Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Food Production and Industry
    Food Production and Industry
    Editor Ayman Hafiz Amer Eissa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2191-6
    194 pages, October, 2015
    This book is an example of a successful and excellent addition to the literature on the topic of Food Production and Industry within the scientific world. The book is divided into six chapters, consisting of selected topics in food production and con ...
  • Plants for the Future
    Plants for the Future
    Editor Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2185-5
    200 pages, October, 2015
    The world has come to understand only recently the importance of plants in our life. Therefore, we have brought together such book chapters that will help strengthen the scientific background of the readers on plants and deliver the message regarding ...
  • Biomass Production and Uses
    Biomass Production and Uses
    Editor Eduardo Jacob-Lopes and Leila Queiroz Zepka
    ISBN 978-953-51-2181-7
    114 pages, October, 2015
    Biomass presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the possibilities for production and use of biomasses of agricultural and industrial importance. Issues related to environment, food, chemicals and energy present serious challenges to t ...
  • Phytochemicals - Isolation, Characterisation and Role in Human Health
    Phytochemicals - Isolation, Characterisation and Role in Human Health
    Editor A. Venket Rao and Leticia G. Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-2170-1
    348 pages, September, 2015
    Global dietary recommendations emphasize the consumption of plant-based foods for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Plants contain many biologically active compounds referred to as phytochemicals or functional ingredients. These comp ...
  • Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil
    Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil
    Editor Naofumi Shiomi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2165-7
    282 pages, September, 2015
    The pollution of soil and groundwater by heavy metals and other chemicals is becoming a serious issue in many countries. However, the current bioremediation processes do not often achieve sufficient remediation, and more effective processes are desir ...
  • Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
    Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2145-9
    168 pages, July, 2015
    This edited book, Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals, is intended to provide an overview of toxicology that examines the hazardous effects of common agrochemicals employed every day in our agricultural practices. Furthermore, it is hoped that the i ...
  • Microbiology in Agriculture and Human Health
    Microbiology in Agriculture and Human Health
    Editor Mohammad Manjur Shah
    ISBN 978-953-51-2144-2
    140 pages, July, 2015
    Microbiology involves the study of microscopic living organisms. Most of them are unicellular and all the life processes are performed by a single cell. They are associated with the health and welfare of human beings. Among the biological sciences, m ...
  • Weed Biology and Control
    Weed Biology and Control
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2131-2
    134 pages, June, 2015
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Weed Biology and Control field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution c ...