Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • 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
    440 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 118647 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 ...
  • 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
    388 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 46423 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 Health
    Soybean and Health
    Editor Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-535-8
    512 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 75859 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 ...
  • Soybean and Nutrition
    Soybean and Nutrition
    Editor Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-536-5
    486 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 76037 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
    358 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 90758 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
    412 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 150939 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
    654 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 169386 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
    526 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 80320 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 ...