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  • Significance, Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases
    Significance, Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases
    Edited by Hussaini Anthony Makun
    ISBN 978-953-51-2277-7,
    312 pages, April, 2016
    Food-borne diseases are major causes of morbidity and mortality in the world. It is estimated that about 2.2 million people die yearly due to food and water contamination. Food safety and consequently food security are therefore of immense importance ...
  • Applied Photosynthesis - New Progress
    Applied Photosynthesis - New Progress
    Edited by Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-51-2267-8,
    228 pages, March, 2016
    Using the energy from sunlight, photosynthesis usually converts carbon dioxide into organic compounds, which are important for all living creatures. Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth, and it is a scientific field that is ...
  • Organic Farming - A Promising Way of Food Production
    Organic Farming - A Promising Way of Food Production
    Edited by Petr Konvalina
    ISBN 978-953-51-2256-2,
    372 pages, March, 2016
    Organic farming is a progressive method of farming and food production it does not mean going back to traditional (old) methods of farming. Many of the traditional farming methods used in the past are still useful today. Organic farming takes the be ...
  • Insecticides Resistance
    Insecticides Resistance
    Edited by Stanislav Trdan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2258-6,
    448 pages, March, 2016
    This book contains 20 chapters, which are divided into 5 sections. Section 1 covers different aspects of insecticide resistance of selected economically important plant insect pests, whereas section 2 includes chapters about the importance, developme ...
  • Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Plants - Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
    Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Plants - Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
    Edited by Arun K. Shanker and Chitra Shanker
    ISBN 978-953-51-2250-0,
    768 pages, February, 2016
    The impact of global climate change on crop production has emerged as a major research priority during the past decade. Understanding abiotic stress factors such as temperature and drought tolerance and biotic stress tolerance traits such as insect p ...
  • Herbicides, Physiology of Action, and Safety
    Herbicides, Physiology of Action, and Safety
    Edited by Andrew Price, Jessica Kelton and Lina Sarunaite
    ISBN 978-953-51-2217-3,
    342 pages, December, 2015
    Herbicides are one of the most widely used groups of pesticides worldwide for controlling weedy species in agricultural and non-crop settings. Due to the extensive use of herbicides and their value in weed management, herbicide research remains cruci ...
  • Herbicides, Agronomic Crops and Weed Biology
    Herbicides, Agronomic Crops and Weed Biology
    Edited by Andrew Price, Jessica Kelton and Lina Sarunaite
    ISBN 978-953-51-2218-0,
    180 pages, November, 2015
    Herbicides are one of the most widely used groups of pesticides worldwide for controlling weedy species in agricultural and non-crop settings. Due to the extensive use of herbicides and their value in weed management, herbicide research remains cruci ...
  • Food Production and Industry
    Food Production and Industry
    Edited by Ayman Hafiz Amer Eissa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2191-6,
    194 pages, October, 2015
    This book is an example of a successful and excellent addition to the literature on the topic of Food Production and Industry within the scientific world. The book is divided into six chapters, consisting of selected topics in food production and con ...