Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Problems, Perspectives and Challenges of Agricultural Water Management
    Problems, Perspectives and Challenges of Agricultural Water Management
    Editor Manish Kumar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0117-8
    468 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 61408 times.
    Food security emerged as an issue in the first decade of the 21st Century, questioning the sustainability of the human race, which is inevitably related directly to the agricultural water management that has multifaceted dimensions and requires inter ...
  • Current Frontiers in Cryobiology
    Current Frontiers in Cryobiology
    Editor Igor I. Katkov
    ISBN 978-953-51-0191-8
    592 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 71313 times.
    Almost a decade has passed since the last textbook on the science of cryobiology, Life in the Frozen State, was published. Recently, there have been some serious tectonic shifts in cryobiology which were perhaps not seen on the surface but will have ...
  • Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations
    Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations
    Editor Yelda Özden Çiftçi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0181-9
    490 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 74991 times.
    Development of efficient transformation protocols is becoming a complementary strategy to conventional breeding techniques for the improvement of crops. Thus, Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations covers the recent advances carried on improvem ...
  • Forest Ecosystems - More than Just Trees
    Forest Ecosystems - More than Just Trees
    Editor Juan A. Blanco and Yueh-Hsin Lo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0202-1
    480 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 74517 times.
    The common idea for many people is that forests are just a collection of trees. However, they are much more than that. They are a complex, functional system of interacting and often interdependent biological, physical, and chemical components, the bi ...
  • Current Topics in Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems
    Current Topics in Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems
    Editor Kesara Anamthawat-Jónsson
    ISBN 978-953-51-0217-5
    156 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 6760 times.
    Mapping phylogenetics on geographical scales is one of the most important scientific aspects of bioscience research. Changes in the environment have evidently shaped the geographical distribution of organisms on land and in the oceans seen today. Ove ...
  • Morphometrics
    Morphometrics
    Editor Christina Wahl
    ISBN 978-953-51-0172-7
    120 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 10359 times.
    It is human nature to measure things, and this holds true for science as well as everyday life. The five papers in this book demonstrate the usefulness of a morphometric approach to a variety of subjects in natural history, including systematics, ph ...
  • Recent Trends in Cytogenetic Studies - Methodologies and Applications
    Recent Trends in Cytogenetic Studies - Methodologies and Applications
    Editor Padma Tirunilai
    ISBN 978-953-51-0178-9
    156 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 19031 times.
    Recent Trends in Cytogenetic Studies - Methodologies and Applications deals with recent trends in cytogenetics with minute details of methodologies that can be adopted in clinical laboratories. The chapters deal with basic methods of primary cultures ...
  • Marine Ecosystems
    Marine Ecosystems
    Editor Antonio Cruzado
    ISBN 978-953-51-0176-5
    322 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 23192 times.
    Marine ecosystems, a very wide topic, includes many different processes, groups of organisms and geographical peculiarities. The objective of this book is to present various topics of great importance for understanding the marine ecosystems, what the ...