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  • Honey Analysis
    Honey Analysis
    Edited by Vagner de Alencar Arnaut de Toledo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2880-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2879-3,
    Edited Volume
    376 pages, March, 2017
    The book Honey Analysis has 15 chapters divided into two sections: one section that is dedicated to the analysis of bioactive, physicochemical, and microbiological compounds and another that addresses techniques for the detection of residues and heav ...
  • Advances in International Rice Research
    Advances in International Rice Research
    Edited by Jinquan Li
    ISBN 978-953-51-3010-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3009-3,
    Edited Volume
    322 pages, March, 2017
    Rice provides staple food for more than 50% of the world's population and is an important crop in the world. With the new technologies such as high-throughput genome sequencing and integrated "-omis" methods applied in rice researches, great advancem ...
  • Active Ingredients from Aromatic and Medicinal Plants
    Active Ingredients from Aromatic and Medicinal Plants
    Edited by Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2976-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2975-2,
    Edited Volume
    280 pages, March, 2017
    Recently, new compounds from medicinal plants were discovered, and they were used as anti-severe diseases. Therefore, this book covers interested research topics dealing with isolation, purification, and identification of active ingredients from wild ...
  • Herbivores
    Herbivores
    Edited by Vonnie D. C. Shields
    ISBN 978-953-51-2988-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2987-5,
    Edited Volume
    176 pages, March, 2017
    This book provides an overview of the current knowledge of herbivory. This book contains chapters from a wide variety of topics that fall into the following broad sections: (I) "Plant Defense Mechanisms and Herbivore Adaptations," (II) "Herbivory and ...
  • Superfood and Functional Food - An Overview of Their Processing and Utilization
    Superfood and Functional Food - An Overview of Their Processing and Utilization
    Edited by Viduranga Waisundara and Naofumi Shiomi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2920-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2919-6,
    Edited Volume
    354 pages, March, 2017
    This book focuses on the usage and application of plant- and animal-based food products with significant functional properties and health benefits as well as their development into processed food. Many chapters in this book contain overviews on super ...
  • Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine
    Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine
    Edited by Naofumi Shiomi and Viduranga Waisundara
    ISBN 978-953-51-2942-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2941-7,
    Edited Volume
    254 pages, February, 2017
    Superfoods and functional foods are receiving increasing attention because of their important roles in health. This book focuses on the production of superfoods and functional foods and their role as medicine. In the early chapters, prominent researc ...
  • Poultry Science
    Poultry Science
    Edited by Milad Manafi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2946-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2945-5,
    Edited Volume
    238 pages, February, 2017
    When it comes to life science and specially by considering animal-origin protein, one of the main topics to gain importance with respect to human nutrition and health is poultry science. This book presents an introductory overview to the different fi ...
  • Fermentation Processes
    Fermentation Processes
    Edited by Angela Faustino Jozala
    ISBN 978-953-51-2928-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2927-1,
    Edited Volume
    310 pages, February, 2017
    Fermentation is a theme widely useful for food, feed and biofuel production. Indeed each of these areas, food industry, animal nutrition and energy production, has considerable presence in the global market. Fermentation process also has relevant app ...