Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Artificial Photosynthesis
    Artificial Photosynthesis
    Editor Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-307-966-0
    288 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 28685 times.
    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
    668 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 101921 times.
    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
    418 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 99225 times.
    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
    256 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 57463 times.
    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
    118 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 10555 times.
    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
    538 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 59044 times.
    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
    588 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 108662 times.
    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
    268 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 29157 times.
    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 ...