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  • Weed Control
    Weed Control
    Edited by Andrew J. Price
    ISBN 978-953-51-0159-8,
    276 pages, February, 2012
    Crop loss due to weeds has challenged agricultural managers since man began to develop the first farming systems. In the past century, however, much progress has been made to reduce weed interference in crop settings through effective yet mostly non ...
  • Integrated Pest Management and Pest Control - Current and Future Tactics
    Integrated Pest Management and Pest Control - Current and Future Tactics
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0050-8,
    682 pages, February, 2012
    Integrated Pest Management is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach that relies on a combination of common-sense practices. Its programs use current and comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with t ...
  • Artificial Photosynthesis
    Artificial Photosynthesis
    Edited by Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-307-966-0,
    298 pages, February, 2012
    Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth, and it is a scientific field that is intrinsically interdisciplinary, with many research groups examining it. We could learn many strategies from photosynthesis and can apply these strat ...
  • Crop Management - Cases and Tools for Higher Yield and Sustainability
    Crop Management - Cases and Tools for Higher Yield and Sustainability
    Edited by Fabio R. Marin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0068-3,
    126 pages, February, 2012
    Agricultural production is related to physical constrains, which may not always be overcomed by technology. However, under the same conditions, it is possible to see well-managed farms consistently making greater profits than similarly structured, ne ...
  • Food Additive
    Food Additive
    Edited by Yehia El-Samragy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0067-6,
    268 pages, February, 2012
    A food additive is defined as a substance not normally consumed as a food in itself and not normally used as a characteristic ingredient of food whether or not it has nutritive value. Food additives are natural or manufactured substances, which are a ...
  • 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 ...