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  • Weed Control
    Weed Control
    Editor Andrew J. Price
    ISBN 978-953-51-0159-8
    276 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30145 times.
    Crop loss due to weeds has challenged agricultural managers since man began to develop the first farming systems. In the past century, however, much progress has been made to reduce weed interference in crop settings through effective yet mostly non ...
  • Air Quality - Monitoring and Modeling
    Air Quality - Monitoring and Modeling
    Editor Sunil Kumar and Rakesh Kumar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0161-1
    240 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 24233 times.
    The book reports research on relationship between fungal contamination and its health effects in large Asian cities, estimation of ambient air quality in Delhi, a qualitative study of air pollutants from road traffic, air quality in low-energy buildi ...
  • When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and Disorders of the Human Brain
    When Things Go Wrong - Diseases and Disorders of the Human Brain
    Editor Theo Mantamadiotis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0111-6
    250 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25701 times.
    In this book we have experts writing on various neuroscience topics ranging from mental illness, syndromes, compulsive disorders, brain cancer and advances in therapies and imaging techniques. Although diverse, the topics provide an overview of an ar ...
  • Paresthesia
    Paresthesia
    Editor Luiz E. Imbelloni and Marildo A. Gouveia
    ISBN 978-953-51-0085-0
    100 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 126813 times.
    Paresthesias are spontaneous or evoked abnormal sensations of tingling, burning, pricking, or numbness of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect. Patients generally describe a lancinating or burning pain, often associated with all ...
  • Meiosis - Molecular Mechanisms and Cytogenetic Diversity
    Meiosis - Molecular Mechanisms and Cytogenetic Diversity
    Editor Andrew Swan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0118-5
    472 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 57294 times.
    Meiosis, the process of forming gametes in preparation for sexual reproduction, has long been a focus of intense study. Meiosis has been studied at the cytological, genetic, molecular and cellular levels. Studies in model systems have revealed common ...
  • Environmental Contamination
    Environmental Contamination
    Editor Jatin Kumar Srivastava
    ISBN 978-953-51-0120-8
    232 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 47855 times.
    Nature minimizes the hazards, while man maximizes them. This is not an assumption, but a basic idea of the findings of scientists from all over the world. The last two centuries have witnessed the indiscriminate development and overexploitation of na ...
  • Tandem Mass Spectrometry - Applications and Principles
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry - Applications and Principles
    Editor Jeevan K. Prasain
    ISBN 978-953-51-0141-3
    788 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 189007 times.
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry - Applications and Principles presents comprehensive coverage of theory, instrumentation and major applications of tandem mass spectrometry. The areas covered range from the analysis of drug metabolites, proteins and complex ...
  • Perspectives on Nature Conservation - Patterns, Pressures and Prospects
    Perspectives on Nature Conservation - Patterns, Pressures and Prospects
    Editor John Tiefenbacher
    ISBN 978-953-51-0033-1
    284 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 24860 times.
    Perspectives on Nature Conservation demonstrates the diversity of information and viewpoints that are critical for appreciating the gaps and weaknesses in local, regional and hemispheric ecologies, and also for understanding the limitations and barri ...