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  • Organic Pollutants Ten Years After the Stockholm Convention - Environmental and Analytical Update
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    Edited by Tomasz Puzyn and Aleksandra Mostrag-Szlichtyng
    ISBN 978-953-307-917-2,
    Edited Volume
    482 pages, February, 2012
    Ten years after coming into force of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), a wide range of organic chemicals (industrial formulations, plant protection products, pharmaceuticals and personal care products, etc.) still pose ...
  • Herbicides and Environment
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    Edited by Andreas Kortekamp
    ISBN 978-953-307-476-4,
    Edited Volume
    760 pages, January, 2011
    Herbicides are much more than just weed killers. They may exhibit beneficial or adverse effects on other organisms. Given their toxicological, environmental but also agricultural relevance, herbicides are an interesting field of activity not only for ...
  • Genetic Diversity in Plants
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    Edited by Mahmut Çalişkan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0185-7,
    Edited Volume
    510 pages, March, 2012
    Genetic diversity is of fundamental importance in the continuity of a species as it provides the necessary adaptation to the prevailing biotic and abiotic environmental conditions, and enables change in the genetic composition to cope with changes in ...
  • Changing Diversity in Changing Environment
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    Edited by Oscar Grillo and Gianfranco Venora
    ISBN 978-953-307-796-3,
    Edited Volume
    402 pages, November, 2011
    As everybody knows, the dynamic interactions between biotic and abiotic factors, as well as the anthropic ones, considerably affect global climate changes and consequently biology, ecology and distribution of life forms of our planet. These important ...
  • Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling
    Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling
    Edited by Ayse Irmak
    ISBN 978-953-307-808-3,
    Edited Volume
    526 pages, January, 2012
    This edition of Evapotranspiration - Remote Sensing and Modeling contains 23 chapters related to the modeling and simulation of evapotranspiration (ET) and remote sensing-based energy balance determination of ET. These areas are at the forefront of t ...
  • Biodiversity Loss in a Changing Planet
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    Edited by Oscar Grillo and Gianfranco Venora
    ISBN 978-953-307-707-9,
    Edited Volume
    328 pages, November, 2011
    Every ecosystem is a complex organization of carefully mixed life forms; a dynamic and particularly sensible system. Consequently, their progressive decline may accelerate climate change and vice versa, influencing flora and fauna composition and dis ...
  • Tropical Forests
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    Edited by Padmini Sudarshana, Madhugiri Nageswara-Rao and Jaya R. Soneji
    ISBN 978-953-51-0255-7,
    Edited Volume
    400 pages, March, 2012
    The astounding richness and biodiversity of tropical forests is rapidly dwindling. This has severely altered the vital biogeochemical cycles of carbon, phosphorus, nitrogen etc. and has led to the change in global climate and pristine natural ecosyst ...
  • Water Stress
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    Edited by Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman and Hiroshi Hasegawa
    ISBN 978-953-307-963-9,
    Edited Volume
    312 pages, January, 2012
    Plants experience water stress either when the water supply to their roots becomes limiting, or when the transpiration rate becomes intense. Water stress is primarily caused by a water deficit, such as a drought or high soil salinity. Each year, wate ...