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  • Food Industrial Processes - Methods and Equipment
    Food Industrial Processes - Methods and Equipment
    Edited by Benjamin Valdez
    ISBN 978-953-307-905-9,
    424 pages, February, 2012
    The global food industry has the largest number of demanding and knowledgeable consumers: the world population of seven billion inhabitants, since every person eats! This population requires food products that fulfill the high quality standards estab ...
  • Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects
    Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects
    Edited by Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-307-928-8,
    598 pages, February, 2012
    Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth. It is a scientific field that is the topic of many research groups. This book is aimed at providing the fundamental aspects of photosynthesis, and the results collected from different r ...
  • Insecticides - Pest Engineering
    Insecticides - Pest Engineering
    Edited by Farzana Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-307-895-3,
    550 pages, February, 2012
    This book is compiled of 24 Chapters divided into 4 Sections. Section A focuses on toxicity of organic and inorganic insecticides, organophosphorus insecticides, toxicity of fenitrothion and permethrin, and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT). Sect ...
  • Insecticides - Basic and Other Applications
    Insecticides - Basic and Other Applications
    Edited by Sonia Soloneski and Marcelo Larramendy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0007-2,
    280 pages, February, 2012
    It is our hope that this book will be of interest and use not only to scientists, but also to the food-producing industry, governments, politicians and consumers as well. If we are able to stimulate this interest, albeit in a small way, we have achie ...
  • Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, Health Properties and Bioconversions
    Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, Health Properties and Bioconversions
    Edited by Boskou Dimitrios
    ISBN 978-953-307-921-9,
    522 pages, February, 2012
    The health-promoting effects attributed to olive oil, and the development of the olive oil industry have intensified the quest for new information, stimulating wide areas of research. This book is a source of recently accumulated information. It cove ...
  • Scientific, Health and Social Aspects of the Food Industry
    Scientific, Health and Social Aspects of the Food Industry
    Edited by Benjamin Valdez
    ISBN 978-953-307-916-5,
    500 pages, February, 2012
    This book presents the wisdom, knowledge and expertise of the food industry that ensures the supply of food to maintain the health, comfort, and wellbeing of humankind. The global food industry has the largest market: the world population of seven bi ...
  • Bioluminescence - Recent Advances in Oceanic Measurements and Laboratory Applications
    Bioluminescence - Recent Advances in Oceanic Measurements and Laboratory Applications
    Edited by David Lapota
    ISBN 978-953-307-940-0,
    200 pages, February, 2012
    We now find ourselves utilizing luciferase - luciferin proteins, ATP, genes and the whole complex of these interactions to observe and follow the progress or inhibition of tumors in animal models by measuring bioluminescence intensity, spatially and ...
  • Aquaculture
    Aquaculture
    Edited by Zainal Abidin Muchlisin
    ISBN 978-953-307-974-5,
    400 pages, January, 2012
    This book provides an understanding on a large variety of aquaculture related topics. The book is organized in four sections. The first section discusses fish nutrition second section is considers the application of genetic in aquaculture; section ...