The Roots Of Life

Author: LLOYD A. ATABANSI, PHD
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1491848723
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Jack Forrester, a former United States Navy seal, and a renowned archaeologist, has been contracted to hunt for the roots of life by one of the world’s most powerful men, Seth Ohmsford. With its healing and medicinal components, the roots of life would be required to prolong the life of this powerful man. As an insurance to ensure that Jack completes the assignment, the beautiful Ausanat is abducted by Ohmsford and hidden in a remote place known only to him. Jack feels betrayed and goes on an adventurous journey to find her. His search for the roots of life and Ausanat takes him to faraway lands where his survival skills are put to the test.

Plant Roots

Author: Yoav Waisel
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824744748
Size: 78.47 MB
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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.

The Roots Of Life

Author: Zdislav David Lasevski
Publisher: Zdislav David Lasevski
ISBN: 1467581399
Size: 78.46 MB
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This book is about kids growing up in an orphanage. Its based on a true story because the author grew up in the same setting. Its a novel describing day-to-day activities and interactions between unique kids and their counselors. This book can be greatly enjoyed by all ages. Parents can read this book and tell their kids how lucky they are when they live in a warm home. The kids can learn how life evolves inside an orphanage and appreciate a warm house, food on their table and a comfortable bed at night. Ps. This book was translated into many languages.

Plant Life

Author: Roland Ennos
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444311379
Size: 58.70 MB
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There are almost one third of a million species of plants which range in form from unicellular algae a few microns in diameter to gigantic trees that can grow to a height of 100 meters. Plant Life makes sense of the bewildering diversity of plants by treating them not just as photosynthetic factories, but as living organisms that are the survivors of millions of years of evolutionary struggle. The book examines plants from an evolutionary perspective to show how such a wide range of life forms has evolved and continues to thrive. The book is divided into three main sections. The first introductory section sets out the necessary background of evolutionary and taxonomic theory and introduces a classification of living plants based on the ways in which they have evolved. The second part investigates how the challenges of life in the water and on land have led to the evolution of the major taxonomic groups of the plants, and describes the key adaptations that have contributed to the success of each group. The final section shows how the contrasting environments of the world's major climatic zones have led to the evolution of such different floras as those of tropical rainforests, prairies and deserts. This section introduces a fascinating range of plants with ingenious and often bizarre methods of survival and reproduction. The book is enriched by detailed case studies, points for discussion and suggestions for further investigation. In addition, extensive color plates and line drawings bring the world of plants vividly to life. Clear classification charts and a full glossary are also useful. Plant Life is an essential elementary text for undergraduate students and should prove a breath of fresh air for jaded botanists who are accustomed to the traditional taxonomic grind through the plant kingdom. New, environmental approach in keeping with modern course content. Beautifully written in a clear, concise and accessible style. Extensive colour plates, electron micrographs and line drawings bring the world of plants vividly to life. Uses carefully chosen examples of species in each group, so that students are not overwhelmed with excessive information and species lists. Discussion questions at the end of chapters encourages further reading and provides essay topics for teachers. Clear classification charts and a full glossary provide useful material for revision.

Grass Roots

Author: Ronald Ira Mack
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1503526267
Size: 56.37 MB
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This book is a collection of poems that gives inspiration, motivation, assurance, guidance, opportunity, directions, solitude, encouragement, necessity, and divine peace that will help to open up the minds, heart, and eyes of those living life in darkness. There are two sides to a story, and these poems were written and inspired by God through his vessel to give comfort to those in time of need. Hope you enjoy reading Grass Roots.

Biocalculus Calculus For Life Sciences

Author: James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305177290
Size: 45.65 MB
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The chief goal in this textbook is to show students how calculus relates to biology, with a style that maintains rigor without being overly formal. The text motivates and illustrates the topics of calculus with examples drawn from many areas of biology, including genetics, biomechanics, medicine, pharmacology, physiology, ecology, epidemiology, and evolution, to name a few. Particular attention has been paid to ensuring that all applications of the mathematics are genuine, and references to the primary biological literature for many of these has been provided so that students and instructors can explore the applications in greater depth. Although the focus is on the interface between mathematics and the life sciences, the logical structure of the book is motivated by the mathematical material. Students will come away from a course based on this book with a sound knowledge of mathematics and an understanding of the importance of mathematical arguments. Equally important, they will also come away with a clear understanding of how these mathematical concepts and techniques are central in the life sciences. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Roots And Wings

Author: Jack Haas
Publisher: Jack Haas
ISBN: 0973100745
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A rapturous saga, relating the author's inimitable experiences while out and about in "this crazy, beautiful, impossible world," as he describes it. Haas' travels encompass a wide variety of places, such as India, Iceland, Hawaii, New Zealand, Nepal, Europe, and Israel. Largely, however, this is an inner odyssey, and is a profound account of the author's acceptance, love, and alchemical union with the spirit and the earth itself.

Deep Roots Living Branches

Author: Alan Betteridge
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781848762770
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There have been Baptist churches in the Midlands since at least 1626. This book describes their story from Stoke-on-Trent in the north, to Droitwich in the south, and from Rugby in the east, to Oswestry in the west, and covers the whole of the large West Midland conurbation surrounding Birmingham.This volume includes the whole range of Baptists who have arisen from different sources over the generations, whether or not they have been in organised Association life. Local historians will gain an insight into a vital aspect of their community’s story. Original texts have been used to let people and their churches speak for themselves. The story has been divided into periods of time, reaching 2009 when the office of the Heart of England Baptist Association (which covers most of the Baptist churches in this account) made a significant move to a new location in Selly Oak. Within each period important topics are highlighted, such as worship, social impact, church planting, etc. in this way considerable growth and important changes over the years are detailed. Some exciting stories emerge, such as the leading role Baptists had in the campaign to abolish slavery. The publication of Deep Roots, Living Branches is a contribution to the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the start of the world’s first Baptist church among English émigrés in Amsterdam in 1609. The book includes numerous line-drawings by the talented artist, the late Violet Kennard of Coventry.

The Roots Of Our Faith

Author: James Ocansey
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595214746
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This book seeks to set Christianity "right-side up on its feet" by acknowledging its ancient Egyptian roots. Concepts, ideas and beliefs mapped out in the Zodiac or recorded in the Egyptian Book of the Dead became the source of much that we find in the Bible. It documents that creation doctrine taught by ancient Egyptians, and recorded in the Bible, was superseded by Evolutionary theory which distorted many of those ideas. Man, believed to be God's creation as spirit, soul and body became a "higher animal" according to evolutionary theory. Hierarchies of man emerged with the "higher" not assigned to ancient Egyptian Blacks but to Whites, while Blacks were even considered subhuman. The foundation was laid for racism and man's inhumanity to man as evidenced by slavery and the holocaust. Today color discrimination and segregation still exist, thanks to evolutionary theory. Since this philosophy still controls American Public school education, children are denied the knowledge of God with such truths, ideas and concepts that had their foundation in ancient Egypt. Consequently, students are exposed to the deception of Satan without the countervailing Power of God through the Holy Spirit, Who alone transforms individuals from the ordinary to the extraordinary.