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  • Advances in Silage Production and Utilization
    Advances in Silage Production and Utilization NEW
    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 NEW
    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 NEW
    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 ...
  • Products from Olive Tree
    Products from Olive Tree
    Edited by Dimitrios Boskou and Maria Lisa Clodoveo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2725-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2724-6,
    342 pages, October, 2016
    Olive tree products provide a number of documented presentations of the production and quality of the two most important olive tree products: virgin olive oil and table olives. It is a source that familiarizes readers with recent approaches and innov ...
  • Grape and Wine Biotechnology
    Grape and Wine Biotechnology
    Edited by Antonio Morata and Iris Loira
    ISBN 978-953-51-2693-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2692-8,
    468 pages, October, 2016
    Grape and Wine Biotechnology is a collective volume divided into 21 chapters focused on recent advances in vine pathology and pests, molecular tools to control them, genetic engineering and functional analysis, wine biotechnology including molecular ...
  • Grain Legumes
    Grain Legumes
    Edited by Aakash Kumar Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2721-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2720-8,
    186 pages, October, 2016
    Grain legumes are a main source of nitrogen-rich edible seeds and constitute a major source of dietary protein in the diets of human population especially for vegetarian diet. Legumes comprise the third largest family of flowering plants and provide ...
  • New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology
    New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology
    Edited by Susana Araujo and Alma Balestrazzi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2659-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2658-4,
    210 pages, October, 2016
    New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology combines different aspects of basic and translational research in seed biology. A collection of eight chapters written by seed biology experts from the field of ...
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World
    Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World
    Edited by Heimo Mikkola
    ISBN 978-953-51-2687-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2686-7,
    212 pages, September, 2016
    This book has nine chapters on Aquaculture Wetland Ecosystem Services Approach and Climate Change Adaptation, which explain how different aquaculture systems could maximize the benefits that society receives from both aquaculture production and the e ...