Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Food Industry
    Food Industry
    Editor Innocenzo Muzzalupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0911-2
    748 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 54655 times.
    Due to the increase in world population (more than seven billion inhabitants) the global food industry has the largest number of demanding and knowledgeable consumers. This population requires food products that fulfill the high quality standards est ...
  • Responses of Organisms to Water Stress
    Responses of Organisms to Water Stress
    Editor Sener Akıncı
    ISBN 978-953-51-0933-4
    179 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12784 times.
    The same amount of water has been present on our planet for about 4 billion years, since shortly after the Earth was formed. Since then it has cycled through evaporation, condensation, precipitation and surface runoff multiple times. Water scarcity a ...
  • A Comprehensive Survey of International Soybean Research - Genetics, Physiology, Agronomy and Nitrogen Relationships
    A Comprehensive Survey of International Soybean Research - Genetics, Physiology, Agronomy and Nitrogen Relationships
    Editor James E. Board
    ISBN 978-953-51-0876-4
    613 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 30488 times.
    Soybean is the most important oilseed and livestock feed crop in the world. These dual uses are attributed to the crop's high protein content (nearly 40% of seed weight) and oil content (approximately 20%); characteristics that are not rivaled by an ...
  • Olive Germplasm - Italian Catalogue of Olive Varieties
    Olive Germplasm - Italian Catalogue of Olive Varieties
    Editor Innocenzo Muzzalupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0884-9
    420 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 2166 times.
    The olive (Olea europaea) is increasingly recognized as a crop of great economic and health importance world-wide. Olive growing in Italy is very important, but there is still a high degree of confusion regarding the genetic identity of cultivars. Th ...
  • Olive Germplasm - The Olive Cultivation, Table Olive and Olive Oil Industry in Italy
    Olive Germplasm - The Olive Cultivation, Table Olive and Olive Oil Industry in Italy
    Editor Innocenzo Muzzalupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0883-2
    372 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21482 times.
    The olive (Olea europaea) is increasingly recognized as a crop of great economic and health importance world-wide. Olive growing in Italy is very important, but there is still a high degree of confusion regarding the genetic identity of cultivars. Th ...
  • New Advances and Contributions to Fish Biology
    New Advances and Contributions to Fish Biology
    Editor Hakan Türker
    ISBN 978-953-51-0909-9
    298 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 9414 times.
    This book provides an understanding on a large variety of related topics in fish biology. The further development on molecular and cellular biology and ecology leads to assimilate the newer scientific knowledge in this area. Leading research works fr ...
  • New Approaches to the Study of Marine Mammals
    New Approaches to the Study of Marine Mammals
    Editor Aldemaro Romero and Edward O. Keith
    ISBN 978-953-51-0844-3
    232 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 7926 times.
    The highly specialized nature of marine mammals when compared with their terrestrial counterparts, the environment in which they live, and the impact of humans on them throughout history and at the present, have made of the scholarship on these creat ...
  • Organic Farming and Food Production
    Organic Farming and Food Production
    Editor Petr Konvalina
    ISBN 978-953-51-0842-9
    189 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14127 times.
    Organic farming does not mean going "back" to traditional (old) methods of farming. Many of the farming methods used in the past are still useful today. Organic farming takes the best of these and combines them with modern scientific knowledge. The ...