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Published:
September 18, 2014
Author(s):
Michael R. Conover, Rosanna M. Vail
Human Diseases from Wildlife presents information on the most prevalent and serious zoonotic diseases in the US and Canada, some of which have been national headline news like anthrax, influenza, and West Nile virus. Diseases that are caused by pathogens with the ability to infect both humans and 
Published:
September 17, 2014
Author(s):
H. Magdi Selim
During the last four decades, tremendous advances have been made towards the understanding of transport characteristics of contaminants in soils, solutes, and tracers in geological media. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of 
Published:
September 17, 2014
Editor(s):
S Dutta Gupta, Yasuomi Ibaraki
The application of imaging techniques in plant and agricultural sciences had previously been confined to images obtained through remote sensing techniques. Technological advancements now allow image analysis for the nondestructive and objective evaluation of biological objects. This has opened a 
Published:
September 11, 2014
Author(s):
Pedro Ponce, Arturo Molina, Paul Cepeda, Esther Lugo, Brian MacCleery
Agricultural production is one of the main keys to the development of healthy societies. It is anticipated that agricultural systems will increasingly have to contend with temperature, humidity and water stress in the near future. This makes the need to increase the efficiency of land and water use 
Published:
September 06, 2014
Editor(s):
Kimberly Etingoff
Organic practices are quickly redefining how agriculture is done around the world, as we come to realize how detrimental conventional agriculture is to local and global environments and economies. This book serves as an overview of some of the important topics in organic agriculture. The 
Published:
September 03, 2014
Editor(s):
Caula A. Beyl, Robert N. Trigiano
This new edition of Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises presents a robust view of modern plant propagation practices such as vegetable grafting and micropropagation. Along with foundation knowledge in anatomy and plant physiology, the book takes a look into the future and how 
Published:
August 26, 2014
Editor(s):
Thomas Bournaris, Julio Berbel, Basil Manos, Davide Viaggi
This book includes a set of papers from distinguished scholars who critically examine economic issues relating to the relationship between water and agriculture, with a special focus on irrigation. Employing state of the art methodologies, they address the most relevant issues in water policy. The 
Published:
August 22, 2014
Author(s):
S.J. Welham, S.A. Gezan, S.J. Clark, A. Mead
Written in simple language with relevant examples, this illustrative introductory book presents best practices in experimental design and simple data analysis. Taking a practical and intuitive approach, it only uses mathematical formulae to formalize the methods where necessary and appropriate. The 
Published:
August 19, 2014
Editor(s):
Megh R. Goyal
This valuable book, the third volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, focuses on sustainable micro irrigation management for trees and vines. It covers the principles as well as recent advances and applications of micro irrigation techniques. Specialists throughout 
Published:
August 19, 2014
Editor(s):
Megh R. Goyal
Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems, the fourth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, emphasizes sustainable and meaningful methods of irrigation to counter rampant water scarcity. In many parts of the world, this scarcity 

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“… untangles the complicated and sometimes confusing subject of organic farming. … Barker uses scientific thought to support his methods, rare in many of today’s trendy treatises, and debunks the nonscientific methods associated with organic practices that diminish the science’s logic and legitimacy. Summing Up: Highly recommended"
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