Books Received

If you would like to review a book or books for PSB, contact the Editor, stating the book of interest and the date by which it would be reviewed (15 February, 15 May, 15 August or 15 November of the appropriate year). Send e-mail to <leverich@slu.edu>, call or write as soon as you notice the book of interest in this list, because they go quickly!-Ed.

* = book in review or declined for review
** = book reviewed in this issue

Advances in Photosynthesis, Volume 5, Photosynthesis and the Environment Baker, N.R., ed. 1996. ISBN 0-7923-4316-6 (cloth US$292.50) 491 pp. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 101 Phillip Drive, Norwell MA 02061.

Biotechnology and the Improvement of Forage Legumes McKersie, B. D., and D. C. W. Brown. 1997. ISBN 0-85199-109-2 (cloth US$125) 444 pp. CAB International, 198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016.

The Colours of Life: An Introduction to the Chemistry of Porphyrins and Related Compounds Milgrom, L. R. 1997. ISBN 0-19-855962-3 (paper US$39.95) 0-19-855380-3 (cloth US$95) 249 pp. Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Ave., New York NY 10016.

Conserving Peatlands Parkyn, L., R. E. Stoneman, and H. A. P. Ingrahm. 1997. ISBN 0-85198-998-5 (cloth US$110) 500 pp. Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Ave., New York NY 10016.

Cyclamen: A Guide for Gardeners, Horticulturists and Botanists Grey-Wilson, C. 1997. ISBN 0-88192-386-9 (cloth US$39.95) 192 pp. Timber Press, Inc. 133 SW Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland OR 97204-3527.

Essential Oil Crops Weiss, E. A. 1997. ISBN 0-85199-137-8 (cloth US$ 135) 600 pp. CAB International, 198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016.

The Gardenerís Guide to Growing Irises Stebbins, G. 1997. ISBN 0-88192-388-5 (cloth US$29.95) 160 pp. Timber Press, Inc. 133 SW Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland OR 97204-3527.

Genetic Engineering: Principles and Methods, Volume 19 Setlow, J. K., ed. 1997. ISBN 0-306-45681-8 (cloth US$ 85) 309 pp. Plenum Press, 233 Spring St., New York NY 10013.

Handbuch der Pflanzenanatomie X, part 3, Seed Anatomy Werker. E. 1997. ISBN 3-443-14024-6 (cloth US$116) 424 pp. Gebruder Borntraeger, Johannesstr. 3 A, D-70176 Stuttgart, Germany.

Handbuch der Pflanzenanatomie XIV, part 4, Microscopic Venation Patterns of Leaves and their Importance in the Distinction of (Tropical) Species Roth, I. 1996. ISBN 3-443-14023-8 (cloth US$ 98) 196 pp. Gebruder Borntraeger, Johannesstr. 3 A, D-70176 Stuttgart, Germany.

Hollies: The Genus Ilex Galle, F. 1997. ISBN 0-88192-380-X (cloth US$59.95) 619 pp. Timber Press, Inc. 133 SW Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland OR 97204-3527.

Intermountain Flora, Volume 3A: Subclass Rosidae (except Fabales) Cronquist, A., N.H. Holmgren, and P. K. Holmgren. 1997. ISBN 0-89327-375-9 (cloth) 446 pp. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York 10458-5126.

Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Genetic Analysis Lange, K. 1997 ISBN 0-387-94909-7 (cloth US$ 54.95) 265 pp. Springer Verlag New York 175 Fifth Ave., New York NY 10100.

My Garden in Spring Bowles, E.A. 1997. ISBN 0-88192-375-3 (cloth US$24.95) 308 pp. Timber Press, Inc. 133 SW Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland OR 97204-3527.

New Flora of the British Isles, Second Edition Stace, C. 1997. ISBN 0-521-58935-5 (plastic US$85) 1130 pp. Cambridge University Press, 40 West 20th Streeet, New York, NY 10011.

New Strategies in Locust Control Krall, S., R. Peveling, and D. BaDiallo, eds. 1997. ISBN 0-8176-5442-9 (cloth US$49.50) 522 pp. Birkhäuser Boston, 675 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge MA 02139.

Nucleic Acid Amplification Technologies: Application to Disease Diagnosis Lee, H., S. Morse, and Ø. Olsvik. 1997. ISBN 0-8176-3921-7 (cloth US$74.50) 286 pp. Birkhäuser Boston, 675 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge MA 02139.

Orchids of the Northeast: A Field Guide Chapman, W. K. 1997. ISBN 0-8156-0342-8 (paper US$17.95) 0-8156-2697-5 (cloth US$39.95) 200 pp. Syracuse University Press, 1600 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse NY 13244-5160.

Oxford Dictionary of Plant Lore Vickery, R. 1997. ISBN 0-19-280053-1 (paper US$17.95) 437 pp. . Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Ave., New York NY 10016.

People and the Land Through Time: Linking Ecology and History Russell, E. W. B. 1997. ISBN 0-300-06830-1 (cloth US$35) 308 pp. Yale University Press, P.O. Box 209040, New Haven CT 06520-9040.

Perennial Ground Covers MacKenzie, D. 1997. ISBN 0-88192-368-0 (cloth US$49.95) 400 pp. Timber Press, Inc. 133 SW Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland OR 97204-3527.

Physiological Ecology of Tropical Plants Lüttge, U. 1997. ISBN 3-540-61161-4 (cloth US$45.95) 384 pp. Springer Verlag New York 175 Fifth Ave., New York NY 10100.

Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plant Lipids Williams, J. P., M. U. Khan, and N. W. Lem, eds. 1997. ISBN 0-7923-4379-4 (cloth US$241) 418 pp. . Kluwer Academic Publishers, 101 Phillip Drive, Norwell MA 02061.

Plant Resource Allocation Bazzaz, F. A., and J. Grace. 1997. ISBN 0-12-083490-1 (cloth US$84.95) 303 pp. Academic Press, 525 B Street, Suite 1900, San Diego CA 92101-4495.

Slanted Truths. Essays on Gaia, Symbiosis, and Evolution Margulis, L., and D. Sagan. 1997. ISBN 0-387-94927-5 (cloth US$27) 368 pp. Copernicus, Springer Verlag New York 175 Fifth Ave., New York NY 10100.

The Smaller Perennials Elliot, J. 1997. ISBN 0-88192-383-4 (cloth US$29.95) 176 pp. Timber Press, Inc. 133 SW Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland OR 97204-3527.

Transgenic Plants: A Production System for Industrial and Pharmaceutical Proteins Owen, M. R. L., and J. Pen, eds. 1997. ISBN 0-471-96444-1 (paper US$56) 348 pp. John Wiley & Sons, 605 Third Ave., New York NY 10158.

Trilliums Case, Jr., F. W., and R. B. Case 1997. ISBN 0-88192-374-5 (cloth US$29.95) 285 pp. Timber Press, Inc. 133 SW Second Avenue, Suite 450, Portland OR 97204-3527.

Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management, and Conservation of Fragmented Communities Laurence, W. F., and R. O Bierregaard, Jr., eds. 1997. ISBN 0-226-46899-2 (paper US$38) 0-226-46898-4 (cloth US$105) 632 pp. University of Chicago Press, 5801 South Ellis Ave., Chicago IL 60637.

World Weeds: Natural Histories and Distributions Holm., L., J. Doll, E. Holm, J. Pancho, and J. Herberger. 1997. ISBN 0-471-04701-5 (cloth) 1129 pp. John Wiley & Sons, 605 Third Ave., New York NY 10158.

Vascular Plants of Texas: A Comprehensive Checklist including Synonymy, Bibliography, and Index Jones, S. D., J. K. Wipff, and P. M. Montgomery. 1997. ISBN 0-292-74044-1 (cloth US$55) 384 pp. University of Texas Press, P.O. Box 7819, Austin TX 78713-7819.

Visual Revelations: Graphical Tales of Fate and Deception from Napoleon Bonaparte to Ross Perot Wainer, H. 1997. ISBN 0-387-94902-X (cloth US$35) 180 pp. Copernicus, Springer Verlag New York 175 Fifth Ave., New York NY 10100.

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