Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • World Cotton Germplasm Resources
    World Cotton Germplasm Resources
    Editor Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-1622-6
    320 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 511 times.
    Preservation of plant germplasm resources is vitally important for mankind to supply food and product security in the globalization and technological advances of the 21st century. Mankind preserved a wealth of available genetic resources of many plan ...
  • Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability
    Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavicius
    ISBN 978-953-51-1340-9
    282 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1577 times.
    Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promotes fair relationships and a good quality of life. This book is a compilation of 11 chapters focused on development of organic agriculture, the ...
  • Rice - Germplasm, Genetics and Improvement
    Rice - Germplasm, Genetics and Improvement
    Editor Wengui Yan and Jinsong Bao
    ISBN 978-953-51-1240-2
    316 pages, April, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1641 times.
    Rice is a staple food for half of the worlds population mostly in Asia. Productivity of rice has largely been improved since the Green Revolution in 1960s. Further improvement of rice yield is necessary to keep pace with population growth, which is a ...
  • Sustainable Aquaculture Techniques
    Sustainable Aquaculture Techniques
    Editor Martha Patricia Hernandez- Vergara and Carlos Ivan Perez-Rostro
    ISBN 978-953-51-1224-2
    274 pages, February, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3095 times.
    This book presents some innovative developments in sustainable aquaculture practices in the context of environmental protection and seafood production techniques. The chapters are written by experts in their respective areas, so that their contributi ...
  • Hydraulic Conductivity
    Hydraulic Conductivity
    Editor Vanderlei Rodrigues da Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-1208-2
    218 pages, December, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 2108 times.
    This book is a research publication that covers original research on developments within the Hydraulic Conductivity field of study. The book is a collection of reviewed scholarly contributions written by different authors. Each scholarly contributio ...
  • Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches
    Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches
    Editor Yogesh B. Patil and Prakash Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-1200-6
    406 pages, October, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 9740 times.
    Bioremediation technologies are gaining immense credibility in the field of waste management because of their eco-compatibility nature. Biomass can interact and confront with water and soil pollutants in both active (live) as well as passive (dead) w ...
  • Advances in Agrophysical Research
    Advances in Agrophysical Research
    Editor Stanislaw Grundas and Andrzej Stepniewski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1184-9
    408 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14872 times.
    The idea of this book was born due to the rapid increase of the interest in excellence of agricultural production in the aspect of both – the quality of raw material for food production as well as in the aspect of environment protection. Agrophysic ...
  • Crop Production
    Crop Production
    Editor Aakash Goyal and Muhammad Asif
    ISBN 978-953-51-1174-0
    198 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 9627 times.
    Humans are depended on crops for food, fibber and more recently for fuel. Demands for crop production in rising because of increasing population, change in food habits and biofuel consumption. The book focus on challenges, progress and prospects of c ...