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 56525 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 ...
  • 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 70184 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 71184 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 6322 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 9253 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 17250 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 22269 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 ...
  • Applied Photosynthesis
    Applied Photosynthesis
    Editor Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-51-0061-4
    432 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 48053 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. This book is aimed at providing applied aspects of photosynthesis. Different ...