• Mycotoxin and Food Safety in Developing Countries
    Mycotoxin and Food Safety in Developing Countries
    Editor Hussaini Anthony Makun
    ISBN 978-953-51-1096-5
    280 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 19727 times.
    This book provides information on the incidence of fungi and mycotoxins in some African countries, the health implications and possible intervention control strategies for mycotoxins in developing countries and in Africa in particular. It will theref ...
  • Confocal Laser Microscopy - Principles and Applications in Medicine, Biology, and the Food Sciences
    Confocal Laser Microscopy - Principles and Applications in Medicine, Biology, and the Food Sciences
    Editor Neil Lagali
    ISBN 978-953-51-1056-9
    244 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15444 times.
    Neil S. Lagali, PhD, obtained undergraduate (McMaster University) and graduate (University of Alberta) degrees in Canada. He has had several years of industry experience and held postdoctoral fellowships in Canada, The Netherlands, and Sweden. He has ...
  • 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 12922 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 32404 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 852 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 ...
  • 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 17022 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 48507 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 20400 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 ...