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Our collection of 394 books.

  • Weed Control
    Weed Control
    Editor Andrew J. Price
    ISBN 978-953-51-0159-8,
    276 pages, February, 2012
    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
    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 ...
  • Paresthesia
    Editor Luiz E. Imbelloni and Marildo A. Gouveia
    ISBN 978-953-51-0085-0,
    100 pages, February, 2012
    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
    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
    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 ...
  • 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
    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 ...
  • Protein Engineering
    Protein Engineering
    Editor Pravin Kaumaya
    ISBN 978-953-51-0037-9,
    354 pages, February, 2012
    A broad range of topics are covered by providing a solid foundation in protein engineering and supplies readers with knowledge essential to the design and production of proteins. This volume presents in-depth discussions of various methods for protei ...
  • Integrative Proteomics
    Integrative Proteomics
    Editor Hon-Chiu Eastwood Leung, Tsz-Kwong Man and Ricardo J. Flores
    ISBN 978-953-51-0070-6,
    452 pages, February, 2012
    Proteomics was thought to be a natural extension after the field of genomics has deposited significant amount of data. However, simply taking a straight verbatim approach to catalog all proteins in all tissues of different organisms is not viable. Re ...