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  • Cotton Research
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    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2737-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2736-9,
    308 pages, November, 2016
    Cotton is the most important natural fiber crop of our planet, which provides humanity with cloth and vegetable oil, medicinal compounds, meal and hull for livestock feed, energy sources, organic matter to enrich soil, and industrial lubricants. Ther ...
  • The Gut Microbiome - Implications for Human Disease
    The Gut Microbiome - Implications for Human Disease
    Edited by Gyula Mozsik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2751-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2750-5,
    110 pages, November, 2016
    In the last decades, the importance of gut microbiome has been linked to medical research on different diseases. Developments of other medical disciplines (human clinical pharmacology, clinical nutrition and dietetics, everyday medical treatments of ...
  • Free Radicals and Diseases
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    Edited by Rizwan Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-51-2747-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2746-8,
    416 pages, October, 2016
    The current volume entitled, "Free Radicals and Diseases" integrates knowledge in free radical-associated diseases from the basic level to the advanced level, and from the bench side to bed side. The chapters in this book provide an extensive overvie ...
  • Products from Olive Tree
    Products from Olive Tree
    Edited by Dimitrios Boskou and Maria Lisa Clodoveo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2725-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2724-6,
    342 pages, October, 2016
    Olive tree products provide a number of documented presentations of the production and quality of the two most important olive tree products: virgin olive oil and table olives. It is a source that familiarizes readers with recent approaches and innov ...
  • Grape and Wine Biotechnology
    Grape and Wine Biotechnology
    Edited by Antonio Morata and Iris Loira
    ISBN 978-953-51-2693-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2692-8,
    468 pages, October, 2016
    Grape and Wine Biotechnology is a collective volume divided into 21 chapters focused on recent advances in vine pathology and pests, molecular tools to control them, genetic engineering and functional analysis, wine biotechnology including molecular ...
  • Grain Legumes
    Grain Legumes
    Edited by Aakash Kumar Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2721-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2720-8,
    186 pages, October, 2016
    Grain legumes are a main source of nitrogen-rich edible seeds and constitute a major source of dietary protein in the diets of human population especially for vegetarian diet. Legumes comprise the third largest family of flowering plants and provide ...
  • Management of Hazardous Wastes
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    Edited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh and Rehab O. Abdel Rahman
    ISBN 978-953-51-2617-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2616-4,
    184 pages, October, 2016
    Rapid trend of industry and high technological progress are the main sources of the accumulation of hazardous wastes. Recently, nuclear applications have been rapidly developed, and several nuclear power plants have been started to work throughout th ...
  • Tsunami
    Tsunami
    Edited by Mohammad Mokhtari
    ISBN 978-953-51-2677-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2676-8,
    172 pages, October, 2016
    This book is a collection of contribution from experts involved in tsunami study for the purpose of covering its different aspects from generation to warning system to be applied in tsunami risk reduction. The presented chapters have been peer review ...