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  • Advances in Seed Biology
    Advances in Seed Biology
    Edited by Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez
    ISBN 978-953-51-3622-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3621-7,
    Edited Volume
    348 pages, December, 2017
    The seed can be considered the most important plant reproductive element, as a dispersal unit for a successful reproduction in all gymnosperms and flowering plants. The formation of the seed is part of the process of reproduction in seed plants, star ...
  • Lepidoptera
    Edited by Farzana Khan Perveen
    ISBN 978-953-51-3660-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3659-0,
    Edited Volume
    152 pages, December, 2017
    This book contains seven chapters divided into two sections. The first section is "Lepidoptera Systematics." It covers introduction classification and external and internal morphology. It also includes the importance and modern approaches of Lepidopt ...
  • Plant Engineering
    Plant Engineering
    Edited by Snježana Jurić
    ISBN 978-953-51-3608-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3607-1,
    Edited Volume
    200 pages, November, 2017
    Undernourishment in some areas and abundance in others, accelerated climate changes, food distribution and security challenges, fluctuating economic and political stability and oversaturation in information - this is the world we are living in today. ...
  • Yeast - Industrial Applications
    Yeast - Industrial Applications
    Edited by Antonio Morata and Iris Loira
    ISBN 978-953-51-3600-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3599-9,
    Edited Volume
    298 pages, November, 2017
    Yeast - Industrial Applications is a book that covers applications and utilities of yeasts in food, chemical, energy, and environmental industries collected in 12 chapters. The use of yeasts in the production of metabolites, enzymatic applications, f ...
  • Future Foods
    Future Foods
    Edited by Heimo Mikkola
    ISBN 978-953-51-3552-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3551-7,
    Edited Volume
    192 pages, October, 2017
    It is anticipated that by 2050 we will have nine billion people to feed-how can we manage? As scarcities of agricultural land, water, forest, fishery and biodiversity resources, as well as nutrients and nonrenewable energy are foreseen, insect rearin ...
  • Herbicide Resistance in Weeds and Crops
    Herbicide Resistance in Weeds and Crops
    Edited by Zvonko Pacanoski
    ISBN 978-953-51-3556-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3555-5,
    Edited Volume
    184 pages, October, 2017
    Herbicides are the dominant technology and the most effective weed control tools ever developed that are used for the control of weeds that infest crops. Over the last several decades, in situations of intense herbicide usage, there have been many ex ...
  • Sea Urchin - From Environment to Aquaculture and Biomedicine
    Sea Urchin - From Environment to Aquaculture and Biomedicine
    Edited by Maria Agnello
    ISBN 978-953-51-3526-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3525-8,
    Edited Volume
    136 pages, October, 2017
    This book is addressed to the readers operating in the sea urchin field of research, as well as to the lovers of this fascinating organism. Sea urchin, among the most known marine invertebrates belonging to the deuterostomes, is more closely related ...
  • Postharvest Handling
    Postharvest Handling
    Edited by Ibrahim Kahramanoglu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3534-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3533-3,
    Edited Volume
    202 pages, September, 2017
    The world population has been increasing day by day, and demand for food is rising. Despite that, the natural resources are decreasing, and production of food is getting difficult. At the same time, about one-quarter of what is produced never reaches ...