Agricultural Science

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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 
Published:
August 19, 2014
Editor(s):
Kimberly Etingoff
Agriculture is one of the prime users of water, particularly in arid places with already-limited water resources, and its effects are diverse and far reaching. Providing a nuanced study of agricultural resource management, this informative book takes a four-pronged approach, covering research on: 
Published:
August 08, 2014
Author(s):
K. H. Head, Roger Epps
This volume provides a comprehensive working manual for the laboratory testing of soils for civil engineers. It is an essential practical handbook for all who are engaged in laboratory testing of soils as well as being of great value to professional engineers, consultants, academics and students in 
Published:
August 05, 2014
Editor(s):
Ramakrishna Wusirika, Martin Bohn, Jinsheng Lai, Chittaranjan Kole
Sequencing of the maize genome has opened up new opportunities in maize breeding, genetics and genomics research. This book highlights modern trends in development of hybrids, analysis of genetic diversity, molecular breeding, comparative and functional genomics, epigenomicsand proteomics in maize. 
Published:
August 04, 2014
Editor(s):
Megh R. Goyal
This new book, Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation, offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. The information covered has worldwide applicability to irrigation management in agriculture. 
Published:
July 17, 2014
Author(s):
David V Alford
Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose problems on fruit crops worldwide. 
Published:
July 14, 2014
Editor(s):
Megh R. Goyal
This new book, Principles and Practices of Sustainable Micro Irrigation, is the first in the new series on micro irrigation, which offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. Written by experienced scientists from 

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