Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Pesticides Use and Management
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Pesticides Use and Management
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-459-7
    520 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 88032 times.
    This book brings together issues on pesticides and biopesticides use with the related subjects of pesticides management and sustainable development. It contains 24 chapters organized in three sections. The first book section supplies an overview on t ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Trends in Pesticides Analysis
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Trends in Pesticides Analysis
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-437-5
    514 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 65512 times.
    The book offers a professional look on the recent achievements and emerging trends in pesticides analysis, including pesticides identification and characterization. The 20 chapters are organized in three sections. The first book section addresses iss ...
  • Aflatoxins - Detection, Measurement and Control
    Aflatoxins - Detection, Measurement and Control
    Editor Irineo Torres-Pacheco
    ISBN 978-953-307-711-6
    364 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 64747 times.
    This book is divided into three sections. The section called Aflatoxin Contamination discusses the importance that this subject has for a country like the case of China and mentions examples that illustrate the ubiquity of aflatoxins in various commo ...
  • Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Editor Ramo?n Gerardo Guevara-Gonza?lez
    ISBN 978-953-307-395-8
    468 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 71820 times.
    Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a book that has been thought to present the most significant advances in these disciplines focused on the knowledge of such toxins. All authors, who supported the excellent work showed in every chapt ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Risks and Benefits
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Risks and Benefits
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-458-0
    560 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 109551 times.
    This book is a compilation of 29 chapters focused on: pesticides and food production, environmental effects of pesticides, and pesticides mobility, transport and fate. The first book section addresses the benefits of the pest control for crop protect ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Pests Control and Pesticides Exposure and Toxicity Assessment
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Pests Control and Pesticides Exposure and Toxicity Assessment
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-457-3
    614 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 73698 times.
    The present book is a collection of selected original research articles and reviews providing adequate and up-to-date information related to pesticides control, assessment, and toxicity. The first section covers a large spectrum of issues associated ...
  • Abiotic Stress in Plants - Mechanisms and Adaptations
    Abiotic Stress in Plants - Mechanisms and Adaptations
    Editor Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-394-1
    428 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 115054 times.
    World population is growing at an alarming rate and is anticipated to reach about six billion by the end of year 2050. On the other hand, agricultural productivity is not increasing at a required rate to keep up with the food demand. The reasons for ...
  • Soybean and Health
    Soybean and Health
    Editor Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-535-8
    502 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 72750 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 ...