Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Mycotoxin and Food Safety in Developing Countries
    Mycotoxin and Food Safety in Developing Countries
    Editor Hussaini Anthony Makun
    ISBN 978-953-51-1096-5
    280 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 21083 times.
    This book provides information on the incidence of fungi and mycotoxins in some African countries, the health implications and possible intervention control strategies for mycotoxins in developing countries and in Africa in particular. It will theref ...
  • The Mediterranean Genetic Code - Grapevine and Olive
    The Mediterranean Genetic Code - Grapevine and Olive
    Editor Danijela Poljuha and Barbara Sladonja
    ISBN 978-953-51-1067-5
    322 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14415 times.
    The book "The Mediterranean Genetic Code - Grapevine and Olive" collects relevant papers documenting the results of research in grapevine and olive genetics, as a contribution to overall compendium of the existing biodiversity for both species with i ...
  • Weed and Pest Control - Conventional and New Challenges
    Weed and Pest Control - Conventional and New Challenges
    Editor Sonia Soloneski and Marcelo Larramendy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0984-6
    214 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13613 times.
    This book covers alternative insect control strategies, such as the allelopathy phenomenon, tactics in integrated pest management of opportunistic generalist insect species, biological control of root pathogens, insect pest control by polyculture str ...
  • Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture
    Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture
    Editor Kourosh Vahdati and Charles Leslie
    ISBN 978-953-51-1024-8
    418 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 33798 times.
    "This book is not intended to cover all known abiotic stresses or every possible technique used to understand plant tolerance but, instead, to describe some of the widely used approaches to addressing such major abiotic stresses as drought, salinity, ...
  • Food Safety and Agro-Environment in China: Perceptions and Behaviors of Farmers and Consumers
    Food Safety and Agro-Environment in China: Perceptions and Behaviors of Farmers and Consumers
    Editor Teruaki Nanseki and Min Song
    ISBN 978-953-51-1000-2
    176 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 871 times.
    The prediction of China's rise is the subject of this book. The main ideas of this book are derived from Kanshokufuji, a new concept proposed by the chief editor of Prof. Nanseki, pertaining to a sound food system in a sound agro-environment. It impl ...
  • Soybean - Bio-Active Compounds
    Soybean - Bio-Active Compounds
    Editor Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0977-8
    556 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 33725 times.
    Legumes are important for the diet of a significant part of the world's population; they are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. The "importance of soybean" lies in the overall agriculture and trade and in its contribution ...
  • Senescence and Senescence-Related Disorders
    Senescence and Senescence-Related Disorders
    Editor Zhiwei Wang and Hiroyuki Inuzuka
    ISBN 978-953-51-0997-6
    158 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 7332 times.
    Senescence is a biological process that causes a progressive deterioration of structure and function of all organs chronologically. Recent studies have revealed the detailed molecular mechanisms of senescence using cell culture system and experimenta ...
  • Soybean - Pest Resistance
    Soybean - Pest Resistance
    Editor Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0978-5
    288 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10427 times.
    Legumes are important for the diet of a significant part of the world's population; they are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. The'importance of soybean'lies in the overall agriculture and trade and in its contribution t ...