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  • 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 ...
  • Plants for the Future
    Plants for the Future
    Edited by Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2185-5,
    200 pages, October, 2015
    The world has come to understand only recently the importance of plants in our life. Therefore, we have brought together such book chapters that will help strengthen the scientific background of the readers on plants and deliver the message regarding ...
  • Phytochemicals - Isolation, Characterisation and Role in Human Health
    Phytochemicals - Isolation, Characterisation and Role in Human Health
    Edited by A. Venket Rao and Leticia G. Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-2170-1,
    348 pages, September, 2015
    Global dietary recommendations emphasize the consumption of plant-based foods for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Plants contain many biologically active compounds referred to as phytochemicals or functional ingredients. These comp ...