Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Herbicides - Environmental Impact Studies and Management Approaches
    Herbicides - Environmental Impact Studies and Management Approaches
    Editor Ruben Alvarez-Fernandez
    ISBN 978-953-307-892-2
    260 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 33926 times.
    Weeds severely affect crop quality and yield. Therefore, successful farming relies on their control by coordinated management approaches. Among these, chemical herbicides are of key importance. Their development and commercialization began in the 194 ...
  • Herbicides - Properties, Synthesis and Control of Weeds
    Herbicides - Properties, Synthesis and Control of Weeds
    Editor Mohammed Naguib Abd El-Ghany Hasaneen
    ISBN 978-953-307-803-8
    502 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 55530 times.
    This book is divided into two sections namely: synthesis and properties of herbicides and herbicidal control of weeds. Chapters 1 to 11 deal with the study of different synthetic pathways of certain herbicides and the physical and chemical properties ...
  • Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases
    Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases
    Editor D. Dhanasekaran, N. Thajuddin and A. Panneerselvam
    ISBN 978-953-307-804-5
    308 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 43565 times.
    A fungicide is a chemical pesticide compound that kills or inhibits the growth of fungi. In agriculture, fungicide is used to control fungi that threaten to destroy or compromise crops. Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases is a book that has been ...
  • Plant Breeding
    Plant Breeding
    Editor Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-307-932-5
    364 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 73259 times.
    Modern plant breeding is considered a discipline originating from the science of genetics. It is a complex subject, involving the use of many interdisciplinary modern sciences and technologies that became art, science and business. Revolutionary deve ...
  • Crop Production Technologies
    Crop Production Technologies
    Editor Peeyush Sharma and Vikas Abrol
    ISBN 978-953-307-787-1
    288 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 48502 times.
    Crop production depends on the successful implementation of the soil, water, and nutrient management technologies. Food production by the year 2020 needs to be increased by 50 percent more than the present levels to satisfy the needs of around 8 bill ...
  • Organic Food and Agriculture - New Trends and Developments in the Social Sciences
    Organic Food and Agriculture - New Trends and Developments in the Social Sciences
    Editor Matthew Reed
    ISBN 978-953-307-764-2
    228 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 31317 times.
    The global phenomenon of organic food and farming, after three decades of progress, faces new challenges as markets mature and the impacts of the global recession start to change consumers and farmers' expectations. This global survey of the organic ...
  • Insecticides - Advances in Integrated Pest Management
    Insecticides - Advances in Integrated Pest Management
    Editor Farzana Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-307-780-2
    722 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 104552 times.
    This book contains 30 Chapters divided into 5 Sections. Section A covers integrated pest management, alternative insect control strategies, ecological impact of insecticides as well as pesticides and drugs of forensic interest. Section B is dedicated ...
  • Anoxia
    Anoxia
    Editor Pamela Padilla
    ISBN 978-953-307-664-5
    158 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 8286 times.
    This book reviews how severe oxygen deprivation affects biological systems - from the molecular to the ecological level. The contributing authors come from diverse regions of the world, which proves the interest in the academic analysis of oxygen dep ...