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  • Livestock Science
    Livestock Science NEW
    Early Online Release
    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 NEW
    Early Online Release
    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 ...
  • 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 ...