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  • Molecular Dynamics - Studies of Synt ...
    Molecular Dynamics - Studies of Synt ...
    Edited by Lichang Wang
    ISBN 978-953-51-0444-5,
    444 pages, April, 2012
    Molecular Dynamics is a two-volume compendium of the ever-growing applications of molecular dynamics simulations to solve a wider range of scientific and engineering challenges. The contents illustrate the rapid progress on molecular dynamics simulat ...
  • New Perspectives in Plant Protection
    New Perspectives in Plant Protection
    Edited by Ali R. Bandani
    ISBN 978-953-51-0490-2,
    258 pages, April, 2012
    Crop losses by pests (insects, diseases and weeds) are as old as plant themselves but as agriculture are intensified and cropping patterns including the cultivation of high yielding varieties and hybrids are changing over time the impact of the pests ...
  • Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
    Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
    Edited by Kostas Voudouris and Dimitra Voutsa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0486-5,
    614 pages, April, 2012
    The book attempts to covers the main fields of water quality issues presenting case studies in various countries concerning the physicochemical characteristics of surface and groundwaters and possible pollution sources as well as methods and tools fo ...
  • Trends in Vital Food and Control Eng ...
    Trends in Vital Food and Control Eng ...
    Edited by Ayman Hafiz Amer Eissa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0449-0,
    302 pages, April, 2012
    This book is an example of a successful addition to the literature of bioengineering and processing control within the scientific world. The book is divided into twelve chapters covering: selected topics in food engineering, advances in food process ...
  • Agroforestry for Biodiversity and Ec ...
    Agroforestry for Biodiversity and Ec ...
    Edited by Martin Leckson Kaonga
    ISBN 978-953-51-0493-3,
    176 pages, April, 2012
    Agroforestry has great potential for reducing deforestation and forest degradation, providing rural livelihoods and habitats for species outside formally protected land, and alleviating resource-use pressure on conservation areas. However, widespread ...
  • Gel Electrophoresis - Principles and ...
    Gel Electrophoresis - Principles and ...
    Edited by Sameh Magdeldin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0458-2,
    376 pages, April, 2012
    Most will agree that gel electrophoresis is one of the basic pillars of molecular biology. This coined terminology covers a myriad of gel-based separation approaches that rely mainly on fractionating biomolecules under electrophoretic current based m ...
  • Gel Electrophoresis - Advanced Techn ...
    Gel Electrophoresis - Advanced Techn ...
    Edited by Sameh Magdeldin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0457-5,
    512 pages, April, 2012
    As a basic concept, gel electrophoresis is a biotechnology technique in which macromolecules such as DNA, RNA or protein are fractionated according to their physical properties such as molecular weight or charge. These molecules are forced through a ...
  • Plant Pathology
    Plant Pathology
    Edited by Christian Joseph R. Cumagun
    ISBN 978-953-51-0489-6,
    374 pages, April, 2012
    Plant pathology is an applied science that deals with the nature, causes and control of plant diseases in agriculture and forestry. The vital role of plant pathology in attaining food security and food safety for the world cannot be overemphasized.