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  • Vegetation
    Vegetation NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Allan Sebata
    ISBN 978-953-51-3830-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3829-7,
    Edited Volume
    158 pages, March, 2018
    This book looks at vegetation changes across the world. The use of normalized difference vegetation index, CORINE Land Cover, geographical information systems and remote sensing to monitor vegetation changes is highlighted. Conversion of dense forest ...
  • Grapes and Wines - Advances in Production, Processing, Analysis and Valorization
    Grapes and Wines - Advances in Production, Processing, Analysis and Valorization NEW
    Edited by António Manuel Jordão and Fernanda Cosme
    ISBN 978-953-51-3834-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3833-4,
    Edited Volume
    384 pages, February, 2018
    The book "Grapes and Wines: Advances in Production, Processing, Analysis, and Valorization" intends to provide to the reader a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art and different perspectives regarding the most recent knowledge relat ...
  • Drosophila melanogaster - Model for Recent Advances in Genetics and Therapeutics
    Drosophila melanogaster - Model for Recent Advances in Genetics and Therapeutics NEW
    Edited by Farzana Khan Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-51-3854-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3853-2,
    Edited Volume
    268 pages, February, 2018
    This book contains 12 chapters divided into two sections. Section 1 is "Drosophila - Model for Genetics." It covers introduction, chromosomal polymorphism, polytene chromosomes, chromosomal inversion, chromosomal evolution, cell cycle regulators in m ...
  • Nitrogen in Agriculture - Updates
    Nitrogen in Agriculture - Updates
    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
    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 ...