Open Access Books » Life Sciences

Our collection of 402 books.

  • Beekeeping and Bee Conservation - Advances in Research
    Beekeeping and Bee Conservation - Advances in Research
    Edited by Emerson Dechechi Chambo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2412-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2411-5,
    250 pages, May, 2016
    Beekeeping and Bee Conservation - Advances in Research presents current issues in the field of bees in multiple contexts and ties together experiments conducted by some of the world's most renowned researchers. The authors' point-of-view and own rese ...
  • Modern Tools for Genetic Engineering
    Modern Tools for Genetic Engineering
    Edited by Michael S.D. Kormann
    ISBN 978-953-51-2234-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2392-7,
    224 pages, May, 2016
    Site-specific endonucleases create double-strand breaks within the genome and can be targeted to literally any genetic mutation. Together with a repair template, a correction of the defective locus becomes possible. This book offers insight into the ...
  • Fungal Pathogenicity
    Fungal Pathogenicity
    Edited by Sadia Sultan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2393-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2394-1,
    136 pages, May, 2016
    This book is specially written for researchers at various levels, for example, in forestry, agriculture, industry, university and college laboratories. It describes the fungal pathogenicity; resistance behavior of fungal biofilms and its mechanisms; ...
  • Alternative Crops and Cropping Systems
    Alternative Crops and Cropping Systems
    Edited by Petr Konvalina
    ISBN 978-953-51-2279-1,
    170 pages, May, 2016
    Alternative crops and cropping systems have importance in whole agricultural sector. As the name suggests, it is an alternative that can currently represent only a small economic importance. On the other hand, in some areas pose a new progressive dir ...
  • Significance, Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases
    Significance, Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases
    Edited by Hussaini Anthony Makun
    ISBN 978-953-51-2277-7,
    312 pages, April, 2016
    Food-borne diseases are major causes of morbidity and mortality in the world. It is estimated that about 2.2 million people die yearly due to food and water contamination. Food safety and consequently food security are therefore of immense importance ...
  • RNA Interference
    RNA Interference
    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2272-2,
    456 pages, April, 2016
    RNA interference (RNAi), a hallmark of all biological sciences of twenty-first century, is an evolutionarily conserved and double-stranded RNA-dependent eukaryotic cell defense process. Opportunity to utilize an organisms own gene and to systematical ...
  • Applied Photosynthesis - New Progress
    Applied Photosynthesis - New Progress
    Edited by Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour
    ISBN 978-953-51-2267-8,
    228 pages, March, 2016
    Using the energy from sunlight, photosynthesis usually converts carbon dioxide into organic compounds, which are important for all living creatures. Photosynthesis is one of the most important reactions on Earth, and it is a scientific field that is ...
  • Greenhouse Gases
    Greenhouse Gases
    Edited by 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. ...