• 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, ...
  • Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches
    Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches
    Editor Yogesh B. Patil and Prakash Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-1200-6
    406 pages, October, 2013
    Bioremediation technologies are gaining immense credibility in the field of waste management because of their eco-compatibility nature. Biomass can interact and confront with water and soil pollutants in both active (live) as well as passive (dead) w ...
  • Meiosis
    Meiosis
    Editor Carol Bernstein and Harris Bernstein
    ISBN 978-953-51-1197-9
    132 pages, September, 2013
    Meiosis is the key process underlying sexual reproduction in eukaryotes, occurring in single-celled eukaryotes and in most multicellular eukaryotes including animals and most plants. Thus meiosis is of considerable interest, both at the scientific le ...
  • Management Strategies to Adapt Alpine Space Forests to Climate Change Risks
    Management Strategies to Adapt Alpine Space Forests to Climate Change Risks
    Editor Gillian Ann Cerbu, Marc Hanewinkel, Giacomo Gerosa and Robert Jandl
    ISBN 978-953-51-1194-8
    394 pages, August, 2013
    Climate scenarios suggest that current forest stands will face radically different temperature and precipitation conditions in the future. Developing future strategies for forest management in the face of uncertain and highly variable forecasts of fu ...
  • Advances in Agrophysical Research
    Advances in Agrophysical Research
    Editor Stanislaw Grundas and Andrzej Stepniewski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1184-9
    408 pages, July, 2013
    The idea of this book was born due to the rapid increase of the interest in excellence of agricultural production in the aspect of both – the quality of raw material for food production as well as in the aspect of environment protection. Agrophysic ...