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  • Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Edited by Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-672-0,
    358 pages, August, 2011
    Plants, unlike animals, are sessile. This demands that adverse changes in their environment are quickly recognized, distinguished and responded to with suitable reactions. Drought, heat, cold and salinity are among the major abiotic stresses that ad ...
  • Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Edited by Joseph Mizrahi
    ISBN 978-953-307-382-8,
    224 pages, August, 2011
    The electrical activity of the muscles, as measured by means of electromyography (EMG), is a major expression of muscle contraction. This book aims at providing an updated overview of the recent developments in electromyography from diverse aspects a ...
  • Economic Effects of Biofuel Production
    Economic Effects of Biofuel Production
    Edited by Marco Aur�lio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-178-7,
    462 pages, August, 2011
    This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, ...
  • Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice
    Implant Dentistry - A Rapidly Evolving Practice
    Edited by Ilser Turkyilmaz
    ISBN 978-953-307-658-4,
    544 pages, August, 2011
    Implant dentistry has come a long way since Dr. Branemark introduced the osseointegration concept with endosseous implants. The use of dental implants has increased exponentially in the last three decades. As implant treatment became more predictable ...
  • Advances in Mechatronics
    Advances in Mechatronics
    Edited by Horacio Martinez-Alfaro
    ISBN 978-953-307-373-6,
    312 pages, August, 2011
    Numerous books have already been published specializing in one of the well known areas that comprise Mechatronics: mechanical engineering, electronic control and systems. The goal of this book is to collect state-of-the-art contributions that discuss ...
  • Biomedical Engineering - From Theory to Applications
    Biomedical Engineering - From Theory to Applications
    Edited by Reza Fazel-Rezai
    ISBN 978-953-307-637-9,
    498 pages, August, 2011
    In all different areas in biomedical engineering, the ultimate objectives in research and education are to improve the quality life, reduce the impact of disease on the everyday life of individuals, and provide an appropriate infrastructure to promot ...
  • Discrete Wavelet Transforms - Algorithms and Applications
    Discrete Wavelet Transforms - Algorithms and Applications
    Edited by Hannu Olkkonen
    ISBN 978-953-307-482-5,
    308 pages, August, 2011
    The discrete wavelet transform (DWT) algorithms have a firm position in processing of signals in several areas of research and industry. As DWT provides both octave-scale frequency and spatial timing of the analyzed signal, it is constantly used to ...
  • Anxiety and Related Disorders
    Anxiety and Related Disorders
    Edited by Ágnes Szirmai
    ISBN 978-953-307-254-8,
    292 pages, August, 2011
    Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychiatric disorders worldwide and many aspects of anxiety can be observed. Anxious patients often consult primary care physicians for their treatment, but in most cases they do not accept the diagnosis o ...