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  • 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 ...
  • Herbicides - Environmental Impact Studies and Management Approaches
    Herbicides - Environmental Impact Studies and Management Approaches
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Food Production - Approaches, Challenges and Tasks
    Food Production - Approaches, Challenges and Tasks
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases
    Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Herbicides - Properties, Synthesis and Control of Weeds
    Herbicides - Properties, Synthesis and Control of Weeds
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Anoxia
    Anoxia
    Edited by Pamela Padilla
    ISBN 978-953-307-664-5,
    158 pages, January, 2012
    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 ...