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Our collection of 39 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Advances in Silage Production and Utilization
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    Edited by Thiago da Silva and Edson Mauro Santos
    ISBN 978-953-51-2778-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2777-2,
    Edited Volume
    204 pages, November, 2016
    Ensiling is a technique that is used to store food, mainly vegetable crops, to feed the herd when the forage supply from the pastures is not enough to maintain the productive performance of the ruminant animals. However, silage can also be used as su ...
  • Cotton Research
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    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2737-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2736-9,
    Edited Volume
    308 pages, November, 2016
    Cotton is the most important natural fiber crop of our planet, which provides humanity with cloth and vegetable oil, medicinal compounds, meal and hull for livestock feed, energy sources, organic matter to enrich soil, and industrial lubricants. Ther ...
  • Products from Olive Tree
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    Edited by Dimitrios Boskou and Maria Lisa Clodoveo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2725-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2724-6,
    Edited Volume
    342 pages, October, 2016
    Olive tree products provide a number of documented presentations of the production and quality of the two most important olive tree products: virgin olive oil and table olives. It is a source that familiarizes readers with recent approaches and innov ...
  • Beekeeping and Bee Conservation - Advances in Research
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    Edited by Emerson Dechechi Chambo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2412-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2411-5,
    Edited Volume
    250 pages, May, 2016
    Beekeeping and Bee Conservation - Advances in Research presents current issues in the field of bees in multiple contexts and ties together experiments conducted by some of the world's most renowned researchers. The authors' point-of-view and own rese ...
  • Biodiversity in Ecosystems - Linking Structure and Function
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    Edited by Yueh-Hsin Lo, Juan A. Blanco and Shovonlal Roy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2028-5,
    Edited Volume
    658 pages, April, 2015
    The term biodiversity has become a mainstream concept that can be found in any newspaper at any given time. Concerns on biodiversity protection are usually linked to species protection and extinction risks for iconic species, such as whales, pandas a ...
  • Rice - Germplasm, Genetics and Improvement
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    Edited by Wengui Yan and Jinsong Bao
    ISBN 978-953-51-1240-2,
    Edited Volume
    316 pages, April, 2014
    Rice is a staple food for half of the worlds population mostly in Asia. Productivity of rice has largely been improved since the Green Revolution in 1960s. Further improvement of rice yield is necessary to keep pace with population growth, which is a ...
  • Advances in Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen Fixation
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    Edited by Takuji Ohyama
    ISBN 978-953-51-1216-7,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • The Mediterranean Genetic Code - Grapevine and Olive
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    Edited by Danijela Poljuha and Barbara Sladonja
    ISBN 978-953-51-1067-5,
    Edited Volume
    322 pages, April, 2013
    The book "The Mediterranean Genetic Code - Grapevine and Olive" collects relevant papers documenting the results of research in grapevine and olive genetics, as a contribution to overall compendium of the existing biodiversity for both species with i ...