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  • Plant Pathology
    Plant Pathology
    Edited by Christian Joseph R. Cumagun
    ISBN 978-953-51-0489-6,
    374 pages, April, 2012
    Plant pathology is an applied science that deals with the nature, causes and control of plant diseases in agriculture and forestry. The vital role of plant pathology in attaining food security and food safety for the world cannot be overemphasized.
  • Deforestation Around the World
    Deforestation Around the World
    Edited by Paulo Moutinho
    ISBN 978-953-51-0417-9,
    386 pages, March, 2012
    Deforestation and forest degradation represent a significant fraction of the annual worldwide human-induced emission of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, the main source of biodiversity losses and the destruction of millions of people's homes. Des ...
  • The Molecular Basis of Plant Genetic Diversity
    The Molecular Basis of Plant Genetic Diversity
    Edited by Mahmut Caliskan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0157-4,
    370 pages, March, 2012
    The Molecular Basis of Plant Genetic Diversity presents chapters revealing the magnitude of genetic variations existing in plant populations. Natural populations contain a considerable genetic variability which provides a genomic flexibility that can ...
  • Global Advances in Biogeography
    Global Advances in Biogeography
    Edited by Lawrence Stevens
    ISBN 978-953-51-0454-4,
    374 pages, March, 2012
    Global Advances in Biogeography brings together the work of more than 30 scientific authorities on biogeography from around the world. The book focuses on spatial and temporal variation of biological assemblages in relation to landscape complexity an ...
  • Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging Environments
    Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging Environments
    Edited by Teang Shui Lee
    ISBN 978-953-51-0420-9,
    382 pages, March, 2012
    The book Irrigation Systems and Practices in Challenging Environments is divided into two interesting sections, with the first section titled Agricultural Water Productivity in Stressed Environments, which consists of nine chapters technically crafte ...
  • Water Quality, Soil and Managing Irrigation of Crops
    Water Quality, Soil and Managing Irrigation of Crops
    Edited by Teang Shui Lee
    ISBN 978-953-51-0426-1,
    254 pages, March, 2012
    The book entitled Water Quality, Soil and Managing Irrigation of Crops comprises three sections, specifically: Reuse Water Quality, Soil and Pollution which comprises five technical chapters, Managing Irrigation of Crops with four, and Examples of Ir ...
  • Phytochemicals as Nutraceuticals - Global Approaches to Their Role in Nutrition and Health
    Phytochemicals as Nutraceuticals - Global Approaches to Their Role in Nutrition and Health
    Edited by Venketeshwer Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-0203-8,
    288 pages, March, 2012
    Phytochemicals are biologically active compounds present in plants used for food and medicine. A great deal of interest has been generated recently in the isolation, characterization and biological activity of these phytochemicals. This book is in re ...
  • Hydroponics - A Standard Methodology for Plant Biological Researches
    Hydroponics - A Standard Methodology for Plant Biological Researches
    Edited by Toshiki Asao
    ISBN 978-953-51-0386-8,
    254 pages, March, 2012
    Hydroponics-A standard methodology for plant biological researches provides useful information on the requirements and techniques needs to be considered in order to grow crops successfully in hydroponics. The main focuses of this book are preparation ...