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  • Grain Legumes
    Grain Legumes
    Edited by Aakash Kumar Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2721-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2720-8,
    186 pages, October, 2016
    Grain legumes are a main source of nitrogen-rich edible seeds and constitute a major source of dietary protein in the diets of human population especially for vegetarian diet. Legumes comprise the third largest family of flowering plants and provide ...
  • New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology
    New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology
    Edited by Susana Araujo and Alma Balestrazzi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2659-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2658-4,
    210 pages, October, 2016
    New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology combines different aspects of basic and translational research in seed biology. A collection of eight chapters written by seed biology experts from the field of ...
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World
    Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World
    Edited by Heimo Mikkola
    ISBN 978-953-51-2687-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2686-7,
    212 pages, September, 2016
    This book has nine chapters on Aquaculture Wetland Ecosystem Services Approach and Climate Change Adaptation, which explain how different aquaculture systems could maximize the benefits that society receives from both aquaculture production and the e ...
  • Milk Proteins - From Structure to Biological Properties and Health Aspects
    Milk Proteins - From Structure to Biological Properties and Health Aspects
    Edited by Isabel Gigli
    ISBN 978-953-51-2537-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2536-5,
    294 pages, September, 2016
    Milk proteins have nutritional value and extraordinary biological properties. Research over the last decades has provided new insight into the structure and the function of milk bioactive peptides. Some of these peptides are delivered directly into m ...
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management
    Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management
    Edited by Harsimran Kaur Gill and Gaurav Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2613-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2612-6,
    198 pages, August, 2016
    This book is an update on environmentally sound pest management practices under the umbrella of integrated pest management (IPM). It consists of seven contributions from different authors providing information on pest management approaches as chemica ...
  • Plant Genomics
    Plant Genomics
    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2456-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2455-9,
    308 pages, July, 2016
    Plant genomics aims to sequence, characterize, and study the genetic compositions, structures, organizations, functions, and interactions/networks of an entire plant genome. Its development and advances are tightly interconnected with proteomics, met ...
  • Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes
    Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2450-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2449-8,
    382 pages, June, 2016
    This book, Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes, is intended to provide an overview of emerging researchable issues related to the use of organic fertilizers that highlight recent research activities in applied organic fertil ...
  • Urban Agriculture
    Urban Agriculture
    Edited by Mohamed Samer
    ISBN 978-953-51-2404-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2403-0,
    138 pages, June, 2016
    This book provides useful information about Urban Agriculture, which includes the production of crops in small to large lots, vertical production on walls, windows (window farms), rooftops (green roofs), urban gardens, farmer's markets, economic mode ...