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Our collection of 425 books.

  • Miscellanea on Encephalopathies
    Miscellanea on Encephalopathies
    Edited by Radu Tanasescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0499-5,
    214 pages, April, 2012
    The book project “Miscellanea on Encephalopathies” aims to cover some of the important aspects of infectious-related encephalopathies, post-transplantation and drug-induced encephalopathies, by transmitting valuable information filtered through t ...
  • Health and Environment in Aquaculture
    Health and Environment in Aquaculture
    Edited by Edmir Daniel Carvalho, Gianmarco Silva David and Reinaldo J. Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-0497-1,
    428 pages, April, 2012
    Aquaculture has been expanding in a fast rate, and further development should rely on the assimilation of scientific knowledge of diverse areas such as molecular and cellular biology, and ecology. Understanding the relation between farmed species and ...
  • Sustainable Forest Management - Case Studies
    Sustainable Forest Management - Case Studies
    Edited by Jorge Martin-Garcia and Julio Javier Diez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0511-4,
    270 pages, April, 2012
    The concept of forest sustainability dates from centuries ago, although the understanding of sustainable forest management (SFM) as an instrument that harmonizes ecological and socio-economic concerns is relatively new. The change in perspective occu ...
  • Crosstalk and Integration of Membrane Trafficking Pathways
    Crosstalk and Integration of Membrane Trafficking Pathways
    Edited by Roberto Weigert
    ISBN 978-953-51-0515-2,
    258 pages, April, 2012
    Membrane traffic is a broad field that studies the complex exchange of membranes that occurs inside the cell. Protein, lipids and other molecules traffic among intracellular organelles, and are delivered to, or transported from the cell surface by vi ...
  • Molecular Dynamics - Studies of Synthetic and Biological Macromolecules
    Molecular Dynamics - Studies of Synthetic and Biological Macromolecules
    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 Engineering
    Trends in Vital Food and Control Engineering
    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 ...