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  • Organic Pollutants Ten Years After t ...
    Organic Pollutants Ten Years After t ...
    Editor Tomasz Puzyn and Aleksandra Mostrag-Szlichtyng
    ISBN 978-953-307-917-2
    482 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 71739 times.
    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 ...
  • Integrated Pest Management and Pest ...
    Integrated Pest Management and Pest  ...
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0050-8
    682 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 106256 times.
    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 ...
  • Viral Genomes - Molecular Structure, ...
    Viral Genomes - Molecular Structure, ...
    Editor Maria Laura Garcia and Victor Romanowski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0098-0
    314 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30926 times.
    Viruses are small infectious agents that can replicate only inside the living cells of susceptible organisms. The understanding of the molecular events underlying the infectious process has been of central interest to improve strategies aimed at comb ...
  • Sustainable Development - Policy and ...
    Sustainable Development - Policy and ...
    Editor Chaouki Ghenai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0100-0
    490 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32613 times.
    The technological advancement of our civilization has created a consumer society expanding faster than the planet's resources allow, with our resource and energy needs rising exponentially in the past century. Securing the future of the human race wi ...
  • Food Industrial Processes - Methods ...
    Food Industrial Processes - Methods  ...
    Editor Benjamin Valdez
    ISBN 978-953-307-905-9
    424 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 105664 times.
    The global food industry has the largest number of demanding and knowledgeable consumers: the world population of seven billion inhabitants, since every person eats! This population requires food products that fulfill the high quality standards estab ...
  • Food Additive
    Food Additive
    Editor Yehia El-Samragy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0067-6
    268 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 62547 times.
    A food additive is defined as a substance not normally consumed as a food in itself and not normally used as a characteristic ingredient of food whether or not it has nutritive value. Food additives are natural or manufactured substances, which are a ...
  • Crop Management - Cases and Tools fo ...
    Crop Management - Cases and Tools fo ...
    Editor Fabio R. Marin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0068-3
    126 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11090 times.
    Agricultural production is related to physical constrains, which may not always be overcomed by technology. However, under the same conditions, it is possible to see well-managed farms consistently making greater profits than similarly structured, ne ...
  • Congenital Anomalies - Case Studies ...
    Congenital Anomalies - Case Studies  ...
    Editor Alastair Sutcliffe
    ISBN 978-953-51-0075-1
    142 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13896 times.
    This book is in essence a collection of essays which are state of the art in their respective areas of knowledge. They inform the reader of all sorts of mechanistic considerations when developing understanding of issues surrounding the origins of ...