Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Scientific, Health and Social Aspects of the Food Industry
    Scientific, Health and Social Aspects of the Food Industry
    Editor 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 ...
  • Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, Health Properties and Bioconversions
    Olive Oil - Constituents, Quality, Health Properties and Bioconversions
    Editor 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 ...
  • Aquaculture
    Aquaculture
    Editor 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 ...
  • Water Stress
    Water Stress
    Editor Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-307-963-9
    312 pages, January, 2012
    Plants experience water stress either when the water supply to their roots becomes limiting, or when the transpiration rate becomes intense. Water stress is primarily caused by a water deficit, such as a drought or high soil salinity. Each year, wate ...
  • Food Production - Approaches, Challenges and Tasks
    Food Production - Approaches, Challenges and Tasks
    Editor Anna Aladjadjiyan
    ISBN 978-953-307-887-8
    282 pages, January, 2012
    This book is devoted to food production and the problems associated with the satisfaction of food needs in different parts of the world. The emerging food crisis calls for development of sustainable food production, and the quality and safety of the ...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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 ...