Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • Advances in Agrophysical Research
    Advances in Agrophysical Research
    Editor Stanislaw Grundas and Andrzej Stepniewski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1184-9
    408 pages, July, 2013
    The idea of this book was born due to the rapid increase of the interest in excellence of agricultural production in the aspect of both – the quality of raw material for food production as well as in the aspect of environment protection. Agrophysic ...
  • Crop Production
    Crop Production
    Editor Aakash Goyal and Muhammad Asif
    ISBN 978-953-51-1174-0
    198 pages, July, 2013
    Humans are depended on crops for food, fibber and more recently for fuel. Demands for crop production in rising because of increasing population, change in food habits and biofuel consumption. The book focus on challenges, progress and prospects of c ...
  • Herbicides - Current Research and Case Studies in Use
    Herbicides - Current Research and Case Studies in Use
    Editor Andrew J. Price and Jessica A. Kelton
    ISBN 978-953-51-1112-2
    662 pages, June, 2013
    Herbicide use is a common component of many weed management strategies in both agricultural and non-crop settings. However, herbicide use practices and recommendations are continuously updated and revised to provide control of ever-changing weed com ...
  • Photosynthesis
    Photosynthesis
    Editor Zvy Dubinsky
    ISBN 978-953-51-1161-0
    380 pages, June, 2013
    Among the myriads of volumes dedicated to various aspects of photosynthesis, the current one is singular in integrating an update of the most recent insights on this most important biological process in the biosphere. While photosynthesis fuels all t ...
  • Herbicides - Advances in Research
    Herbicides - Advances in Research
    Editor Andrew J. Price and Jessica A. Kelton
    ISBN 978-953-51-1122-1
    320 pages, May, 2013
    Herbicides represent one of the most widely used groups of pesticides worldwide for control of weed species in agricultural and non-crop settings. Due to the extensive use of herbicides and their value in weed management, herbicide research remains ...
  • Plant Breeding from Laboratories to Fields
    Plant Breeding from Laboratories to Fields
    Editor Sven Bode Andersen
    ISBN 978-953-51-1090-3
    298 pages, May, 2013
    Breeding of crop plants to make them more adapted to human agricultural systems has been on-going during domestication the last 10 000 years. However, only recently with the invention of the Mendelian principles of genetics and the subsequent develo ...
  • Fungicides - Showcases of Integrated Plant Disease Management from Around the World
    Fungicides - Showcases of Integrated Plant Disease Management from Around the World
    Editor Mizuho Nita
    ISBN 978-953-51-1130-6
    340 pages, May, 2013
    This book comprised of three sections that focus various aspects of fungicide usages and its consequences. In the eight-chapter first section, authors discuss implementation of Integrated Plant Disease Management on a wide array of crops grown in dif ...
  • 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
    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 ...