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  • Herbicides - Mechanisms and Mode of Action
    Herbicides - Mechanisms and Mode of Action
    Editor Mohammed Naguib Abd El-Ghany Hasaneen
    ISBN 978-953-307-744-4
    214 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 24057 times.
    This volume contains two sections: Mechanisms of herbicidal action (chapters 1-4) and Mode of action of selected herbicides on controlling diseased, weed growth and productivity and/or growth and development of field crops (chapters 5-10). Topics by ...
  • Relevant Perspectives in Global Environmental Change
    Relevant Perspectives in Global Environmental Change
    Editor Julius Ibukun Agboola
    ISBN 978-953-307-709-3
    166 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 15123 times.
    Over the years, environmental change has sharpened significant dynamic evolution and knowledge in organizational structures of organisms, from cellular/molecular to macro-organism level including our society. Changes in social and ecological systems ...
  • Aquaculture and the Environment - A Shared Destiny
    Aquaculture and the Environment - A Shared Destiny
    Editor Barbara Sladonja
    ISBN 978-953-307-749-9
    258 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 26435 times.
    Aquaculture is the art, science and business of cultivating aquatic animals and plants in fresh or marine waters. It is the extension of fishing, resulted from the fact that harvests of wild sources of fish and other aquatic species cannot keep up wi ...
  • Phytochemicals - Bioactivities and Impact on Health
    Phytochemicals - Bioactivities and Impact on Health
    Editor Iraj Rasooli
    ISBN 978-953-307-424-5
    400 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52271 times.
    Among the thousands of naturally occurring constituents so far identified in plants and exhibiting a long history of safe use, there are none that pose - or reasonably might be expected to pose - a significant risk to human health at current low leve ...
  • Research in Organic Farming
    Research in Organic Farming
    Editor Raumjit Nokkoul
    ISBN 978-953-307-381-1
    198 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37336 times.
    This book has emerged as a consequence of the difficulties we experienced in finding information when we first started researching. The goal was to produce a book where as many existing studies as possible could be presented in a single volume, makin ...
  • Inflammatory Diseases - A Modern Perspective
    Inflammatory Diseases - A Modern Perspective
    Editor Amit Nagal
    ISBN 978-953-307-444-3
    252 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 27052 times.
    "Inflammatory Diseases - A Modern Perspective" represents an extended and thoroughly revised collection of papers on inflammation. This book explores a wide range of topics relevant to inflammation and inflammatory diseases while its main objective i ...
  • Fungicides - Beneficial and Harmful Aspects
    Fungicides - Beneficial and Harmful Aspects
    Editor Nooruddin Thajuddin
    ISBN 978-953-307-451-1
    266 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 26551 times.
    Fungicides are a class of pesticides used for killing or inhibiting the growth of fungus. They are extensively used in pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, in protection of seed during storage and in preventing the growth of fungi that produce toxin ...
  • Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Editor Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang
    ISBN 978-953-307-529-7
    454 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52445 times.
    Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases focuses on different types of diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, different tauopathies, Parkinson's disease, prion disease, motor neuron diseases such as multiple scl ...