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 1332 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 ...
  • Oligomerization of Chemical and Biological Compounds
    Oligomerization of Chemical and Biological Compounds
    Editor Claire Lesieur
    ISBN 978-953-51-1617-2
    450 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1777 times.
    Many thanks to the authors for high quality chapters and to the referees for helping improve the manuscripts. The book is interdisciplinary, it covers fields from organic chemistry to mathematics, and raises different aspects of oligomerization. It i ...
  • Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability
    Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavicius
    ISBN 978-953-51-1340-9
    282 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3174 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 3532 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 ...
  • Pesticides - Toxic Aspects
    Pesticides - Toxic Aspects
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1217-4
    238 pages, February, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3536 times.
    The edited book Pesticides - Toxic Aspects contains an overview of attractive researchers of pesticide toxicology that covers the hazardous effects of common chemical pesticide agents employed every day in our agricultural practices. The combination ...
  • 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 5002 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 ...
  • Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation
    Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation
    Editor Takuji Ohyama
    ISBN 978-953-51-1216-7
    282 pages, January, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 5681 times.
    Biological nitrogen fixation has essential role in N cycle in global ecosystem. Several types of nitrogen fixing bacteria are recognized: the free-living bacteria in soil or water; symbiotic bacteria making root nodules in legumes or non-legumes; ass ...
  • Hydraulic Conductivity
    Hydraulic Conductivity
    Editor Vanderlei Rodrigues da Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-1208-2
    218 pages, December, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 2674 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 ...