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Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada
Patricia J. Vittum, Michael G. Villani, Haruo Tashiro
The first edition of this reference work became known as the bible of turfgrass entomology upon publication in 1987. It proved invaluable to both professional entomologists and commercial turf managers, and also has been used widely in college...



Parasites of North American Freshwater Fishes
Glenn L. Hoffman
"A remarkable accomplishment. . . . [This volume] has been and will continue to be a major force advancing freshwater fish parasitology."—Ernest H. Williams Jr., from the Foreword This thoroughly revised and updated edition of a classic reference...



The Doubly Green Revolution
Food for All in the Twenty-First Century
Gordon Conway
Today more than three quarters of a billion people go hungry in a world where food is plentiful. A distinguished scientist here sets out an agenda for addressing this situation. Initially published in 1997 in the United Kingdom, the book is now...



From Where I Sit
Essays on Bees, Beekeeping, and Science
Mark L. Winston
A scientist before he was a beekeeper, Mark L. Winston found in his new hobby a paradigm for understanding the role science should play in society. In essays originally appearing as columns in Bee Culture, the leading professional journal, Winston...



Sowing Modernity
America's First Agricultural Revolution
Peter D. McClelland
Contrary to those who regard the economic transformation of the West as a gradual process spanning centuries, Peter D. McClelland claims the initial transformation of American agriculture was an unmistakable revolution. He asks when a single crucial...



Weeds of the Northeast
Richard H. Uva, Joseph C. Neal, Joseph M. Ditomaso
Here, at last, is a lavishly illustrated manual for ready identification of 299 common and economically important weeds in the region south to Virginia, north to Maine and southern Canada, and west to Wisconsin. Based on vegetative rather than floral...






Plant-Parasitic Nematodes
A Pictorial Key to Genera
William Mai
Formerly titled Pictorial Key to the Genera of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes, this volume has been the standard work on plant disease around the globe. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the fundamental reference for students as well as for...



Transforming Agrarian Economies
Opportunities Seized, Opportunities Missed
Thomas Tomich, Peter Kilby, Bruce F. Johnston






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