Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Biodegradation - Engineering and Technology
    Biodegradation - Engineering and Technology
    Editor Rolando Chamy and Francisca Rosenkranz
    ISBN 978-953-51-1153-5
    484 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 17759 times.
    This book contains a collection of different research activities where several technologies have been applied to the optimization of biodegradation processes. The book has three main sections: A) Hydrocarbons biodegradation, B) Biodegradation and ana ...
  • Herbicides - Current Research and Case Studies in Use
    Herbicides - Current Research and Case Studies in Use
    Editor Andrew J. Price and Jessica A. Kelton
    ISBN 978-953-51-1112-2
    662 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 27447 times.
    Herbicide use is a common component of many weed management strategies in both agricultural and non-crop settings. However, herbicide use practices and recommendations are continuously updated and revised to provide control of ever-changing weed com ...
  • Photosynthesis
    Photosynthesis
    Editor Zvy Dubinsky
    ISBN 978-953-51-1161-0
    380 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 54647 times.
    Among the myriads of volumes dedicated to various aspects of photosynthesis, the current one is singular in integrating an update of the most recent insights on this most important biological process in the biosphere. While photosynthesis fuels all t ...
  • Herbicides - Advances in Research
    Herbicides - Advances in Research
    Editor Andrew J. Price and Jessica A. Kelton
    ISBN 978-953-51-1122-1
    320 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11318 times.
    Herbicides represent one of the most widely used groups of pesticides worldwide for control of weed species in agricultural and non-crop settings. Due to the extensive use of herbicides and their value in weed management, herbicide research remains ...
  • Plant Breeding from Laboratories to Fields
    Plant Breeding from Laboratories to Fields
    Editor Sven Bode Andersen
    ISBN 978-953-51-1090-3
    298 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 23989 times.
    Breeding of crop plants to make them more adapted to human agricultural systems has been on-going during domestication the last 10 000 years. However, only recently with the invention of the Mendelian principles of genetics and the subsequent develo ...
  • Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases - A Role for Antioxidants
    Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases - A Role for Antioxidants
    Editor José A. Morales-González
    ISBN 978-953-51-1123-8
    512 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 31650 times.
    This work responds to the need to find, in a sole document, the affect of oxidative stress at different levels, as well as treatment with antioxidants to revert and diminish the damage. Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases - a Role for ...
  • Fungicides - Showcases of Integrated Plant Disease Management from Around the World
    Fungicides - Showcases of Integrated Plant Disease Management from Around the World
    Editor Mizuho Nita
    ISBN 978-953-51-1130-6
    340 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 8561 times.
    This book comprised of three sections that focus various aspects of fungicide usages and its consequences. In the eight-chapter first section, authors discuss implementation of Integrated Plant Disease Management on a wide array of crops grown in dif ...
  • Current Progress in Biological Research
    Current Progress in Biological Research
    Editor Marina Silva-Opps
    ISBN 978-953-51-1097-2
    394 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 19057 times.
    Current Progress in Biological Research presents new insights into key topics from different areas of the biological sciences. Some of the topics covered in the book are antibiotic susceptibility, genomic rearrangement, historical biogeography, bioge ...