Agricultural and Biological Sciences

  • The Species Problem - Ongoing Issues
    The Species Problem - Ongoing Issues
    Editor Igor Ya. Pavlinov
    ISBN 978-953-51-0957-0
    290 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12841 times.
    The book includes collection of theoretical papers dealing with the species problem, which is among most fundamental issues in biology. The principal topics are: consideration of the species problem from the standpoint of modern non-classical science ...
  • Insecticides - Development of Safer and More Effective Technologies
    Insecticides - Development of Safer and More Effective Technologies
    Editor Stanislav Trdan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0958-7
    558 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 30683 times.
    This book contains 20 chapters about the impact, environmental fate, modes of action, efficacy, and non-target effects of insecticides. The chapters are divided into 7 parts. Part 1 covers the non-target effects of insecticides, whereas part 2 is ded ...
  • Aflatoxins - Recent Advances and Future Prospects
    Aflatoxins - Recent Advances and Future Prospects
    Editor Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh
    ISBN 978-953-51-0904-4
    406 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 32098 times.
    This book is broadly divided into five sections and 17 chapters, highlighting recent advances in aflatoxin research from epidemiology to molecular genomics and control measures, biocontrol approaches, modern analytical techniques, economic concerns a ...
  • Food Industry
    Food Industry
    Editor Innocenzo Muzzalupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0911-2
    758 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 60298 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
    188 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14117 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
    624 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 32702 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
    432 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 2583 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
    384 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 23347 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 ...