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  • Water Stress in Plants
    Water Stress in Plants NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman, Zinnat Ara Begum and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2621-8
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2620-1,
    126 pages, August, 2016
    Water stress in plants is caused by the water deficit, as induced possibly by drought or high soil salinity. The prime consequence of water stress in plants is the disruption in the agricultural production, resulting in food shortage. The plants, how ...
  • Groundwater - Contaminant and Resource Management
    Groundwater - Contaminant and Resource Management NEW
    Editor Muhammad Salik Javaid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2466-5
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2465-8,
    200 pages, July, 2016
    Water inside the earth, the groundwater and the invisible resource is the most important source of survival of mankind on this globe. Part of the hydrological cycle between entry (percolation and recharge) and exit (natural or forced extraction and d ...
  • Landscape Ecology - The Influences of Land Use and Anthropogenic Impacts of Landscape Creation
    Landscape Ecology - The Influences of Land Use and Anthropogenic Impacts of Landscape Creation NEW
    Editor Amjad Almusaed
    ISBN 978-953-51-2514-3
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2513-6,
    138 pages, July, 2016
    This book has been written to present major and efficient applications in landscape ecology, as well as to propose a solid action for this category of topics. The book aims to illustrate various treatment methods of the land-use models impact on lan ...
  • Environmental Health Risk - Hazardous Factors to Living Species
    Environmental Health Risk - Hazardous Factors to Living Species
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2402-3
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2401-6,
    276 pages, June, 2016
    This book, Environmental Health Risk - Hazardous Factors to Living Species, is intended to provide a set of practical discussions and relevant tools for making risky decisions that require actions to reduce environmental health risk against environme ...
  • Green Nanotechnology - Overview and Further Prospects
    Green Nanotechnology - Overview and Further Prospects
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2410-8
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2409-2,
    254 pages, June, 2016
    This book, Green Nanotechnology - Overview and Further Prospects, is intended to provide an overview and practical examples of the use of nanomaterials in the new scientific challenges of the green nanotechnology world. We aimed to compile informatio ...
  • Greenhouse Gases
    Greenhouse Gases
    Editor Bernardo Llamas Moya and Juan Pous
    ISBN 978-953-51-2273-9,
    314 pages, March, 2016
    Sustainability should be a key component of every process, safeguarding resources and reserves for future generations. This book shows how a responsible use of resources is possible, offering valid technological alternatives to fight climate change. ...
  • Alternative Fuels, Technical and Environmental Conditions
    Alternative Fuels, Technical and Environmental Conditions
    Editor Krzysztof Biernat
    ISBN 978-953-51-2269-2,
    190 pages, March, 2016
    The presented book provides an overview of the most widely used alternative fuels in the power supply systems in spark-ignition engines and compression-ignition engines, such as LPG, CNG and RME, including the assessment of their operational usefulne ...
  • Invertebrates - Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening
    Invertebrates - Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2246-3,
    126 pages, February, 2016
    This edited book, Invertebrates-Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening, is intended to provide an overview of the use of conventional and nonconventional invertebrate species as experimental models for the study of different toxicological aspects ...