Open Access Books » Life Sciences

Our collection of 520 books.

  • 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 ...
  • Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas
    Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas
    Edited by Florin-Constantin Mihai
    ISBN 978-953-51-3486-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3485-5,
    Edited Volume
    200 pages, September, 2017
    The book points out that rural regions need proper attention at the global level concerning solid waste management sector where bad practices and public health threats could be avoided through traditional and integrated waste management routes. Solid ...
  • Plant Ecology - Traditional Approaches to Recent Trends
    Plant Ecology - Traditional Approaches to Recent Trends
    Edited by Zubaida Yousaf
    ISBN 978-953-51-3340-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3339-1,
    Edited Volume
    198 pages, September, 2017
    This book is aimed to cover the phylogenetic and functional ecology with special reference to ecological shifts. I hope this book may benefit the students, fellow professors, and resource managers studying plant sciences. Since the topics stated in t ...
  • Vaccines
    Edited by Farhat Afrin, Hassan Hemeg and Hani Ozbak
    ISBN 978-953-51-3476-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3475-6,
    Edited Volume
    190 pages, September, 2017
    Microbes that elude host's defenses and have developed resistance to the existing antibiotic arsenal continuously invade the human body. Cure for such diseases is inevitable as it may result in high morbidity and mortality, if not properly treated. V ...
  • Food Additives
    Food Additives
    Edited by Desiree Nedra Karunaratne and Geethi Pamunuwa
    ISBN 978-953-51-3490-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3489-3,
    Edited Volume
    174 pages, September, 2017
    Food additives is intended to provide the readers with knowledge on some very significant aspects of the food additives currently in use. Food additives have become essential in the food sector with the rising need for food processing and preservatio ...
  • Grasses - Benefits, Diversities and Functional Roles
    Grasses - Benefits, Diversities and Functional Roles
    Edited by Amjad Almusaed and Sammera Mohamed Salih Al-Samaraee
    ISBN 978-953-51-3494-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3493-0,
    Edited Volume
    166 pages, September, 2017
    This book has been prepared to embody the major and efficient applications of the different duties and roles of grasses in our life, as well as offered a solid concept for this kind of science. The book aims to illustrate various ideas, methods and h ...
  • Embryo Cleavage
    Embryo Cleavage
    Edited by Bin Wu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3512-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3511-1,
    Edited Volume
    120 pages, September, 2017
    Embryo cleavage experiences a series of critical events and remarkable epigenetic modifications, especially morphological change and gene expression. The development of current assisted reproductive technology has created some new observations and no ...
  • Phylogenetics
    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-3502-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3499-2,
    Edited Volume
    118 pages, September, 2017
    Phylogenetics aims to study the evolutionary relatedness of living organisms in our planet. Its application is extended to the key areas such as evolution, classification and taxonomy of living organisms; ecology, diversity, and conservation biology ...