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  • Proteomic Applications in Biology
    Proteomic Applications in Biology
    Editor Joshua L. Heazlewood and Christopher J. Petzold, Subject editors: Tsz-Kwong Man and Ricardo J. Flores
    ISBN 978-953-307-613-3
    276 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32151 times.
    The past decade has seen the field of proteomics expand from a highly technical endeavor to a widely utilized technique. The objective of this book is to highlight the ways in which proteomics is currently being employed to address issues in the biol ...
  • Genetic Engineering - Basics, New Applications and Responsibilities
    Genetic Engineering - Basics, New Applications and Responsibilities
    Editor Hugo A. Barrera-Saldaña
    ISBN 978-953-307-790-1
    268 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 52500 times.
    Leading scientists from different countries around the world contributed valuable essays on the basic applications and safety, as well as the ethical and moral considerations, of the powerful genetic engineering tools now available for modifying the ...
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Editor Julio César García Rodríguez
    ISBN 978-953-307-983-7
    248 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 40616 times.
    Despite significant technological advances in recent years, their impact on our overall health and social, well-being is not always clear to see. Perhaps, one of the best examples of this can be highlighted by the fact that mortality rates as a resul ...
  • Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling
    Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling
    Editor Ayse Irmak
    ISBN 978-953-307-808-3
    526 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 69905 times.
    This edition of Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling contains 23 chapters related to the modeling and simulation of evapotranspiration (ET) and remote sensing-based energy balance determination of ET. These areas are at the forefront of t ...
  • Herbicides - Properties, Synthesis and Control of Weeds
    Herbicides - Properties, Synthesis and Control of Weeds
    Editor Mohammed Naguib Abd El-Ghany Hasaneen
    ISBN 978-953-307-803-8
    502 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 62713 times.
    This book is divided into two sections namely: synthesis and properties of herbicides and herbicidal control of weeds. Chapters 1 to 11 deal with the study of different synthetic pathways of certain herbicides and the physical and chemical properties ...
  • Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases
    Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases
    Editor D. Dhanasekaran, N. Thajuddin and A. Panneerselvam
    ISBN 978-953-307-804-5
    308 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 51437 times.
    A fungicide is a chemical pesticide compound that kills or inhibits the growth of fungi. In agriculture, fungicide is used to control fungi that threaten to destroy or compromise crops. Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases is a book that has been ...
  • Sustainable Natural Resources Management
    Sustainable Natural Resources Management
    Editor Abiud Kaswamila
    ISBN 978-953-307-670-6
    178 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 24057 times.
    Natural resources conservation is one of the dilemmas currently facing mankind in both developed and the developing world. The topic is of particular importance for the latter, where the majority depend on terrestrial ecosystems for livelihood; more ...
  • Plant Breeding
    Plant Breeding
    Editor Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-307-932-5
    364 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 85580 times.
    Modern plant breeding is considered a discipline originating from the science of genetics. It is a complex subject, involving the use of many interdisciplinary modern sciences and technologies that became art, science and business. Revolutionary deve ...