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  • Global Exposition of Wildlife Management
    Global Exposition of Wildlife Management NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Gbolagade Stephen A. Lameed
    ISBN 978-953-51-3026-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3025-3,
    98 pages, March, 2017
    The book Global Exposition of Wildlife Management has five research topics that is specifically discussed under four chapters. These focused on conservation and domestication of species from the wild, socioeconomic importance of wildlife, and urban f ...
  • Rice - Technology and Production
    Rice - Technology and Production NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Amanullah and Shah Fahad
    ISBN 978-953-51-3030-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3029-1,
    108 pages, March, 2017
    Rice is life, for most people living in Asia. Rice has shaped the cultures, diets, and economies of thousands of millions of people. Growing, selling, and eating rice are integral to the culture of many countries. Products of the rice plant are used ...
  • Advances in International Rice Research
    Advances in International Rice Research NEW
    Edited by Jinquan Li
    ISBN 978-953-51-3010-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3009-3,
    322 pages, March, 2017
    Rice provides staple food for more than 50% of the world's population and is an important crop in the world. With the new technologies such as high-throughput genome sequencing and integrated "-omis" methods applied in rice researches, great advancem ...
  • Honey Analysis
    Honey Analysis NEW
    Edited by Vagner de Alencar Arnaut de Toledo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2880-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2879-3,
    376 pages, March, 2017
    The book Honey Analysis has 15 chapters divided into two sections: one section that is dedicated to the analysis of bioactive, physicochemical, and microbiological compounds and another that addresses techniques for the detection of residues and heav ...
  • Herbivores
    Herbivores NEW
    Edited by Vonnie D. C. Shields
    ISBN 978-953-51-2988-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2987-5,
    176 pages, March, 2017
    This book provides an overview of the current knowledge of herbivory. This book contains chapters from a wide variety of topics that fall into the following broad sections: (I) "Plant Defense Mechanisms and Herbivore Adaptations," (II) "Herbivory and ...
  • Active Ingredients from Aromatic and Medicinal Plants
    Active Ingredients from Aromatic and Medicinal Plants NEW
    Edited by Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2976-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2975-2,
    280 pages, March, 2017
    Recently, new compounds from medicinal plants were discovered, and they were used as anti-severe diseases. Therefore, this book covers interested research topics dealing with isolation, purification, and identification of active ingredients from wild ...
  • Superfood and Functional Food - An Overview of Their Processing and Utilization
    Superfood and Functional Food - An Overview of Their Processing and Utilization NEW
    Edited by Viduranga Waisundara and Naofumi Shiomi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2920-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2919-6,
    354 pages, March, 2017
    This book focuses on the usage and application of plant- and animal-based food products with significant functional properties and health benefits as well as their development into processed food. Many chapters in this book contain overviews on super ...
  • Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine
    Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine NEW
    Edited by Naofumi Shiomi and Viduranga Waisundara
    ISBN 978-953-51-2942-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2941-7,
    254 pages, February, 2017
    Superfoods and functional foods are receiving increasing attention because of their important roles in health. This book focuses on the production of superfoods and functional foods and their role as medicine. In the early chapters, prominent researc ...