Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Herbicides - Mechanisms and Mode of Action
    Herbicides - Mechanisms and Mode of Action
    Editor Mohammed Naguib Abd El-Ghany Hasaneen
    ISBN 978-953-307-744-4
    214 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 24140 times.
    This volume contains two sections: Mechanisms of herbicidal action (chapters 1-4) and Mode of action of selected herbicides on controlling diseased, weed growth and productivity and/or growth and development of field crops (chapters 5-10). Topics by ...
  • Aquaculture and the Environment - A Shared Destiny
    Aquaculture and the Environment - A Shared Destiny
    Editor Barbara Sladonja
    ISBN 978-953-307-749-9
    258 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 26503 times.
    Aquaculture is the art, science and business of cultivating aquatic animals and plants in fresh or marine waters. It is the extension of fishing, resulted from the fact that harvests of wild sources of fish and other aquatic species cannot keep up wi ...
  • Phytochemicals - Bioactivities and Impact on Health
    Phytochemicals - Bioactivities and Impact on Health
    Editor Iraj Rasooli
    ISBN 978-953-307-424-5
    400 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52361 times.
    Among the thousands of naturally occurring constituents so far identified in plants and exhibiting a long history of safe use, there are none that pose - or reasonably might be expected to pose - a significant risk to human health at current low leve ...
  • Research in Organic Farming
    Research in Organic Farming
    Editor Raumjit Nokkoul
    ISBN 978-953-307-381-1
    198 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37410 times.
    This book has emerged as a consequence of the difficulties we experienced in finding information when we first started researching. The goal was to produce a book where as many existing studies as possible could be presented in a single volume, makin ...
  • Fungicides - Beneficial and Harmful Aspects
    Fungicides - Beneficial and Harmful Aspects
    Editor Nooruddin Thajuddin
    ISBN 978-953-307-451-1
    266 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 26616 times.
    Fungicides are a class of pesticides used for killing or inhibiting the growth of fungus. They are extensively used in pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, in protection of seed during storage and in preventing the growth of fungi that produce toxin ...
  • Recent Advances in Fish Farms
    Recent Advances in Fish Farms
    Editor Faruk Aral and Zafer Doğu
    ISBN 978-953-307-759-8
    262 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 29127 times.
    The world keeps changing. There are always risks associated with change. To make careful risk assessment it is always needed to re-evaluate the information according to new findings in research. Scientific knowledge is essential in determining the st ...
  • Soybean - Genetics and Novel Techniques for Yield Enhancement
    Soybean - Genetics and Novel Techniques for Yield Enhancement
    Editor Dora Krezhova
    ISBN 978-953-307-721-5
    336 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 27890 times.
    This book presents the importance of applying of novel genetics and breading technologies. The efficient genotype selections and gene transformations provide for generation of new and improved soybean cultivars, resistant to disease and environmental ...
  • Soybean Physiology and Biochemistry
    Soybean Physiology and Biochemistry
    Editor Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-534-1
    498 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 49721 times.
    Worldwide, soybean seed proteins represent a major source of amino acids for human and animal nutrition. Soybean seeds are an important and economical source of protein in the diet of many developed and developing countries. Soy is a complete protein ...