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  • Insecticides - Advances in Integrated Pest Management
    Insecticides - Advances in Integrated Pest Management
    Editor Farzana Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-307-780-2
    722 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 115763 times.
    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 ...
  • Anoxia
    Anoxia
    Editor Pamela Padilla
    ISBN 978-953-307-664-5
    158 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 9468 times.
    This book reviews how severe oxygen deprivation affects biological systems - from the molecular to the ecological level. The contributing authors come from diverse regions of the world, which proves the interest in the academic analysis of oxygen dep ...
  • Herbicides - Mechanisms and Mode of Action
    Herbicides - Mechanisms and Mode of Action
    Editor Mohammed Naguib Abd El-Ghany Hasaneen
    ISBN 978-953-307-744-4
    214 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 27704 times.
    This volume contains two sections: Mechanisms of herbicidal action (chapters 1-4) and Mode of action of selected herbicides on controlling diseased, weed growth and productivity and/or growth and development of field crops (chapters 5-10). Topics by ...
  • Aquaculture and the Environment - A Shared Destiny
    Aquaculture and the Environment - A Shared Destiny
    Editor Barbara Sladonja
    ISBN 978-953-307-749-9
    258 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 30672 times.
    Aquaculture is the art, science and business of cultivating aquatic animals and plants in fresh or marine waters. It is the extension of fishing, resulted from the fact that harvests of wild sources of fish and other aquatic species cannot keep up wi ...
  • Phytochemicals - Bioactivities and Impact on Health
    Phytochemicals - Bioactivities and Impact on Health
    Editor Iraj Rasooli
    ISBN 978-953-307-424-5
    400 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 59508 times.
    Among the thousands of naturally occurring constituents so far identified in plants and exhibiting a long history of safe use, there are none that pose - or reasonably might be expected to pose - a significant risk to human health at current low leve ...
  • Research in Organic Farming
    Research in Organic Farming
    Editor Raumjit Nokkoul
    ISBN 978-953-307-381-1
    198 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 42277 times.
    This book has emerged as a consequence of the difficulties we experienced in finding information when we first started researching. The goal was to produce a book where as many existing studies as possible could be presented in a single volume, makin ...
  • Fungicides - Beneficial and Harmful Aspects
    Fungicides - Beneficial and Harmful Aspects
    Editor Nooruddin Thajuddin
    ISBN 978-953-307-451-1
    266 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 30684 times.
    Fungicides are a class of pesticides used for killing or inhibiting the growth of fungus. They are extensively used in pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, in protection of seed during storage and in preventing the growth of fungi that produce toxin ...
  • Recent Advances in Fish Farms
    Recent Advances in Fish Farms
    Editor Faruk Aral and Zafer Doğu
    ISBN 978-953-307-759-8
    262 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 35201 times.
    The world keeps changing. There are always risks associated with change. To make careful risk assessment it is always needed to re-evaluate the information according to new findings in research. Scientific knowledge is essential in determining the st ...