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  • Abiotic Stress in Plants - Mechanisms and Adaptations
    Abiotic Stress in Plants - Mechanisms and Adaptations
    Edited by Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-394-1,
    440 pages, September, 2011
    World population is growing at an alarming rate and is anticipated to reach about six billion by the end of year 2050. On the other hand, agricultural productivity is not increasing at a required rate to keep up with the food demand. The reasons for ...
  • 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 ...
  • Organic Pollutants Ten Years After the Stockholm Convention - Environmental and Analytical Update
    Organic Pollutants Ten Years After the Stockholm Convention - Environmental and Analytical Update
    Edited by Tomasz Puzyn and Aleksandra Mostrag-Szlichtyng
    ISBN 978-953-307-917-2,
    482 pages, February, 2012
    Ten years after coming into force of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), a wide range of organic chemicals (industrial formulations, plant protection products, pharmaceuticals and personal care products, etc.) still pose ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria - R & D for Food, Health and Livestock Purposes
    Lactic Acid Bacteria - R & D for Food, Health and Livestock Purposes
    Edited by Marcelino Kongo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0955-6,
    670 pages, January, 2013
    Ongoing scientific research in many parts of the world on the genomics, proteomics and genetic engineering of LAB is increasing our understanding of their physiology, pushing further the boundaries for their potential applications. "Lactic Acid Bacte ...
  • 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 ...