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  • Integrated Pest Management and Pest Control - Current and Future Tactics
    Integrated Pest Management and Pest Control - Current and Future Tactics
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0050-8,
    682 pages, February, 2012
    Integrated Pest Management is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach that relies on a combination of common-sense practices. Its programs use current and comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with t ...
  • Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate
    Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate
    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-532-7,
    822 pages, January, 2011
    This book provides an overview on a large variety of pesticide-related topics, organized in three sections. The first part is dedicated to the "safer" pesticides derived from natural materials, the design and the optimization of pesticides formulatio ...
  • Fungicides
    Fungicides
    Edited by Odile Carisse
    ISBN 978-953-307-266-1,
    548 pages, December, 2010
    Plant and plant products are affected by a large number of plant pathogens among which fungal pathogens. These diseases play a major role in the current deficit of food supply worldwide. Various control strategies were developed to reduce the negativ ...
  • Insecticides - Advances in Integrated Pest Management
    Insecticides - Advances in Integrated Pest Management
    Edited by Farzana Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-307-780-2,
    722 pages, January, 2012
    This book contains 30 Chapters divided into 5 Sections. Section A covers integrated pest management, alternative insect control strategies, ecological impact of insecticides as well as pesticides and drugs of forensic interest. Section B is dedicated ...
  • Health and Environment in Aquaculture
    Health and Environment in Aquaculture
    Edited by Edmir Daniel Carvalho, Gianmarco Silva David and Reinaldo J. Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-0497-1,
    428 pages, April, 2012
    Aquaculture has been expanding in a fast rate, and further development should rely on the assimilation of scientific knowledge of diverse areas such as molecular and cellular biology, and ecology. Understanding the relation between farmed species and ...
  • Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture
    Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture
    Edited by Kourosh Vahdati and Charles Leslie
    ISBN 978-953-51-1024-8,
    418 pages, March, 2013
    "This book is not intended to cover all known abiotic stresses or every possible technique used to understand plant tolerance but, instead, to describe some of the widely used approaches to addressing such major abiotic stresses as drought, salinity, ...
  • Phytochemicals - A Global Perspective of Their Role in Nutrition and Health
    Phytochemicals - A Global Perspective of Their Role in Nutrition and Health
    Edited by Venketeshwer Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-0296-0,
    548 pages, March, 2012
    Phytochemicals are biologically active compounds present in plants used for food and medicine. A great deal of interest has been generated recently in the isolation, characterization and biological activity of these phytochemicals. This book is in re ...
  • Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects
    Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects
    Edited by Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-307-928-8,
    598 pages, February, 2012
    Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth. It is a scientific field that is the topic of many research groups. This book is aimed at providing the fundamental aspects of photosynthesis, and the results collected from different r ...