Open Access Books » Life Sciences

Our collection of 424 books.

  • Evapotranspiration
    Edited by Leszek Labedzki
    ISBN 978-953-307-251-7,
    458 pages, March, 2011
    Evapotranspiration is a very complex phenomenon, comprising different aspects and processes (hydrological, meteorological, physiological, soil, plant and others). Farmers, agriculture advisers, extension services, hydrologists, agrometeorologists, wa ...
  • The Tsunami Threat - Research and Technology
    The Tsunami Threat - Research and Technology
    Edited by Nils-Axel M?rner
    ISBN 978-953-307-552-5,
    728 pages, January, 2011
    Submarine earthquakes, submarine slides and impacts may set large water volumes in motion characterized by very long wavelengths and a very high speed of lateral displacement, when reaching shallower water the wave breaks in over land - often with di ...
  • Pesticides - The Impacts of Pesticides Exposure
    Pesticides - The Impacts of Pesticides Exposure
    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-531-0,
    458 pages, January, 2011
    Pesticides are supposed to complete their intended function without "any unreasonable risk to man or the environment". Pesticides approval and registration are performed "taking into account the economic, social and environmental costs and benefits o ...
  • Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate
    Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate
    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-532-7,
    822 pages, January, 2011
    This book provides an overview on a large variety of pesticide-related topics, organized in three sections. The first part is dedicated to the "safer" pesticides derived from natural materials, the design and the optimization of pesticides formulatio ...
  • Pesticides - Strategies for Pesticides Analysis
    Pesticides - Strategies for Pesticides Analysis
    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-460-3,
    416 pages, January, 2011
    This book provides recent information on various analytical procedures and techniques, representing strategies for reliability, specificity, selectivity and sensitivity improvements in pesticides analysis. The volume covers three main topics: current ...
  • Herbicides, Theory and Applications
    Herbicides, Theory and Applications
    Edited by Sonia Soloneski and Marcelo L. Larramendy
    ISBN 978-953-307-975-2,
    622 pages, January, 2011
    The content selected in Herbicides, Theory and Applications is intended to provide researchers, producers and consumers of herbicides an overview of the latest scientific achievements. Although we are dealing with many diverse and different topics, w ...
  • Herbicides and Environment
    Herbicides and Environment
    Edited by Andreas Kortekamp
    ISBN 978-953-307-476-4,
    760 pages, January, 2011
    Herbicides are much more than just weed killers. They may exhibit beneficial or adverse effects on other organisms. Given their toxicological, environmental but also agricultural relevance, herbicides are an interesting field of activity not only for ...
  • Fungicides
    Edited by Odile Carisse
    ISBN 978-953-307-266-1,
    548 pages, December, 2010
    Plant and plant products are affected by a large number of plant pathogens among which fungal pathogens. These diseases play a major role in the current deficit of food supply worldwide. Various control strategies were developed to reduce the negativ ...