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  • Aflatoxins - Detection, Measurement and Control
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    Edited by Irineo Torres-Pacheco
    ISBN 978-953-307-711-6,
    Edited Volume
    376 pages, October, 2011
    This book is divided into three sections. The section called Aflatoxin Contamination discusses the importance that this subject has for a country like the case of China and mentions examples that illustrate the ubiquity of aflatoxins in various commo ...
  • Plants and Environment
    Plants and Environment
    Edited by Hemanth KN. Vasanthaiah and Devaiah Kambiranda
    ISBN 978-953-307-779-6,
    Edited Volume
    284 pages, October, 2011
    Changing environmental condition and global population demands understanding the plant responses to hostile environment. Significant progress has been made over the past few decades through amalgamation of molecular breeding with non-conventional bre ...
  • Research in Biodiversity - Models and Applications
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    Edited by Igor Ya. Pavlinov
    ISBN 978-953-307-794-9,
    Edited Volume
    376 pages, October, 2011
    The book covers several topics of biodiversity researches and uses, containing 17 chapters grouped into 5 sections. It begins with an interesting chapter considering the ways in which the very biodiversity could be thought about. Noteworthy is the ch ...
  • Molecular Cloning - Selected Applications in Medicine and Biology
    Molecular Cloning - Selected Applications in Medicine and Biology
    Edited by Gregory G. Brown
    ISBN 978-953-307-398-9,
    Edited Volume
    336 pages, October, 2011
    The development of molecular cloning technology in the early 1970s created a revolution in the biological and biomedical sciences that extends to this day. The contributions in this book provide the reader with a perspective on how pervasive the appl ...
  • Biodiversity
    Biodiversity
    Edited by Adriano Sofo
    ISBN 978-953-307-715-4,
    Edited Volume
    148 pages, October, 2011
    Biodiversity is strongly affected by the rapid and accelerating changes in the global climate, which largely stem from human activity. Anthropogenic activities are causing highly influential impacts on species persistence. The sustained environmental ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Risks and Benefits
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    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-458-0,
    Edited Volume
    572 pages, October, 2011
    This book is a compilation of 29 chapters focused on: pesticides and food production, environmental effects of pesticides, and pesticides mobility, transport and fate. The first book section addresses the benefits of the pest control for crop protect ...
  • Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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    Edited by Ramón Gerardo Guevara-González
    ISBN 978-953-307-395-8,
    Edited Volume
    478 pages, October, 2011
    Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a book that has been thought to present the most significant advances in these disciplines focused on the knowledge of such toxins. All authors, who supported the excellent work showed in every chapt ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Pests Control and Pesticides Exposure and Toxicity Assessment
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    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-457-3,
    Edited Volume
    626 pages, October, 2011
    The present book is a collection of selected original research articles and reviews providing adequate and up-to-date information related to pesticides control, assessment, and toxicity. The first section covers a large spectrum of issues associated ...