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Our collection of 413 books.

  • Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - A Continuous Challenge in the New Millennium
    Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - A Continuous Challenge in the New Millennium
    Edited by Marina Pana
    ISBN 978-953-51-0472-8,
    586 pages, April, 2012
    Antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains remain a major global threat, despite the prevention, diagnosis and antibiotherapy, which have improved considerably. In this thematic issue, the scientists present their results of accomplished studies, in orde ...
  • Deforestation Around the World
    Deforestation Around the World
    Edited by Paulo Moutinho
    ISBN 978-953-51-0417-9,
    386 pages, March, 2012
    Deforestation and forest degradation represent a significant fraction of the annual worldwide human-induced emission of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, the main source of biodiversity losses and the destruction of millions of people's homes. Des ...
  • Protein-Protein Interactions - Computational and Experimental Tools
    Protein-Protein Interactions - Computational and Experimental Tools
    Edited by Weibo Cai and Hao Hong
    ISBN 978-953-51-0397-4,
    484 pages, March, 2012
    Proteins are indispensable players in virtually all biological events. The functions of proteins are coordinated through intricate regulatory networks of transient protein-protein interactions (PPIs). To predict and/or study PPIs, a wide variety of t ...
  • The Molecular Basis of Plant Genetic Diversity
    The Molecular Basis of Plant Genetic Diversity
    Edited by Mahmut Caliskan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0157-4,
    370 pages, March, 2012
    The Molecular Basis of Plant Genetic Diversity presents chapters revealing the magnitude of genetic variations existing in plant populations. Natural populations contain a considerable genetic variability which provides a genomic flexibility that can ...
  • Global Advances in Biogeography
    Global Advances in Biogeography
    Edited by Lawrence Stevens
    ISBN 978-953-51-0454-4,
    374 pages, March, 2012
    Global Advances in Biogeography brings together the work of more than 30 scientific authorities on biogeography from around the world. The book focuses on spatial and temporal variation of biological assemblages in relation to landscape complexity an ...
  • Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging Environments
    Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging Environments
    Edited by Teang Shui Lee
    ISBN 978-953-51-0420-9,
    382 pages, March, 2012
    The book Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging Environments is divided into two interesting sections, with the first section titled Agricultural Water Productivity in Stressed Environments, which consists of nine chapters technically crafte ...
  • Water Quality, Soil and Managing Irrigation of Crops
    Water Quality, Soil and Managing Irrigation of Crops
    Edited by Teang Shui Lee
    ISBN 978-953-51-0426-1,
    254 pages, March, 2012
    The book entitled Water Quality, Soil and Managing Irrigation of Crops comprises three sections, specifically: Reuse Water Quality, Soil and Pollution which comprises five technical chapters, Managing Irrigation of Crops with four, and Examples of Ir ...
  • Topics in Neuromodulation Treatment
    Topics in Neuromodulation Treatment
    Edited by Jose D. Carrillo-Ruiz
    ISBN 978-953-51-0395-0,
    200 pages, March, 2012
    "Topics in Neuromodulation Treatment" is a book that invites to the reader to make an update in this important and well-defined area involved in the Neuroscience world. The book pays attention in some aspects of the electrical therapy and also in the ...