Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems - New Advances and Technologies
    Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems - New Advances and Technologies
    Editor Rolando Chamy, Francisca Rosenkranz and Lorena Soler
    ISBN 978-953-51-2238-8
    176 pages, December, 2015
    This book contains a collection of research works focused on the biodegradation of different types of pollutants, both in water and solids. The book is divided in three major sections: A) Biodegradation of organic pollutants in solids and wastewater, ...
  • Herbicides, Physiology of Action, and Safety
    Herbicides, Physiology of Action, and Safety
    Editor Andrew Price, Jessica Kelton and Lina Sarunaite
    ISBN 978-953-51-2217-3
    342 pages, December, 2015
    Herbicides are one of the most widely used groups of pesticides worldwide for controlling weedy species in agricultural and non-crop settings. Due to the extensive use of herbicides and their value in weed management, herbicide research remains cruci ...
  • Herbicides, Agronomic Crops and Weed Biology
    Herbicides, Agronomic Crops and Weed Biology
    Editor Andrew Price, Jessica Kelton and Lina Sarunaite
    ISBN 978-953-51-2218-0
    180 pages, November, 2015
    Herbicides are one of the most widely used groups of pesticides worldwide for controlling weedy species in agricultural and non-crop settings. Due to the extensive use of herbicides and their value in weed management, herbicide research remains cruci ...
  • 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 ...
  • Precious Forests - Precious Earth
    Precious Forests - Precious Earth
    Editor Miodrag Zlatic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2175-6
    286 pages, September, 2015
    Forests are the dominant terrestrial ecosystem of Earth. They are distributed across the globe. Forests account for 75% of the gross primary productivity of the Earth's biosphere, and contain 80% of the Earth's plant biomass. Human society and forest ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...