Plant Roots by Yoav Waisel,Amram Eshel,Tom Beeckman,Uzi Kafkafi Summary
The third edition of a standard resource, this book offers a state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary presentation of plant roots. It examines structure and development, assemblage of root systems, metabolism and growth, stressful environments, and interactions at the rhizosphere. Reflecting the explosion of advances and emerging technologies in the field, the book presents developments in the study of root origin, composition, formation, and behavior for the production of novel pharmaceutical and medicinal compounds, agrochemicals, dyes, flavors, and pesticides. It details breakthroughs in genetics, molecular biology, growth substance physiology, biotechnology, and biomechanics.
Tree Roots in the Built Environment by John Roberts,Nick Jackson,Mark Smith,Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Great Britain) Summary
This publication sets out a comprehensive review of tree root biology and covers a broad range of practical issues that need to be considered in order to grow trees successfully in our towns and cities and to realise the significant benefits they provide in built environments. Topics covered include: soil condition and roots; improving tree root growth in urban soils; water supply and drought amelioration for amenity trees; coping with soil contamination; protecting trees during excavation and good trenching practice; control of damage to tree roots on construction sites; tree root damage to buildings and pavements, sewers, drains and pipes; research needs and sustainability issues.
Roots by International Society of Root Research. Symposium,International Society of Root Research Summary
The root is the organ that functions as the interface between the plant and the earth environment. Many human management practices involving crops, forests and natural vegetation also affect plant growth through the soil and roots. Understanding the morphology and function of roots from the cellular level to the level of the whole root system is required for both plant production and environmental protection. This book is at the forefront of plant root science (rhizology), catering to professional plant scientists and graduate students. It covers root development, stress physiology, ecology, and associations with microorganisms. The chapters are selected papers originally presented at the 6th Symposium of the International Society of Root Research, where plant biologists, ecologists, soil microbiologists, crop scientists, forestry scientists, and environmental scientists, among others, gathered to discuss current research results and to establish rhizology as a newly integrated research area.
Roots by N.A Summary
To commemorate Roots Canada's fortieth anniversary, Roots: Forty Years of Style celebrates the company's rich history and brings together a curated collection of the best and most visually arresting photographs from the Roots archive -- many of which have never been seen before. As one of Canada's most iconic brand, Roots has a history that runs deep into the heart of this country. Founded in 1973 by Michael Budman and Don Green, with a goal of translating their affinity for the Canadian wilderness and sport into a distinctive and unique aesthetic, Roots is now an internationally renowned company synonymous with excellent design, workmanship, and innovative store concepts. From their revolutionary Negative Heel Shoes to their Beaver Canoe sweatshirts, their celebrated Team Canada Olympic hats to their high-quality leather goods, groundbreaking interiors, and camp chic, the company has truly defined Canadian style. Roots: Forty Years of Style celebrates the company's rich heritage and brings together a curated collection of the best and most visually arresting photographs from the Roots archive -- many of which have never been seen before. Featuring an introduction by Michael Budman and Don Green, a foreword by famed fashion editor Suzanne Boyd, and an afterword by Academy Award-nominee Dan Aykroyd, this stunning stylebook takes us through Roots history and gives us a look into how this exceptional brand continues to be a global lifestyle leader.
Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis,Walter Lee Sheppard,William Ryland Beall,Kaleen E. Beall Summary
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Structure and Function of Roots by F. Baluska,Slovak Academy of Sciences Dr. Milada Ciamporova,Otília Gasparíková,Peter W. Barlow Summary
In 1971, the late Dr. J. Kolek of the Institute of Botany, Bratislava, organized the first International Symposium devoted exclusively to plant roots. At that time, perhaps only a few of the participants, gathered together in Tatranska Lomnica, sensed that a new era of root meetings was beginning. Nevertheless, it is now clear that Dr. Kolek's action, undertaken with his characteristic enormous enthusiasm, was rather pioneering, for it started a series a similar meetings. Moreover, what was rather exceptional at the time was the fact that the meeting was devoted to the functioning of just a single organ, the root. One possible reason for the unexpected success of the original, perhaps naive, idea of a Root Symposium might lie with the fact that plant roots have always been extremely popular as experimental material for cytologists, biochemists and physiologists whishing to probe processes as diverse as cell division and solute transport. Of course, the connection of roots with the rest of the plant is not forgotten either. This wide variety of disciplines is now coupled with the development of increasingly sophisticated experimental techniques to study some of these old problems. These factors undoubtedly contribute to the necessity of continuing the tradition of the root symposia. The common theme of root function gives, in addition, a certain unity to all these diverse activities.
Greek and Latin Roots by Timothy Rasinski,Nancy Padak,Rick M. Newton,Evangeline Newton Summary
Suitable for K-12 teachers, this book provides the latest research on strategies, ideas, and resources for teaching Greek and Latin roots including prefixes, suffixes, and bases to help instruct learners in vocabulary development, improve their comprehension, and ultimately help learners to read more effectively. Written by leading authors and literacy experts, this book enhances instruction with an in-depth understanding of how to incorporate word roots into vocabulary lessons in all content areas. Strategies are presented to help teachers empower students with techniques for using roots to unlock word meaning while expanding their vocabularies and developing a genuine appreciation for words. Ideas on how to plan and adapt vocabulary instruction for English language learners are included to help achieve successful results in diverse classrooms. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and supports the Common Core and other state standards.
Hairy Roots by Pauline M. Doran Summary
Hairy roots are plant roots that have been genetically transformed and can be cultured on a large scale to replace whole plants for investigating plant secondary metabolism and its genetic manipulation, producing foreign proteins, propagating plants in agriculture, environmental research, and developing new engineering technology for the large-scale production of plant chemicals. The 21 papers cover culture and synthesis, plant propagation, and environmental and bioprocessing aspects. They include detailed instructions for experimental procedures and review recent developments with an emphasis on the cross-disciplinary nature of the research and the direction of future developments. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Numerical Methods for Roots of Polynomials - by J.M. McNamee Summary
Numerical Methods for Roots of Polynomials - Part I (along with volume 2 covers most of the traditional methods for polynomial root-finding such as Newton’s, as well as numerous variations on them invented in the last few decades. Perhaps more importantly it covers recent developments such as Vincent’s method, simultaneous iterations, and matrix methods. There is an extensive chapter on evaluation of polynomials, including parallel methods and errors. There are pointers to robust and efficient programs. In short, it could be entitled “A Handbook of Methods for Polynomial Root-finding . This book will be invaluable to anyone doing research in polynomial roots, or teaching a graduate course on that topic. First comprehensive treatment of Root-Finding in several decades Gives description of high-grade software and where it can be down-loaded Very up-to-date in mid-2006; long chapter on matrix methods Includes Parallel methods, errors where appropriate Invaluable for research or graduate course
Roots, Tubers, Plantains and Bananas in Human Nutrition by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Summary
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The Greek & Latin Roots of English by Tamara M. Green Summary
Now in its third edition, The Greek & Latin Roots of English rates as one of the foremost resources for students of etymology, across many academic disciplines. The third edition retains the approach of previous editions, with added exercises and updated lessons.
Roots and Tubers in the Global Food System by Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. Committee on Inter-Centre Root and Tuber Crops Research,Gregory J. Scott Summary
In 1995, TAC commissioned an Inter-Centre Review of Root and Tuber Crops Research in the CGIAR, and that group's final report was submitted in April 1996. Among its findings, the review recommended that the Centers working on these crops prepare, in consultation with non-CGIAR members, "a comprehensive, documented text that sets out a vision for root and tuber research employing inter-Centre collaborations and institutional partnerships ... "(TAC, 1997). At International Centers' Week 1996, representatives of CIAT, CIP, IFPRI, IPGRI, and IITA met, formed an informal committee, and established a task force to prepare such a report, with CIP and CIAT representatives acting as co-convenors. This document synthesizes the principal findings of the subsequent work. Roots and tuber crops have myriad and complex roles to play in feeding the world in the coming decades. Far from being one sort of crop that serves one specific purpose, they will be many things to many-very many-people.