• Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability
    Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability
    Editor Vytautas Pilipavicius
    ISBN 978-953-51-1340-9
    282 pages, May, 2014
    Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promotes fair relationships and a good quality of life. This book is a compilation of 11 chapters focused on development of organic agriculture, the ...
  • Epigenetics and Epigenomics
    Epigenetics and Epigenomics
    Editor Christopher J. Payne
    ISBN 978-953-51-1363-8
    218 pages, April, 2014
    The book aims to provide an overview of current knowledge regarding epigenetics and epigenomics. Included are reviews on the role of epigenetics in the development and pathogenesis of the vascular endothelium and nervous system, as well as our curren ...
  • Rice - Germplasm, Genetics and Improvement
    Rice - Germplasm, Genetics and Improvement
    Editor Wengui Yan and Jinsong Bao
    ISBN 978-953-51-1240-2
    316 pages, April, 2014
    Rice is a staple food for half of the worlds population mostly in Asia. Productivity of rice has largely been improved since the Green Revolution in 1960s. Further improvement of rice yield is necessary to keep pace with population growth, which is a ...
  • Neurochemistry
    Neurochemistry
    Editor Thomas Heinbockel
    ISBN 978-953-51-1237-2
    414 pages, April, 2014
    Neurochemistry is a flourishing academic field that contributes to our understanding of molecular, cellular and medical neurobiology. As a scientific discipline, neurochemistry studies the role of chemicals that build the nervous system, it explores ...
  • Pesticides - Toxic Aspects
    Pesticides - Toxic Aspects
    Editor Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1217-4
    238 pages, February, 2014
    The edited book Pesticides - Toxic Aspects contains an overview of attractive researchers of pesticide toxicology that covers the hazardous effects of common chemical pesticide agents employed every day in our agricultural practices. The combination ...
  • Sustainable Aquaculture Techniques
    Sustainable Aquaculture Techniques
    Editor Martha Patricia Hernandez- Vergara and Carlos Ivan Perez-Rostro
    ISBN 978-953-51-1224-2
    274 pages, February, 2014
    This book presents some innovative developments in sustainable aquaculture practices in the context of environmental protection and seafood production techniques. The chapters are written by experts in their respective areas, so that their contributi ...
  • Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation
    Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation
    Editor Takuji Ohyama
    ISBN 978-953-51-1216-7
    282 pages, January, 2014
    Biological nitrogen fixation has essential role in N cycle in global ecosystem. Several types of nitrogen fixing bacteria are recognized: the free-living bacteria in soil or water; symbiotic bacteria making root nodules in legumes or non-legumes; ass ...
  • Current Issues in Molecular Virology - Viral Genetics and Biotechnological Applications
    Current Issues in Molecular Virology - Viral Genetics and Biotechnological Applications
    Editor Victor Romanowski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1207-5
    294 pages, November, 2013
    This book is a collection of chapters dealing with examples of RNA and DNA viruses, and issues such as how these gene packages have learnt to take advantage of their hosts, molecular recognition events that hosts may use to counterattack the viruses, ...