The CPL Press Bookshop sells hundreds of titles from publishers such as Academic Press, ASP, BCPC, Blackwell, CABI, Cambridge University Press, CPL Press, CRC, Elsevier, Kluwer, Marcel Dekker, Oxford University Press, Springer, and many more.

Areas covered include Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Renewable Energy, Bioproducts, Food, Biotechnology, Agriculture & Forestry, Biological Control & IPM, Plant Sciences and Conservation.

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April 2012

New Bio-Endeavors International Directory of Toll Fermentation and Cell Culture Facilities, Tenth Edition (2013)

This directory, now fully up-dated, provides information on those companies that make available various facilities able to carry out fermentations or cell culture for the production commercial bioproducts on a bespoke basis. More details


CPL Press continues to specialise in the area of biomass conversion with our books complimented by those from other publishers including those indicated above, covering a broad range of subjects in life sciences, environment, waste management, food, agriculture, pest control, renewable energy, etc. We can also obtain copies of books covering other topics that are not listed in our database from these publishers. Plese address enquiries to info@cplpress.com.


Some of the many books we have available are highlighted below. These include the latest (2013) version of the e-Pesticide Manual and UK-Pesticide Guide.

Our latest biomass conversion book

Proceedings of the bioten conference on biomass, bioenergy and biofuels 2010
Available mid-October 2011, this book contains 80 peer reviewed papers from the Supergen Bioten conference on biomass, bioenergy and biofuels 2010. It represents research which is being undertaken in the UK, including some highlights from overseas. Reports cover biomass crops, bioconversion, biomass systems, pyrolysis, gasification and combustion

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Focus on Carbon Capture, Pyrolysis and Gasification

CPL is the major publisher of science and technology books and CD-ROMs covering these areas which are attracting increasing attention as routes to biofuels for transport. In addition to our more recent publications in this area we have now reprinted all three volumes of the Fast Pyrolysis Handbook in response to our customers' requests.

Advances in CO2 Capture and Storage Technology - Results (2004-2009)
Edited by Lars Ingolf Eide
, this is volume three from the series Carbon Dioxide Capture for Storage in Deep Geologic Formations. The CO2 Capture Project (CCP) is an international cooperative partnership between industry, governments, academics and environmental interest groups.
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Thermal Biomass Conversion
This book represents the final report from the EU ThermalNet network. Edited by AV Bridgwater, H Hofbauer and S van Loo, it further strengthens CPL's position as the leading supplier of information on thermal processing of biomass, covering combustion, gasification and pyrolisis in 18 chapters written by Europe's leading experts. Published Nov 2009.

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Success & Visions for Bioenergy: Thermal processing of biomass for bioenergy, biofuels and bioproducts Meeting Proceedings - Reports from European experts and industry leaders on CD-ROM
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Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion
Proceedings from 6th International Conference
Around 2000 pages in 2 vols

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Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass
A Handbook
The first in the series covering advanced thermal biomass conversion from the PyNe Project
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Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass
A Handbook - Volume 2
More insight covering advanced thermal biomass conversion
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Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass
A Handbook - Volume 3
Continuing insight into developments in advanced thermal biomass conversion
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Pyrolysis and Gasification of Biomass and Waste
Proceedings of an Expert Meeting
Over 70 papers from leading US and European experts
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Of course we can also supply related publications from other publishers. For example:

Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification
covering modeling, simulation and equipment operation
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Focus on other CPL publications

The following section illustrates a selection of the topics and formats covered by CPL including recent CD-ROMs resulting from EU projects, and a dictionary produced by CPL.

BioMatNet KBBE report plus 2 CD-ROMs
The final Report from this Project

A comprehensive analysis of 20 years of EU funded research on renewable bioproducts and biomass energy

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Non-food Agro-industrial Research CD-ROM 7
Latest Version

A comprehensive database of European research on green chemicals, fibres, etc, including EPOBIO reports contacts 
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Biomass for Fuel, Fibre, Fertiliser and Feed
Agro-industrial Reports CD-ROM
10 EU-supported Reports comprising 2334 indexed pages in PDF format. Covers bioconversion, biofuels, energy crops, fibre crops for textiles, paper and biocomposites, gasification, etc. 
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A Dictionary of Biological Control & IPM
3rd Ed
Completely revised with 7500 defintions on beneficials, biopesticides, hosts, pests, diseases, etc. 
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Focus on Agriculture and Food

CPL pays special attention to selecting the best new titles on Agriculture and Food on for inclusion on this website. As illustrated below, the books we carry range from descriptions of specific plants, coverage of alternative agricultural systems, disease control and a wide range of food-related issues.

Cinnamon and Cassia: The Genus Cinnamomum
Covers medicinal and aromatic plants
Provides an industrial profile of the genus Cinnamonum
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Facilitating Sustainable Agriculture
Adaptive Management in Times of Environmental Uncertainty
Provides an overview of ecologically sound practices
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Comparative Epidemiology of Plant Diseases
Research on plant disease epidemics plant
An overview of value to pathologists and ecologists
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Perspectives in Flavor and Fragrance Research
Proceedings of a RSC/SCI joint conference
Covers Natural Products, Foods and Flavors, Perfumery and Olfaction as well as Fragrance Chemistry
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Handbook of Frozen Foods
Science, technology and engineering
An overview supported by more than 1700 references
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Focus on Ecology and the Environment

Current interest in global environments and climate change overlap neatly with the drive for new carbon-friendly bioproducts and biofuels as highlighted by the publications above, while an understanding of ecology is of equal importance in maintaining biodiversity and ensuring sustainability of living systems in order to meet the growing demand for natural products. Below we highlight some of the many relevant books that we can supply:

Environmental Challenges and Greenhouse Gas Control for Fossil Fuel Utilization in the 21st Century
Pollution, carbon sequestration and carbon dioxide utilisation
Thirty papers brought together within 6 sections focusing on key issuess
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Biological Control
Benefits and Risks
From the plant and microbial biotechnology research series
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Basic Hazardous Waste Management
Science, technology and engineering
An overview supported by more than 1700 referencess
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Ecological Methods
A classic text in its thrid edition
A unique synthesis of methods and techniques for studies of populations and ecosystems
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Ecology and Biogeography of Pinus
Science, technology and engineering
An overview supported by more than 1700 referencess
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Pesticide Books

The Pesticide Manual - 15th edition, Published November 2012 More details

The Pesticide Manual on-line (Previously the e-Pesticide Manual) More details

The UK Pesticide Guide 2013 Published January 2013 More details

The Manual of Biocontrol Agents - Fourth edition Published November 2009 More details

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