By Peter Rudolf Seidl, Otto Richard Gottlieb, Maria Auxiliadora Coelho Kaplan
content material: Amazon biodiversity: a renewable common source? / Peter Rudolf Seidl --
average items as medicinal and organic brokers : potentiating the assets of the rain wooded area / Geoffrey A. Cordell --
fiscal vegetation of the Amazon : their commercial improvement in safeguard of the woodland / Benjamin Gilbert --
Agroforestry suggestions for relieving soil chemical constraints to nutrition and fiber construction within the Brazilian Amazon / Erick C.M. Fernandes and João Carlos de Souza Matos --
Secondary compound accumulation in plants-the software of plant biotechnology to plant development : a proposed method for natural-product study in Brazil / Marcia Pletsch, Antônio Euzébio G. Sant'Ana, and Barry Victor Charlwood --
The promise of plant-derived common items for the improvement of latest prescribed drugs and agrochemicals / James D. McChesney --
Poisons and anti-poisons from the Amazon wooded area / Walter B. Mors --
Biologically energetic neolignans from Amazonian bushes / Massayoshi Yoshida --
Proteins from Amazonia : reviews and views for his or her examine / Lauro Morhy --
Terpenoids from Amazonian Icacinaceae / Alaide Braga de Oliveira --
Chemical reports of Myristicaceae species of the Colombian Amazon / Juan C. Martinez V. and Luis E. Cuca S. --
Plant chemistry of Amazonia in an ecological context / Klaus Kubitzki --
Lignans : variety, biosynthesis, and serve as / Norman G. Lewis, Massuo J. Kato, Norberto Lopes, and Laurence B. Davin --
The chemistry of Amazonian Myristicaceae : developmental, ecological, and pharmacological features / Massuo J. Kato --
Amazonia as opposed to Australia : geographically far-off, chemically shut / Maria Auxiliadora Coelho Kaplan --
Chemodiversity of angiosperms : range- and herbaceousness-conditioned gradients / Maria Renata de M.B. Borin and Otto R. Gottlieb --
Future-oriented mapping of biodiversity in Amazonia / Otto R. Gottlieb --
Advances in Amazonian biogeochemistry / K.O. Konhauser, W.S. Fyfe, W. Zang, M.I. poultry, and B.I. Kronberg --
The chemistry of headwater streams within the Rio das Mortes process and its impact at the constitution of the biotic neighborhood / Charles W. Heckman --
The chemistry of atmospheric aerosol debris within the Amazon Basin / Paulo Artaxo, Fábio Gerab, Márcia A. Yamasoe, and José V. Martins --
The "Garimpo" challenge within the Amazon sector / Alexandre Pessoa, Gildo Sá Albuquerque, and Maria Laura Barreto --
Mineral extraction within the Amazon and the surroundings : the mercury challenge / Roberto C. Villas Bôas.
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