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  • Probiotics and Prebiotics in Human Nutrition and Health
    Probiotics and Prebiotics in Human Nutrition and Health
    Edited by Venketeshwer Rao and Leticia G. Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-2476-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2475-7,
    392 pages, July, 2016
    Probiotic microorganisms are recognised as being beneficial for human health. Prebiotics are substrates that are used preferentially by the probiotic bacteria for their growth. A great deal of interest has been generated in recent years in identifyin ...
  • Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes
    Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2450-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2449-8,
    382 pages, June, 2016
    This book, Organic Fertilizers - From Basic Concepts to Applied Outcomes, is intended to provide an overview of emerging researchable issues related to the use of organic fertilizers that highlight recent research activities in applied organic fertil ...
  • Algae - Organisms for Imminent Biotechnology
    Algae - Organisms for Imminent Biotechnology
    Edited by Nooruddin Thajuddin and Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran
    ISBN 978-953-51-2432-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2431-3,
    340 pages, June, 2016
    Algae - Organisms for Imminent Biotechnology will be useful source of information on basic and applied aspects of algae for post graduate students, researchers, scientists, agriculturists, and decision makers. The book comprises a total of 12 chapter ...
  • Environmental Health Risk - Hazardous Factors to Living Species
    Environmental Health Risk - Hazardous Factors to Living Species
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Urban Agriculture
    Urban Agriculture
    Edited by Mohamed Samer
    ISBN 978-953-51-2404-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2403-0,
    138 pages, June, 2016
    This book provides useful information about Urban Agriculture, which includes the production of crops in small to large lots, vertical production on walls, windows (window farms), rooftops (green roofs), urban gardens, farmer's markets, economic mode ...
  • Composition and Function of the Extracellular Matrix in the Human Body
    Composition and Function of the Extracellular Matrix in the Human Body
    Edited by Francesco Travascio
    ISBN 978-953-51-2416-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2415-3,
    372 pages, June, 2016
    The extracellular matrix (ECM) is an ensemble of non-cellular components present within all tissues and organs of the human body. The ECM provides structural support for scaffolding cellular constituents and biochemical and biomechanical support for ...
  • Green Nanotechnology - Overview and Further Prospects
    Green Nanotechnology - Overview and Further Prospects
    Edited by 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 ...
  • 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 ...