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  • Precious Forests - Precious Earth
    Precious Forests - Precious Earth
    Editor Miodrag Zlatic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2175-6,
    286 pages, September, 2015
    Forests are the dominant terrestrial ecosystem of Earth. They are distributed across the globe. Forests account for 75% of the gross primary productivity of the Earth's biosphere, and contain 80% of the Earth's plant biomass. Human society and forest ...
  • Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
    Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2145-9,
    168 pages, July, 2015
    This edited book, Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals, is intended to provide an overview of toxicology that examines the hazardous effects of common agrochemicals employed every day in our agricultural practices. Furthermore, it is hoped that the i ...
  • Weed Biology and Control
    Weed Biology and Control
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2131-2,
    134 pages, June, 2015
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Weed Biology and Control field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution c ...
  • Agroecology
    Agroecology
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2130-5,
    230 pages, June, 2015
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Agroecology field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution comes as a sep ...
  • Biodiversity in Ecosystems - Linking Structure and Function
    Biodiversity in Ecosystems - Linking Structure and Function
    Editor Yueh-Hsin Lo, Juan A. Blanco and Shovonlal Roy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2028-5,
    658 pages, April, 2015
    The term biodiversity has become a mainstream concept that can be found in any newspaper at any given time. Concerns on biodiversity protection are usually linked to species protection and extinction risks for iconic species, such as whales, pandas a ...
  • Molecular Approaches to Genetic Diversity
    Molecular Approaches to Genetic Diversity
    Editor Mahmut Caliskan, Guul Cevahir Oz, I. Halil Kavakli and Birguul Ozcan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2042-1,
    218 pages, April, 2015
    In the last 50 years, combinations of conventional and molecular methods have made the genetic diversity a widespread science. Moreover, the issue of conserving genetic diversity as a component of the conservation of the environment has been raised a ...
  • Soilless Culture - Use of Substrates for the Production of Quality Horticultural Crops
    Soilless Culture - Use of Substrates for the Production of Quality Horticultural Crops
    Editor Md. Asaduzzaman
    ISBN 978-953-51-1739-1,
    172 pages, February, 2015
    Soilless Culture - Use of Substrates for the Production of Quality Horticultural Crops provides useful information on the techniques of growing horticultural crops using either inert organic or inorganic substrates and also on use of substrates consi ...
  • World Cotton Germplasm Resources
    World Cotton Germplasm Resources
    Editor Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-1622-6,
    320 pages, July, 2014
    Preservation of plant germplasm resources is vitally important for mankind to supply food and product security in the globalization and technological advances of the 21st century. Mankind preserved a wealth of available genetic resources of many plan ...