Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Beekeeping and Bee Conservation - Advances in Research
    Beekeeping and Bee Conservation - Advances in Research
    Editor Emerson Dechechi Chambo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2412-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2411-5
    250 pages, May, 2016
    Beekeeping and Bee Conservation - Advances in Research presents current issues in the field of bees in multiple contexts and ties together experiments conducted by some of the world's most renowned researchers. The authors' point-of-view and own rese ...
  • Fungal Pathogenicity
    Fungal Pathogenicity
    Editor Sadia Sultan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2393-4
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2394-1
    136 pages, May, 2016
    This book is specially written for researchers at various levels, for example, in forestry, agriculture, industry, university and college laboratories. It describes the fungal pathogenicity; resistance behavior of fungal biofilms and its mechanisms; ...
  • Alternative Crops and Cropping Systems
    Alternative Crops and Cropping Systems
    Editor Petr Konvalina
    ISBN 978-953-51-2279-1
    170 pages, May, 2016
    Alternative crops and cropping systems have importance in whole agricultural sector. As the name suggests, it is an alternative that can currently represent only a small economic importance. On the other hand, in some areas pose a new progressive dir ...
  • Significance, Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases
    Significance, Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases
    Editor Hussaini Anthony Makun
    ISBN 978-953-51-2277-7
    312 pages, April, 2016
    Food-borne diseases are major causes of morbidity and mortality in the world. It is estimated that about 2.2 million people die yearly due to food and water contamination. Food safety and consequently food security are therefore of immense importance ...
  • Applied Photosynthesis - New Progress
    Applied Photosynthesis - New Progress
    Editor Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-51-2267-8
    228 pages, March, 2016
    Using the energy from sunlight, photosynthesis usually converts carbon dioxide into organic compounds, which are important for all living creatures. Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth, and it is a scientific field that is ...
  • Organic Farming - A Promising Way of Food Production
    Organic Farming - A Promising Way of Food Production
    Editor Petr Konvalina
    ISBN 978-953-51-2256-2
    372 pages, March, 2016
    Organic farming is a progressive method of farming and food production it does not mean going back to traditional (old) methods of farming. Many of the traditional farming methods used in the past are still useful today. Organic farming takes the be ...
  • Insecticides Resistance
    Insecticides Resistance
    Editor Stanislav Trdan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2258-6
    448 pages, March, 2016
    This book contains 20 chapters, which are divided into 5 sections. Section 1 covers different aspects of insecticide resistance of selected economically important plant insect pests, whereas section 2 includes chapters about the importance, developme ...
  • Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Plants - Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
    Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Plants - Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
    Editor Arun K. Shanker and Chitra Shanker
    ISBN 978-953-51-2250-0
    768 pages, February, 2016
    The impact of global climate change on crop production has emerged as a major research priority during the past decade. Understanding abiotic stress factors such as temperature and drought tolerance and biotic stress tolerance traits such as insect p ...