Authors:Kim Nelson, Paul Mirocha,
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers
Keywords: companion, gardener, desert
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2001-04
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 1887896201
ISBN-13: 9781887896207

For old hands or inexperienced newcomers, A Desert Gardener’s Companion is the essential reference for creating and maintaining a bountiful and environmentally sensitive Southwestern gardens. Master Gardener Kim Nelson provides a wealth of information in an easy-to-use seasonal format, covering what to do week-by-week in the desert climates of Southern California, Arizona, southern Nevada, southern New Mexico, and West Texas. Nelson covers everything from planting agave americana to mulching melons to adding zinc chelates to desert soils: one hundred sixty specific topics in all. Delight

Authors:Daniel W. Stroock, S.R. S. Varadhan,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: mathematics, classics, processes, diffusion, multidimensional
Number of Pages: 350
Published: 2005-12-05
List price: $59.95
ISBN-10: 3540289984
ISBN-13: 9783540289982

From the reviews: "This book is an excellent presentation of the application of martingale theory to the theory of Markov processes, especially multidimensional diffusions. [...] This monograph can be recommended to graduate students and research workers but also to all interested in Markov processes from a more theoretical point of view." Mathematische Operationsforschung und Statistik

Author: Fearghal McGarry
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: easter, ireland, rising
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2010-01-12
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0192801864
ISBN-13: 9780192801869

At ten minutes past midday on Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, thirty members of James Connolly’s Irish Citizen Army launched a raid on Dublin Castle--the citadel of British rule in Ireland. Although what happened next has become an integral touchstone of Irish independence, as well as the subject of many political, military, diplomatic, and local studies, no source has described the events of the Easter Rising as seen through the eyes of those who lived through it--until now. Based on a recently un-archived trove of over 1,700 eye-witness statements, The Rising tells the story of this sem

Authors:Lynn Van Gorp, M.S.,
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Keywords: science, readers, life, pioneer, mendel, genetics, gregor
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2008-02-25
List price: $8.99
ISBN-10: 0743905989
ISBN-13: 9780743905985

Gregor Johann Mendel is known as the father of modern genetics. He used cross-breeding to develop different kinds of peas. This allowed him to make predictions about the outcomes of various crosses. These are now called Mendel’s Laws of Heredity. They explain how traits are passed from generation to generation due to dominant and recessive genes.

Author: Colette Soler
Publisher: Manantial
Keywords: spanish, analisis, finales
Published: 1988-01
List price: $10.05
ISBN-10: 9509515256
ISBN-13: 9789509515253

Authors:Campbell R. McConnell, Stanley L. Brue,
Publisher: Irwin/McGraw-Hill
Keywords: policies, problems, principles, economics
Number of Pages: 732
Published: 2004-01
List price: $164.75
ISBN-10: 0072819359
ISBN-13: 9780072819359

Author: Richard S. Westfall
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: science, studies, history, cambridge, mechanisms, modern, construction, mechanics
Number of Pages: 171
Published: 1978-01-27
List price: $34.00
ISBN-10: 0521292956
ISBN-13: 9780521292955

This introduction to the history of science in the seventeenth century examines the so-called ’scientific revolution’ in terms of the interplay between two major themes. The Platonic-Pythagorean tradition looked on nature in geometric terms with the conviction that the cosmos was constructed according to the principles of mathematical order, while the mechanical philosophy conceived of nature as a huge machine and sought to explain the hidden mechanisms behind phenomena. Pursuing different goals, these two movements of thought tended to conflict with each other, and more than the o
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