Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Phytochemicals - A Global Perspective of Their Role in Nutrition and Health
    Phytochemicals - A Global Perspective of Their Role in Nutrition and Health
    Editor Venketeshwer Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-0296-0
    548 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 187329 times.
    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 ...
  • Horticulture
    Horticulture
    Editor Alejandro Isabel Luna Maldonado
    ISBN 978-953-51-0252-6
    182 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26758 times.
    This book is about the novel aspects and future trends of the horticulture. The topics covered by this book are the effect of the climate and soil characteristics on the nitrogen balance, influence of fertilizers with prolongation effect, diversity i ...
  • Botany
    Botany
    Editor John Kiogora Mworia
    ISBN 978-953-51-0355-4
    236 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 39713 times.
    This book is devoted to botany and covers topical issues in this diverse area of study. The contributions are designed for researchers, graduate students and professionals. The book also presents reviews of current issues in plant-environment intera ...
  • Current Frontiers in Cryopreservation
    Current Frontiers in Cryopreservation
    Editor Igor I. Katkov
    ISBN 978-953-51-0302-8
    480 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 63676 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 ...
  • 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 66027 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 74838 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 79418 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 76522 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 ...