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Our collection of 402 books.

  • Management of Hazardous Wastes
    Management of Hazardous Wastes NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh and Rehab O. Abdel Rahman
    ISBN 978-953-51-2617-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2616-4,
    184 pages, October, 2016
    Rapid trend of industry and high technological progress are the main sources of the accumulation of hazardous wastes. Recently, nuclear applications have been rapidly developed, and several nuclear power plants have been started to work throughout th ...
  • Grain Legumes
    Grain Legumes NEW
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    Edited by Aakash Kumar Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2721-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2720-8,
    186 pages, October, 2016
    Grain legumes are a main source of nitrogen-rich edible seeds and constitute a major source of dietary protein in the diets of human population especially for vegetarian diet. Legumes comprise the third largest family of flowering plants and provide ...
  • Grape and Wine Biotechnology
    Grape and Wine Biotechnology NEW
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    Edited by Antonio Morata and Iris Loira
    ISBN 978-953-51-2693-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2692-8,
    468 pages, October, 2016
    Grape and Wine Biotechnology is a collective volume divided into 21 chapters focused on recent advances in vine pathology and pests, molecular tools to control them, genetic engineering and functional analysis, wine biotechnology including molecular ...
  • New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology
    New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology NEW
    Edited by Susana Araujo and Alma Balestrazzi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2659-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2658-4,
    210 pages, October, 2016
    New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology combines different aspects of basic and translational research in seed biology. A collection of eight chapters written by seed biology experts from the field of ...
  • Tsunami
    Tsunami NEW
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    Edited by Mohammad Mokhtari
    ISBN 978-953-51-2677-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2676-8,
    172 pages, October, 2016
    This book is a collection of contribution from experts involved in tsunami study for the purpose of covering its different aspects from generation to warning system to be applied in tsunami risk reduction. The presented chapters have been peer review ...
  • Update on Dementia
    Update on Dementia NEW
    Edited by Davide Vito Moretti
    ISBN 978-953-51-2655-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2654-6,
    556 pages, September, 2016
    The dementia challenge is the largest health effort of the times we live in. The whole society has to move to a realization of the significance of prioritization to make an attempt in the direction of mental health promotion and dementia risk reducti ...
  • Sustainable Urbanization
    Sustainable Urbanization NEW
    Edited by Mustafa Ergen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2653-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2652-2,
    342 pages, September, 2016
    The rapid urbanization that began with industrialization has begun to cause many problems. New approaches are emerging today to minimize these problems and make urban areas more livable. These problems include insufficient social facilities in urban ...
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World
    Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World NEW
    Edited by Heimo Mikkola
    ISBN 978-953-51-2687-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2686-7,
    212 pages, September, 2016
    This book has nine chapters on Aquaculture Wetland Ecosystem Services Approach and Climate Change Adaptation, which explain how different aquaculture systems could maximize the benefits that society receives from both aquaculture production and the e ...