Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 15442 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 32676 times.
    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 ...
  • Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases - A Role for Antioxidants
    Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases - A Role for Antioxidants
    Editor José A. Morales-González
    ISBN 978-953-51-1123-8
    512 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 40433 times.
    This work responds to the need to find, in a sole document, the affect of oxidative stress at different levels, as well as treatment with antioxidants to revert and diminish the damage. Oxidative Stress and Chronic Degenerative Diseases - a Role for ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 13010 times.
    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 ...
  • Current Progress in Biological Research
    Current Progress in Biological Research
    Editor Marina Silva-Opps
    ISBN 978-953-51-1097-2
    394 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 24256 times.
    Current Progress in Biological Research presents new insights into key topics from different areas of the biological sciences. Some of the topics covered in the book are antibiotic susceptibility, genomic rearrangement, historical biogeography, bioge ...
  • 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 30650 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 18990 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 18762 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 ...