildings. bankruptcy 4 discusses paradoxes that are known as ontological ones, whose life effects from a war of words among the language description of truth and that truth itself.

The e-book is written in a transparent method and doesn't require complex wisdom of good judgment. it's addressed to readers with both humanist or clinical academic historical past and bargains with very important difficulties of language, cognition and reasoning in an available means.

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Bewusstseinsverändernde Pflanzen von A - Z by Angelika Prentner

By Angelika Prentner

Neuauflage thematisiert schwerpunktmäßig europäische Planzen
Ausführliche Beschreibung von Aussehen, Vorkommen und Wirkung
Verbindung von culture und Moderne, Altes Wissen und neueste Erkenntnisse
Hinweise auf mögliche Gefahren wie Überdosierung, Sucht und Abhängigkeit

Der Gebrauch von bewusstseinsverändernden Pflanzen nimmt vor allem bei Jugendlichen stark zu. Statistiken zufolge haben forty % aller 14- bis 16-Jährigen schon einmal eine solche Pflanze konsumiert. Nur wenige wissen jedoch über die richtige Handhabung, die Dosierung, Wirkungen und die möglichen Folgen Bescheid, wie etwa Angst, Panik oder Flashbacks. In diesem Buch erklärt die erfahrene Pharmazeutin Angelika Prentner, wie bewusstseinsverändernde Pflanzen wirken, die Gründe des Konsums und die Problematik von Sucht und Abhängigkeit. In der Neuauflage widmet sich die Autorin schwerpunktmäßig den europäischen Pflanzen und beschreibt diese ausführlich in Aussehen, Vorkommen und Wirkung. Zudem geht sie auf den Gebrauch der indigenen Bevölkerung im Vergleich mit unserem Kulturkreis ein und zeigt sehr anschaulich den Nutzen für die moderne Wissenschaft und Medizin. Das Buch wendet es sich an Ärzte, Apotheker, Pädagogen, Eltern, Jugendliche und an dem Thema Interessierte.

Content point » Professional/practitioner

Stichwörter » Abhängigkeit - Bewusstseinsveränderung - hashish - Engelstrompete - Indigene Kulturen - Magic Mushrooms - Pflanzen - Psychotrope Pflanzen - Sucht

Verwandte Fachbereiche » Innere Medizin - Medizin & Gesundheitsberufe - Naturheilverfahren - Pharmakologie

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Biophysical control of microfibril orientation in plant cell by J.D. Boyd

By J.D. Boyd

Within the extraordinary variety of aquatic and terrestrial plant genera, each one has attribute phone wall types. a couple of hypotheses were complex to provide an explanation for ameliorations in microfibril preparations throughout someone such wall. of these, purely the 'multinet' idea, which consists of the postulation of reorientation of microfibrils attributable to phone extension, now has a considerable variety of advert­ herents. despite the fact that, many scientists are sceptical of its validity; evidently it truly is incompatible with a variety of saw microfibril preparations. The guideline of this examine is that this sort of speculation should be legitimate provided that it truly is acceptable to all plant varieties and wall forms. at the start, reanalyses are made from facts claimed to verify justification for multi internet postulations. the implications express that earlier deductions from these information, in aid of multinet, are topic to critical problem. equally, a re-evaluation of the observations, which impressed the multinet concept, indicates they've got a extra logical clarification. Herein, it truly is concluded that mobilephone wall improvement comprises biophysical elements, which neces­ sarily hinder multinet's postulated huge reorientations of microfibrils, after their formation. regrettably the formerly most modern released concept, that's in accordance with the absence of reorientation in the course of extension, fails to reply to the basic query of the way alternating orientations among lamellae are managed, or clarify diversifications in thickness of wall layers. large released information are used to spot forces curious about phone wall development.

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