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  • Food Production - Approaches, Challenges and Tasks
    Food Production - Approaches, Challenges and Tasks
    Editor Anna Aladjadjiyan
    ISBN 978-953-307-887-8
    282 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 41683 times.
    This book is devoted to food production and the problems associated with the satisfaction of food needs in different parts of the world. The emerging food crisis calls for development of sustainable food production, and the quality and safety of the ...
  • Herbicides - Environmental Impact Studies and Management Approaches
    Herbicides - Environmental Impact Studies and Management Approaches
    Editor Ruben Alvarez-Fernandez
    ISBN 978-953-307-892-2
    260 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 38884 times.
    Weeds severely affect crop quality and yield. Therefore, successful farming relies on their control by coordinated management approaches. Among these, chemical herbicides are of key importance. Their development and commercialization began in the 194 ...
  • 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 32373 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 52997 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 41178 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 70401 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 63408 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 52187 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 ...