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  • Agricultural Science
    Agricultural Science
    Edited by Godwin Aflakpui
    ISBN 978-953-51-0567-1,
    264 pages, April, 2012
    This book covers key areas in agricultural science, namely crop improvement, production, response to water, nutrients, and temperature, crop protection, agriculture and human health, and animal nutrition. The contributions by the authors include mani ...
  • New Advances and Contributions to Forestry Research
    New Advances and Contributions to Forestry Research
    Edited by Andrew Akwasi Oteng-Amoako
    ISBN 978-953-51-0529-9,
    268 pages, April, 2012
    New Advances and Contributions to Forestry Research consists of 14 chapters divided into three sections and is authored by 48 researchers from 16 countries and all five continents. Section Whither the Use of Forest Resources, authored by 16 researche ...
  • Global Perspectives on Sustainable Forest Management
    Global Perspectives on Sustainable Forest Management
    Edited by Okia Clement Akais
    ISBN 978-953-51-0569-5,
    314 pages, April, 2012
    This book is dedicated to global perspectives on sustainable forest management. It focuses on a need to move away from purely protective management of forests to innovative approaches for multiple use and management of forest resources. The book is d ...
  • Advances in Selected Plant Physiology Aspects
    Advances in Selected Plant Physiology Aspects badge
    Edited by Giuseppe Montanaro and Bartolomeo Dichio
    ISBN 978-953-51-0557-2,
    398 pages, April, 2012
    The book provides general principles and new insights of some plant physiology aspects covering abiotic stress, plant water relations, mineral nutrition and reproduction. Plant response to reduced water availability and other abiotic stress (e.g. me ...
  • Food Quality
    Food Quality
    Edited by Kostas Kapiris
    ISBN 978-953-51-0560-2,
    146 pages, April, 2012
    The book discusses the novel scientific approaches for the improvement of the food quality and offers food scientists valuable assistance for the future. The detailed methodologies and their practical applications could serve as a fundamental referen ...
  • Crop Plant
    Crop Plant
    Edited by Aakash Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-0527-5,
    252 pages, April, 2012
    This book provides us a thorough overview of Crop Plant with current advance in research. Divided into two section based on the chapters contents. Chapter 1 provides information about markers and next generation sequencing technology and its use. Cha ...
  • Health and Environment in Aquaculture
    Health and Environment in Aquaculture badge
    Edited by Edmir Daniel Carvalho, Gianmarco Silva David and Reinaldo J. Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-0497-1,
    428 pages, April, 2012
    Aquaculture has been expanding in a fast rate, and further development should rely on the assimilation of scientific knowledge of diverse areas such as molecular and cellular biology, and ecology. Understanding the relation between farmed species and ...
  • Sustainable Forest Management - Case Studies
    Sustainable Forest Management - Case Studies
    Edited by Jorge Martin-Garcia and Julio Javier Diez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0511-4,
    270 pages, April, 2012
    The concept of forest sustainability dates from centuries ago, although the understanding of sustainable forest management (SFM) as an instrument that harmonizes ecological and socio-economic concerns is relatively new. The change in perspective occu ...