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  • Poultry Science
    Poultry Science NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Milad Manafi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2946-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2945-5,
    238 pages, February, 2017
    When it comes to life science and specially by considering animal-origin protein, one of the main topics to gain importance with respect to human nutrition and health is poultry science. This book presents an introductory overview to the different fi ...
  • Fermentation Processes
    Fermentation Processes NEW
    Edited by Angela Faustino Jozala
    ISBN 978-953-51-2928-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2927-1,
    310 pages, February, 2017
    Fermentation is a theme widely useful for food, feed and biofuel production. Indeed each of these areas, food industry, animal nutrition and energy production, has considerable presence in the global market. Fermentation process also has relevant app ...
  • Livestock Science
    Livestock Science
    Edited by Selim Sekkin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2864-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2863-2,
    160 pages, January, 2017
    There has been a great increase in the consumption of animal products. The intention of agricultural activities is to provide safety and adequate food by respecting the environment. Although many questions are being raised concerning the sustainabili ...
  • Biological Activities and Application of Marine Polysaccharides
    Biological Activities and Application of Marine Polysaccharides
    Edited by Emad A. Shalaby
    ISBN 978-953-51-2860-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2859-5,
    326 pages, January, 2017
    Marine organisms have been under research for the last decades as a source for different active compounds with various biological activities and application in agriculture, pharmacy, medicine, environment, and industries. Marine polysaccharides from ...
  • Genetic Engineering - An Insight into the Strategies and Applications
    Genetic Engineering - An Insight into the Strategies and Applications
    Edited by Farrukh Jamal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2836-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2835-9,
    92 pages, December, 2016
    This collection presents various interesting aspects of genetic engineering. Many thought-provoking queries like "Is gene revolution an answer to the world hunger? Do GM crops with more complex transformation contribute to the enrichment of multinati ...
  • Advances in Silage Production and Utilization
    Advances in Silage Production and Utilization
    Edited by Thiago da Silva and Edson Mauro Santos
    ISBN 978-953-51-2778-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2777-2,
    204 pages, November, 2016
    Ensiling is a technique that is used to store food, mainly vegetable crops, to feed the herd when the forage supply from the pastures is not enough to maintain the productive performance of the ruminant animals. However, silage can also be used as su ...
  • Plant Growth
    Plant Growth
    Edited by Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2772-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2771-0,
    230 pages, November, 2016
    Over the last few decades, the prevalence of studies about plant growth has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. Many aspects have been investigated related to this phenomenon. If we can gain understanding of how plants grow, then we may ...
  • Cotton Research
    Cotton Research
    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 ...