All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Botany  Economic Botany & Ethnobotany

Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses

By: Steven E Ullrich
640 pages, col plates
Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses ISBN: 9780813801230 Hardback Jan 2011 Usually dispatched within 4 days
    £170.00
    #189568
Selected version: £170.00
About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

Barley is one of the world's most important crops with uses ranging from food and feed production, malting and brewing to its use as a model organism in molecular research. The demand and uses of barley continue to grow and this comprehensive reference looks at all aspects of the crop from taxonomy and morphology through to end use.

Contents

Contributors. Preface. 1: Significance, Adaptation, Production, and Trade of Barley. 2: Barley Origin and Related Species. 3: Barley Genome Organization, Mapping, and Synteny. 4: Genome Analysis: The State of Knowledge of Barley Genes. 5: Cytogenetics and Molecular Cytogenetics of Barley: A Model Cereal Crop with a Large Genome. 6: Application of Molecular Genetics and Transformation to Barley Improvement. 7: Barley Germplasm Conservation and Resources. 8: Barley Breeding History, Progress, Objectives, and Technology. 9: Cultural Practices: Focus on Major Barley-Producing Regions. 10: Abiotic Stresses in Barley: Problems and Solutions. 11: Biotic Stress in Barley: Disease Problems and Solutions. 12: Biotic Stress in Barley: Insect Problems and Solutions. 13: The Development, Structure, and Composition of the Barley Grain. 14: Biochemistry, Physiology, and Genetics of Endosperm Mobilization in Germinated Barley Grain. 15: Malting and Brewing Uses of Barley. 16: Barley Feed Uses and Quality Improvement. 17: Food Uses of Barley. 18: Adapting Cereal Plants and Human Society to a Changing Climate and Economy Merged by the Concept of Self-Organization. Index.

Customer Reviews

Biography

Steven E. Ullrich is a Professor of Agronomy in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State University.

By: Steven E Ullrich
640 pages, col plates
Media reviews

The book is aimed at an academic rather than a general readership and should achieve wide approval amongst barley scientists, although familiarity with techniques and terminology may be necessary for some specialist areas. (Experimental Agriculture, 2011)

 

Current promotions
Best of Winter 2018Harper CollinsOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife