• Weed and Pest Control - Conventional and New Challenges
    Weed and Pest Control - Conventional and New Challenges
    Editor Sonia Soloneski and Marcelo Larramendy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0984-6
    214 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12624 times.
    This book covers alternative insect control strategies, such as the allelopathy phenomenon, tactics in integrated pest management of opportunistic generalist insect species, biological control of root pathogens, insect pest control by polyculture str ...
  • Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture
    Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture
    Editor Kourosh Vahdati and Charles Leslie
    ISBN 978-953-51-1024-8
    418 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 31843 times.
    "This book is not intended to cover all known abiotic stresses or every possible technique used to understand plant tolerance but, instead, to describe some of the widely used approaches to addressing such major abiotic stresses as drought, salinity, ...
  • Food Safety and Agro-Environment in China: Perceptions and Behaviors of Farmers and Consumers
    Food Safety and Agro-Environment in China: Perceptions and Behaviors of Farmers and Consumers
    Editor Teruaki Nanseki and Min Song
    ISBN 978-953-51-1000-2
    176 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 830 times.
    The prediction of China's rise is the subject of this book. The main ideas of this book are derived from Kanshokufuji, a new concept proposed by the chief editor of Prof. Nanseki, pertaining to a sound food system in a sound agro-environment. It impl ...
  • Herbivory
    Herbivory
    Editor Breno Barros and Marcus E. B. Fernandes
    ISBN 978-953-51-1052-1
    86 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4704 times.
    Studies of herbivory provide important insights into fundamental questions in many areas of the biological sciences. The focus on natural systems is more effective for the prediction of potential changes in ecosystems, given that agricultural systems ...
  • Viral Replication
    Viral Replication
    Editor German Rosas-Acosta
    ISBN 978-953-51-1055-2
    154 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11625 times.
    This book provides a collection of in-depth reviews broadly related to the mechanisms of viral replication as applied to various viruses of critical relevance for human or animal disease. Specifically, this book contains six different chapters: 1) In ...
  • Current Perspectives in Contaminant Hydrology and Water Resources Sustainability
    Current Perspectives in Contaminant Hydrology and Water Resources Sustainability
    Editor Paul M. Bradley
    ISBN 978-953-51-1046-0
    342 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 16571 times.
    Human society depends on liquid freshwater resources to meet drinking, sanitation and hygiene, agriculture, and industry needs. Improved resource monitoring and better understanding of the anthropogenic threats to freshwater environments are critical ...
  • Gene Therapy - Tools and Potential Applications
    Gene Therapy - Tools and Potential Applications
    Editor Francisco Martin Molina
    ISBN 978-953-51-1014-9
    754 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 47871 times.
    The Gene Therapy field is living exciting times after more than 20 years of poor results. Scientist and clinicians working in the gene therapy field have encountered many problems in the past that are now starting to be solved. The development of sa ...
  • Soil Processes and Current Trends in Quality Assessment
    Soil Processes and Current Trends in Quality Assessment
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-51-1029-3
    444 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 19938 times.
    Natural processes and human activities alter the properties and quality of soils over time. Nowadays, the growing interest in soil protection prompts abundant research to estimate soil quality in wide-ranging environmental scenarios. The assessment o ...