Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-454-2
    376 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 45096 times.
    The introduction of the synthetic organochlorine, organophosphate, carbamate and pyrethroid pesticides by 1950's marked the beginning of the modern pesticides era and a new stage in the agriculture development. Evolved from the chemicals designed ori ...
  • Soybean and Nutrition
    Soybean and Nutrition
    Editor Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-536-5
    476 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 73515 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 ...
  • Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Abiotic Stress Response in Plants - Physiological, Biochemical and Genetic Perspectives
    Editor Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-672-0
    346 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 89611 times.
    Plants, unlike animals, are sessile. This demands that adverse changes in their environment are quickly recognized, distinguished and responded to with suitable reactions. Drought, heat, cold and salinity are among the major abiotic stresses that ad ...
  • Soybean - Applications and Technology
    Soybean - Applications and Technology
    Editor Tzi-Bun Ng
    ISBN 978-953-307-207-4
    402 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 148023 times.
    Soybean is an agricultural crop of tremendous economic importance. Soybean and food items derived from it form dietary components of numerous people, especially those living in the Orient. The health benefits of soybean have attracted the attention o ...
  • Soybean - Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physiology
    Soybean - Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physiology
    Editor Tzi-Bun Ng
    ISBN 978-953-307-219-7
    642 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 165826 times.
    Soybean is an agricultural crop of tremendous economic importance. Soybean and food items derived from it form dietary components of numerous people, especially those living in the Orient. The health benefits of soybean have attracted the attention o ...
  • Soybean - Molecular Aspects of Breeding
    Soybean - Molecular Aspects of Breeding
    Editor Aleksandra Sudaric
    ISBN 978-953-307-240-1
    514 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 78694 times.
    The book Soybean: Molecular Aspects of Breeding focuses on recent progress in our understanding of the genetics and molecular biology of soybean and provides a broad review of the subject, from genome diversity to transformation and integration of de ...
  • Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate
    Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-532-7
    808 pages, January, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 291454 times.
    This book provides an overview on a large variety of pesticide-related topics, organized in three sections. The first part is dedicated to the "safer" pesticides derived from natural materials, the design and the optimization of pesticides formulatio ...
  • Pesticides - The Impacts of Pesticides Exposure
    Pesticides - The Impacts of Pesticides Exposure
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-531-0
    446 pages, January, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 76258 times.
    Pesticides are supposed to complete their intended function without "any unreasonable risk to man or the environment". Pesticides approval and registration are performed "taking into account the economic, social and environmental costs and benefits o ...