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  • Nitrogen in Agriculture - Updates
    Nitrogen in Agriculture - Updates NEW
    Edited by Amanullah and Shah Fahad
    ISBN 978-953-51-3769-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3768-9,
    Edited Volume
    250 pages, February, 2018
    Nitrogen is the most yield-restraining nutrient in crop production globally. Efficient nitrogen management is one of the most important factor for improving nitrogen use efficiency, field crops productivity and profitability. Efficient use of nitroge ...
  • Pure and Applied Biogeography
    Pure and Applied Biogeography NEW
    Edited by Levente Hufnagel
    ISBN 978-953-51-3755-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3754-2,
    Edited Volume
    176 pages, January, 2018
    This book, Pure and Applied Biogeography, gives a very interesting report and overview about the frontiers of such parts of recent biogeographical research, which plays important roles in solving our most pressing global problems (biodiversity crisis ...
  • Cassava
    Edited by Viduranga Waisundara
    ISBN 978-953-51-3741-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3740-5,
    Edited Volume
    314 pages, January, 2018
    Cassava is a staple food for many nations owing to its resilience for growth under various climatic conditions. It is a good source of carbohydrates and is the third largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics, after rice and maize. This book ...
  • New Perspectives in Forage Crops
    New Perspectives in Forage Crops
    Edited by Ricardo Loiola Edvan and Leilson Rocha Bezerra
    ISBN 978-953-51-3721-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3806-8,
    Edited Volume
    210 pages, January, 2018
    In livestock management, the production of forage plants is undoubtedly the most efficient way to produce products of animal origin with quality and economic viability. We hope that the readers of the book "New Perspectives in Forage Crops" will have ...
  • The Yeast Role in Medical Applications
    The Yeast Role in Medical Applications
    Edited by Waleed Mohamed Hussain Abdulkhair
    ISBN 978-953-51-3735-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3734-4,
    Edited Volume
    174 pages, January, 2018
    Biotechnology including medical applications depends on the yeast as biofermenter to produce many industrial products including pharmaceutical ones. Although yeasts are first known as useful microorganisms, some of them are identified as pathogens fo ...
  • Big Cats
    Big Cats
    Edited by Avadh B. Shrivastav and Keshav P. Singh
    ISBN 978-953-51-3684-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3683-5,
    Edited Volume
    140 pages, December, 2017
    In this book, the editors have reviewed the scientific articles from diverse group of scientists from all over the world who are actively participating in the wildlife conservation. Some of the important divisions incorporated in the book are conserv ...
  • Chondrichthyes - Multidisciplinary Approach
    Chondrichthyes - Multidisciplinary Approach
    Edited by Luis Fernando da Silva Rodrigues Filho and João Bráullio de Luna Sales
    ISBN 978-953-51-3712-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3711-5,
    Edited Volume
    134 pages, December, 2017
    Chondrichthyes are a group of cartilaginous fish, where we have sharks, rays, and chimeras as members. This group plays an important role in aquatic ecology, as they act as predators throughout the food chain (e.g., sharks). However, many populations ...
  • Old Yeasts - New Questions
    Old Yeasts - New Questions
    Edited by Candida Lucas and Celia Pais
    ISBN 978-953-51-3678-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3677-4,
    Edited Volume
    196 pages, December, 2017
    Yeast-based biotechnology traditionally regards the empirical production of fermented drinks and leavened bread, processes which surprisingly keep posing challenges and fuelling research. But yeasts nowadays also provide amenable cell factories, prod ...