Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Artificial Photosynthesis
    Artificial Photosynthesis
    Editor Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-307-966-0
    298 pages, February, 2012
    Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth, and it is a scientific field that is intrinsically interdisciplinary, with many research groups examining it. We could learn many strategies from photosynthesis and can apply these strat ...
  • Integrated Pest Management and Pest Control - Current and Future Tactics
    Integrated Pest Management and Pest Control - Current and Future Tactics
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0050-8
    682 pages, February, 2012
    Integrated Pest Management is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach that relies on a combination of common-sense practices. Its programs use current and comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with t ...
  • Food Industrial Processes - Methods and Equipment
    Food Industrial Processes - Methods and Equipment
    Editor Benjamin Valdez
    ISBN 978-953-307-905-9
    424 pages, February, 2012
    The global food industry has the largest number of demanding and knowledgeable consumers: the world population of seven billion inhabitants, since every person eats! This population requires food products that fulfill the high quality standards estab ...
  • Food Additive
    Food Additive
    Editor Yehia El-Samragy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0067-6
    268 pages, February, 2012
    A food additive is defined as a substance not normally consumed as a food in itself and not normally used as a characteristic ingredient of food whether or not it has nutritive value. Food additives are natural or manufactured substances, which are a ...
  • Crop Management - Cases and Tools for Higher Yield and Sustainability
    Crop Management - Cases and Tools for Higher Yield and Sustainability
    Editor Fabio R. Marin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0068-3
    126 pages, February, 2012
    Agricultural production is related to physical constrains, which may not always be overcomed by technology. However, under the same conditions, it is possible to see well-managed farms consistently making greater profits than similarly structured, ne ...
  • Insecticides - Pest Engineering
    Insecticides - Pest Engineering
    Editor Farzana Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-307-895-3
    550 pages, February, 2012
    This book is compiled of 24 Chapters divided into 4 Sections. Section A focuses on toxicity of organic and inorganic insecticides, organophosphorus insecticides, toxicity of fenitrothion and permethrin, and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT). Sect ...
  • Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects
    Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects
    Editor Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-307-928-8
    598 pages, February, 2012
    Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth. It is a scientific field that is the topic of many research groups. This book is aimed at providing the fundamental aspects of photosynthesis, and the results collected from different r ...
  • Insecticides - Basic and Other Applications
    Insecticides - Basic and Other Applications
    Editor Sonia Soloneski and Marcelo Larramendy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0007-2
    280 pages, February, 2012
    It is our hope that this book will be of interest and use not only to scientists, but also to the food-producing industry, governments, politicians and consumers as well. If we are able to stimulate this interest, albeit in a small way, we have achie ...