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  • Abiotic Stress in Plants - Mechanisms and Adaptations
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    Edited by Arun Shanker and B. Venkateswarlu
    ISBN 978-953-307-394-1,
    Edited Volume
    440 pages, September, 2011
    World population is growing at an alarming rate and is anticipated to reach about six billion by the end of year 2050. On the other hand, agricultural productivity is not increasing at a required rate to keep up with the food demand. The reasons for ...
  • Integrated Pest Management and Pest Control - Current and Future Tactics
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    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0050-8,
    Edited Volume
    682 pages, February, 2012
    Integrated Pest Management is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach that relies on a combination of common-sense practices. Its programs use current and comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with t ...
  • Health and Environment in Aquaculture
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    Edited by Edmir Daniel Carvalho, Gianmarco Silva David and Reinaldo J. Silva
    ISBN 978-953-51-0497-1,
    Edited Volume
    428 pages, April, 2012
    Aquaculture has been expanding in a fast rate, and further development should rely on the assimilation of scientific knowledge of diverse areas such as molecular and cellular biology, and ecology. Understanding the relation between farmed species and ...
  • Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate
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    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-532-7,
    Edited Volume
    822 pages, January, 2011
    This book provides an overview on a large variety of pesticide-related topics, organized in three sections. The first part is dedicated to the "safer" pesticides derived from natural materials, the design and the optimization of pesticides formulatio ...
  • 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 ...
  • Phytochemicals - A Global Perspective of Their Role in Nutrition and Health
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    Edited by Venketeshwer Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-0296-0,
    Edited Volume
    548 pages, March, 2012
    Phytochemicals are biologically active compounds present in plants used for food and medicine. A great deal of interest has been generated recently in the isolation, characterization and biological activity of these phytochemicals. This book is in re ...
  • Lipid Peroxidation
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    Edited by Angel Catala
    ISBN 978-953-51-0716-3,
    Edited Volume
    546 pages, August, 2012
    The purpose of this book is to concentrate on recent developments on lipid peroxidation. The articles collected in this book are contributions by invited researchers with a long-standing experience in different research areas. We hope that the materi ...
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria - R & D for Food, Health and Livestock Purposes
    Lactic Acid Bacteria - R & D for Food, Health and Livestock Purposes
    Edited by Marcelino Kongo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0955-6,
    Edited Volume
    670 pages, January, 2013
    Ongoing scientific research in many parts of the world on the genomics, proteomics and genetic engineering of LAB is increasing our understanding of their physiology, pushing further the boundaries for their potential applications. "Lactic Acid Bacte ...