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Our collection of 413 books.

  • Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World
    Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World
    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 ...
  • Sustainable Urbanization
    Sustainable Urbanization
    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 ...
  • Update on Dementia
    Update on Dementia
    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 ...
  • Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies
    Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies
    Edited by Andrew J. Manning
    ISBN 978-953-51-2683-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2682-9,
    88 pages, September, 2016
    Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies, is a book which covers a range of topics. The long term effective management of the natural environment, requires a detailed understanding of greenhouse gases. This has both environmental and economic implica ...
  • Tumor Metastasis
    Tumor Metastasis
    Edited by Ke Xu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2631-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2630-0,
    264 pages, September, 2016
    Metastasis is the major cause of cancer-related death. It is a multistep process. The mechanism underlying metastasis is complicated and poorly understood. Recent advances in tumor metastasis research have led to improved diagnosis and clinical manag ...
  • Milk Proteins - From Structure to Biological Properties and Health Aspects
    Milk Proteins - From Structure to Biological Properties and Health Aspects
    Edited by Isabel Gigli
    ISBN 978-953-51-2537-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2536-5,
    294 pages, September, 2016
    Milk proteins have nutritional value and extraordinary biological properties. Research over the last decades has provided new insight into the structure and the function of milk bioactive peptides. Some of these peptides are delivered directly into m ...
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management
    Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management
    Edited by Harsimran Kaur Gill and Gaurav Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2613-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2612-6,
    198 pages, August, 2016
    This book is an update on environmentally sound pest management practices under the umbrella of integrated pest management (IPM). It consists of seven contributions from different authors providing information on pest management approaches as chemica ...
  • Catalytic Application of Nano-Gold Catalysts
    Catalytic Application of Nano-Gold Catalysts
    Edited by Neeraj Kumar Mishra
    ISBN 978-953-51-2641-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2640-9,
    138 pages, August, 2016
    Gold, considered catalytically inactive for a long time, is now a fascinating partner of modern chemistry, as scientists such as Bond, Teles, Haruta, Hutchings, Ito and Hayashi opened new perspectives for the whole synthetic chemist community. Recent ...