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  • International Perspectives on Global ...
    International Perspectives on Global ...
    Editor Stephen S. Young and Steven E. Silvern
    ISBN 978-953-307-815-1
    488 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 55264 times.
    Environmental change is increasingly considered a critical topic for researchers across multiple disciplines, as well as policy makers throughout the world. Mounting evidence shows that environments in every part of the globe are undergoing tremendou ...
  • Earth Sciences
    Earth Sciences
    Editor Imran Ahmad Dar
    ISBN 978-953-307-861-8
    648 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 77677 times.
    The studies of Earth's history and of the physical and chemical properties of the substances that make up our planet, are of great significance to our understanding both of its past and its future. The geological and other environmental processes on ...
  • Bioethanol
    Bioethanol
    Editor Marco Aurelio Pinheiro Lima and Alexandra Pardo Policastro Natalense
    ISBN 978-953-51-0008-9
    290 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 49459 times.
    Recent studies have shown strong evidence of human activity impact on the climate of the planet. Higher temperatures and intensification of extreme weather events such as hurricanes are among the consequences. This scenario opens up several possibili ...
  • Scientific, Health and Social Aspect ...
    Scientific, Health and Social Aspect ...
    Editor Benjamin Valdez
    ISBN 978-953-307-916-5
    488 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 90262 times.
    This book presents the wisdom, knowledge and expertise of the food industry that ensures the supply of food to maintain the health, comfort, and wellbeing of humankind. The global food industry has the largest market: the world population of seven bi ...
  • Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, H ...
    Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, H ...
    Editor Boskou Dimitrios
    ISBN 978-953-307-921-9
    510 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 81839 times.
    The health-promoting effects attributed to olive oil, and the development of the olive oil industry have intensified the quest for new information, stimulating wide areas of research. This book is a source of recently accumulated information. It cove ...
  • Aquaculture
    Aquaculture
    Editor Zainal Abidin Muchlisin
    ISBN 978-953-307-974-5
    390 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 59031 times.
    This book provides an understanding on a large variety of aquaculture related topics. The book is organized in four sections. The first section discusses fish nutrition second section is considers the application of genetic in aquaculture; section ...
  • Water Stress
    Water Stress
    Editor Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-307-963-9
    300 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 66000 times.
    Plants experience water stress either when the water supply to their roots becomes limiting, or when the transpiration rate becomes intense. Water stress is primarily caused by a water deficit, such as a drought or high soil salinity. Each year, wate ...
  • Cell Metabolism - Cell Homeostasis a ...
    Cell Metabolism - Cell Homeostasis a ...
    Editor Paula Bubulya
    ISBN 978-953-307-978-3
    208 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26218 times.
    A global research community of scientists is teasing out the biochemical mechanisms that regulate normal cellular physiology in a variety of organisms. Much of current research aims to understand the network of molecular reactions that regulate cellu ...