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  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Pesticides Use and Management
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    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-459-7,
    532 pages, October, 2011
    This book brings together issues on pesticides and biopesticides use with the related subjects of pesticides management and sustainable development. It contains 24 chapters organized in three sections. The first book section supplies an overview on t ...
  • Plants and Environment
    Plants and Environment
    Edited by Hemanth KN. Vasanthaiah and Devaiah Kambiranda
    ISBN 978-953-307-779-6,
    284 pages, October, 2011
    Changing environmental condition and global population demands understanding the plant responses to hostile environment. Significant progress has been made over the past few decades through amalgamation of molecular breeding with non-conventional bre ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Risks and Benefits
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    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-458-0,
    572 pages, October, 2011
    This book is a compilation of 29 chapters focused on: pesticides and food production, environmental effects of pesticides, and pesticides mobility, transport and fate. The first book section addresses the benefits of the pest control for crop protect ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Pests Control and Pesticides Exposure and Toxicity Assessment
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    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-457-3,
    626 pages, October, 2011
    The present book is a collection of selected original research articles and reviews providing adequate and up-to-date information related to pesticides control, assessment, and toxicity. The first section covers a large spectrum of issues associated ...
  • Soybean and Nutrition
    Soybean and Nutrition
    Edited by Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-536-5,
    486 pages, September, 2011
    Worldwide, soybean seed proteins represent a major source of amino acids for human and animal nutrition. Soybean seeds are an important and economical source of protein in the diet of many developed and developing countries. Soy is a complete protein ...
  • Soybean and Health
    Soybean and Health
    Edited by Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-535-8,
    512 pages, September, 2011
    Worldwide, soybean seed proteins represent a major source of amino acids for human and animal nutrition. Soybean seeds are an important and economical source of protein in the diet of many developed and developing countries. Soy is a complete protein ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-454-2,
    388 pages, September, 2011
    The introduction of the synthetic organochlorine, organophosphate, carbamate and pyrethroid pesticides by 1950's marked the beginning of the modern pesticides era and a new stage in the agriculture development. Evolved from the chemicals designed ori ...
  • Soybean - Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physiology
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    Edited by Tzi-Bun Ng
    ISBN 978-953-307-219-7,
    654 pages, April, 2011
    Soybean is an agricultural crop of tremendous economic importance. Soybean and food items derived from it form dietary components of numerous people, especially those living in the Orient. The health benefits of soybean have attracted the attention o ...