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Our collection of 438 books.

  • 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 ...
  • Immunopathogenesis and Immune-based Therapy for Selected Autoimmune Disorders
    Immunopathogenesis and Immune-based Therapy for Selected Autoimmune Disorders NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Mourad Aribi
    ISBN 978-953-51-3022-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3021-5,
    180 pages, March, 2017
    The book Immunopathogenesis and Immune-Based Therapy for Selected Autoimmune Disorders is a synthesis work that discusses two main aspects of autoimmunity: Immunopathogenesis and therapeutic approaches essentially based on the immunotherapies. This b ...
  • Vitamin K2 - Vital for Health and Wellbeing
    Vitamin K2 - Vital for Health and Wellbeing NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Jan Oxholm Gordeladze
    ISBN 978-953-51-3020-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-3019-2,
    336 pages, March, 2017
    This book serves as a comprehensive survey of the impact of vitamin K2 on cellular functions and organ systems, indicating that vitamin K2 plays an important role in the differentiation/preservation of various cell phenotypes and as a stimulator and/ ...
  • 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 ...