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Our collection of 152 books.

  • 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 ...
  • Precious Forests - Precious Earth
    Precious Forests - Precious Earth
    Edited by Miodrag Zlatic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2175-6,
    286 pages, September, 2015
    Forests are the dominant terrestrial ecosystem of Earth. They are distributed across the globe. Forests account for 75% of the gross primary productivity of the Earth's biosphere, and contain 80% of the Earth's plant biomass. Human society and forest ...
  • Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
    Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2145-9,
    168 pages, July, 2015
    This edited book, Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals, is intended to provide an overview of toxicology that examines the hazardous effects of common agrochemicals employed every day in our agricultural practices. Furthermore, it is hoped that the i ...
  • Weed Biology and Control
    Weed Biology and Control
    Edited by Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2131-2,
    134 pages, June, 2015
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Weed Biology and Control field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution c ...
  • Agroecology
    Agroecology
    Edited by Vytautas Pilipavičius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2130-5,
    230 pages, June, 2015
    This book is a collection of chapters, concerning the developments within the Agroecology field of study. The book includes scholarly contributions by various authors pertinent to Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Each contribution comes as a sep ...
  • Biodiversity in Ecosystems - Linking Structure and Function
    Biodiversity in Ecosystems - Linking Structure and Function
    Edited by Yueh-Hsin Lo, Juan A. Blanco and Shovonlal Roy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2028-5,
    658 pages, April, 2015
    The term biodiversity has become a mainstream concept that can be found in any newspaper at any given time. Concerns on biodiversity protection are usually linked to species protection and extinction risks for iconic species, such as whales, pandas a ...
  • Molecular Approaches to Genetic Diversity
    Molecular Approaches to Genetic Diversity
    Edited by Mahmut Caliskan, Guul Cevahir Oz, I. Halil Kavakli and Birguul Ozcan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2042-1,
    218 pages, April, 2015
    In the last 50 years, combinations of conventional and molecular methods have made the genetic diversity a widespread science. Moreover, the issue of conserving genetic diversity as a component of the conservation of the environment has been raised a ...