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  • Crop Production Technologies
    Crop Production Technologies
    Editor Peeyush Sharma and Vikas Abrol
    ISBN 978-953-307-787-1
    288 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 47937 times.
    Crop production depends on the successful implementation of the soil, water, and nutrient management technologies. Food production by the year 2020 needs to be increased by 50 percent more than the present levels to satisfy the needs of around 8 bill ...
  • Organic Food and Agriculture - New Trends and Developments in the Social Sciences
    Organic Food and Agriculture - New Trends and Developments in the Social Sciences
    Editor Matthew Reed
    ISBN 978-953-307-764-2
    228 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30602 times.
    The global phenomenon of organic food and farming, after three decades of progress, faces new challenges as markets mature and the impacts of the global recession start to change consumers and farmers' expectations. This global survey of the organic ...
  • Insecticides - Advances in Integrated Pest Management
    Insecticides - Advances in Integrated Pest Management
    Editor Farzana Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-307-780-2
    722 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 103314 times.
    This book contains 30 Chapters divided into 5 Sections. Section A covers integrated pest management, alternative insect control strategies, ecological impact of insecticides as well as pesticides and drugs of forensic interest. Section B is dedicated ...
  • 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 24727 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 15489 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 27086 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 53457 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 38082 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 ...