Science

Riparia

Ecology, Conservation, and Management of Streamside Communities

Author: Robert J. Naiman,Henri Decamps,Michael E. McClain

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080470689

Category: Science

Page: 448

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This book describes the underlying water conditions and geologies that support viable riparia, illustrates the ecological characteristics of riparia, and discusses how riparia are used by human cultures as well as how riparia can be used to sustain environmental quality. In recent years riparian management has been widely implemented as a means of improving fisheries, water quality, and habitat for endangered species. This book provides the basic knowledge necessary to implement successful, long-term management and rehabilitation programs. Treats riparian patterns & processes in a holistic perspective, from ecological components to societal activities Contains over 130 illustrations and photos that summarize this complex ecological system Synthesizes the information from more than 6,000 professional articles Sidebars provide a look into ongoing research that is at the frontiers of riparian ecology and management
Science

Handbook of Flowering

Author: Abraham H. Halevy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849339165

Category: Science

Page: 776

View: 5798

This volume is an exhaustive source of information on the control and regulation of flowering. It presents data on the factors controlling flower induction and how they may be affected b climate and chemical treatments. For each plant, specific information is provided on all aspects of flower development, including sex expression, requirements for flowering initiation and development, photoperiod, light density, vernalization, and other temperature effects and interactions. Individual species are described from the standpoint of juvenility and maturation, morphology, induction and morphogenesis to anthesis. All information is presented alphabetically for easy reference.
Science

Taxonomy of the birds of the world

The complete checklist of all bird species and subspecies of the world

Author: fotolulu

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3748165692

Category: Science

Page: 700

View: 7835

How do you come up with the idea to list all the birds in the world including the subspecies and to give all birds English names? There is a reason for it - my favorite saying, whose author is unknown: "Everyone said that ́s not possible - then there was one who did not know that and just did it!" I am an animal photographer and probably a little bit crazy. Ive built a complete animal database for mammals and birds over the last decade. This facilitates my work in determining and archiving images and assigning keywords, especially among the many subspecies. With this book, I would like to give all birding friends and ornithologists a complete overview in English. For this I have given unique English names to all subspecies. The naming should not meet any scientific requirements. The names are based on translations from the Latin name, geographical distribution areas and the names of the discoverers. The entries consist of the scientific name, the English name, the distribution areas and the author. I wish you a lot of fun with this book, but especially while watching the fascinating birdlife. fotolulu
Science

Über die Züchtung plasmoparawiderstandsfähiger Reben

Author: Bernhard Husfeld

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662382369

Category: Science

Page: 78

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Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.
History

Arbeiten aus dem Kaiserlichen Gesundheitsamte

Author: Kaiserlichen Gesundheitsamtes

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642509568

Category: History

Page: 430

View: 5689

Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.
Cooking

Science, Vine and Wine in Modern France

Author: Harry W. Paul

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521525213

Category: Cooking

Page: 368

View: 6554

Examines viticulture and oenology, and the civilization of wine in modern France.
Science

Pflanzensoziologie und Landschaftsökologie

Author: R. Tüxen

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 9401571805

Category: Science

Page: 426

View: 992

Bericht über das Internationale Symposium in Stolzenau/Weser, 1963, der Internationalen Vereinigung für Vegetationskunde
Technology & Engineering

Soils for Fine Wines

Author: Robert E. White

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198032342

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

View: 6776

In recent years, viticulture has seen phenomenal growth, particularly in such countries as Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Chile, and South Africa. The surge in production of quality wines in these countries has been built largely on the practice of good enology and investment in high technology in the winery, enabling vintners to produce consistently good, even fine wines. Yet less attention has been paid to the influence of vineyard conditions on wines and their distinctiveness-an influence that is embodied in the French concept of terroir. An essential component of terroir is soil and the interaction between it, local climate, vineyard practices, and grape variety on the quality of grapes and distinctiveness of their flavor. This book considers that component, providing basic information on soil properties and behavior in the context of site selection for new vineyards and on the demands placed on soils for grape growth and production of wines. Soils for Fine Wines will be of interest to professors and upper-level students in enology, viticulture, soils and agronomy as well as wine enthusiasts and professionals in the wine industry.
Social Science

Riparia dans l'Empire romain

pour la définition du concept : actes des journées d'étude de Québec, 29-31 octobre 2009

Author: Ella Hermon

Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited

ISBN: 9781407304724

Category: Social Science

Page: 338

View: 8489

Riparia, here encompassing both river banks and shorelines, represent inherently unstable landscapes, but which have proved of fundamental importance to human activities. These essays look at Roman responses to riparian environments, presenting regional case-studies, and analysing attempts to manage these landscapes, as well as their depiction in legal, agronomic and literary contexts. French text.
Biography & Autobiography

River in a Dry Land

Author: Trevor Herriot

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

ISBN: 1551994399

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

View: 1220

Trevor Herriot’s memoir and history of the Qu’Appelle River Valley has won the CBA Libris Award for First-Time Author, the Writers’ Trust Drainie-Taylor Biography Prize, the Saskatchewan Book of the Year Award, and the Regina Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Non-fiction.

Illustrations of British Entomology

Or, A Synopsis of Indigenous Insects: Containing Their Generic and Specific Distinctions; with an Account of Their Metamorphoses, Times of Appearance, Localities, Food, and Economy, as Far as Practicable

Author: James Francis Stephens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 27

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