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  • The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources
    The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources
    Edited by Mohamed K. Khallaf
    ISBN 978-953-307-528-0,
    Edited Volume
    456 pages, September, 2011
    This book aims to strengthen the knowledge base dealing with Air Pollution. The book consists of 21 chapters dealing with Air Pollution and its effects in the fields of Health, Environment, Economy and Agricultural Sources. It is divided into four se ...
  • Fundamental Aspects of DNA Replication
    Fundamental Aspects of DNA Replication
    Edited by Jelena Kušić-Tišma
    ISBN 978-953-307-259-3,
    Edited Volume
    318 pages, September, 2011
    DNA replication, the process of copying one double stranded DNA molecule to produce two identical copies, is at the heart of cell proliferation. This book highlights new insights into the replication process in eukaryotes, from the assembly of pre-re ...
  • DNA Replication and Related Cellular Processes
    DNA Replication and Related Cellular Processes
    Edited by Jelena Kusic-Tisma
    ISBN 978-953-307-775-8,
    Edited Volume
    312 pages, September, 2011
    Since the discovery of the DNA structure researchers have been highly interested in the molecular basis of genome inheritance. This book covers a wide range of aspects and issues related to the field of DNA replication. The association between genome ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Study of Biodiversity
    The Importance of Biological Interactions in the Study of Biodiversity badge badge
    Edited by Jordi Lopez Pujol
    ISBN 978-953-307-751-2,
    Edited Volume
    402 pages, September, 2011
    The term biodiversity defines not only all the variety of life in the Earth but also their complex interactions. Under the current scenario of biodiversity loss, and in order to preserve it, it is essential to achieve a deep understanding on all the ...
  • Soybean and Health
    Soybean and Health
    Edited by Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-535-8,
    Edited Volume
    512 pages, September, 2011
    Worldwide, soybean seed proteins represent a major source of amino acids for human and animal nutrition. Soybean seeds are an important and economical source of protein in the diet of many developed and developing countries. Soy is a complete protein ...
  • Soybean and Nutrition
    Soybean and Nutrition
    Edited by Hany El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-307-536-5,
    Edited Volume
    486 pages, September, 2011
    Worldwide, soybean seed proteins represent a major source of amino acids for human and animal nutrition. Soybean seeds are an important and economical source of protein in the diet of many developed and developing countries. Soy is a complete protein ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-454-2,
    Edited Volume
    388 pages, September, 2011
    The introduction of the synthetic organochlorine, organophosphate, carbamate and pyrethroid pesticides by 1950's marked the beginning of the modern pesticides era and a new stage in the agriculture development. Evolved from the chemicals designed ori ...