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Integrated Virus Detection

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Charles H. Wick

November 13, 2014

Multiple viruses can be detected concurrently using the Integrated Virus Detection System (IVDS). Integrated Virus Detection describes this technology and provides many examples of applications including a chapter on viruses found in honeybees with descriptions of seasonal and yearly variation. This...

The Toxicology and Biochemistry of Insecticides, Second Edition

The Toxicology and Biochemistry of Insecticides, Second Edition

Simon J. Yu

November 21, 2014

Despite their potentially adverse effects on nontarget species and the environment, insecticides remain a necessity in crop protection as well as in the reduction of insect-borne diseases. The Toxicology and Biochemistry of Insecticides provides essential insecticide knowledge required for the...

Natural Selection: Methods and Applications

Natural Selection: Methods and Applications

Mario A. Fares

November 21, 2014

This book summarizes the knowledge in the field of methods to identify signatures of natural selection. A number of mathematical models and methods have been designed to identify the fingerprints of natural selection on genes and genomes. Such methods are provided in a simple and direct way so that...

Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability

Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability

Noureddine Benkeblia

November 20, 2014

We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment....

Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics: A Practical Guide

Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics: A Practical Guide

Sastia Prama Putri, Eiichiro Fukusaki

November 19, 2014

Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics: A Practical Guide is a simple, step-by-step reference for profiling metabolites in a target organism. It discusses optimization of sample preparation for urine, serum, blood, tissue, food, and plant and animal cell samples. Encompassing three different...

Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and Energy

Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and Energy

Fangli Zheng

November 18, 2014

The 2014 International Conference on Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and Energy (ICBAEE 2014) was held May 22-23, 2014 in Beijing, China. The objective of ICBAEE 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industry professionals from all over the world to...

Integrated Virus Detection

Integrated Virus Detection

Charles H. Wick

November 13, 2014

Multiple viruses can be detected concurrently using the Integrated Virus Detection System (IVDS). Integrated Virus Detection describes this technology and provides many examples of applications including a chapter on viruses found in honeybees with descriptions of seasonal and yearly variation....

Tuberculosis: Pathogenesis, Protection, and Control

Tuberculosis: Pathogenesis, Protection, and Control

Barry R. Bloom

November 12, 2014

The reemergence of tuberculosis is now a major health problem around the world. This often fatal disease persists as the largest cause of death from a single infectious agent. The editor, a leading figure in tuberculosis research, has gathered a team of acknowledged scientific and clinical experts...

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Bacteriology, Second Edition

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Bacteriology, Second Edition

Axel Kornerup Hansen, Dennis Sandris Nielsen

November 11, 2014

The Handbook of Laboratory Animal Bacteriology, Second Edition provides comprehensive information on all bacterial phylae found in laboratory rodents and rabbits to assist managers, veterinary pathologists and laboratory animal veterinarians in the management of these organisms. The book starts by...

Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends

Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends

Farshad Darvishi Harzevili, Hongzhang Chen

November 07, 2014

  Incorporates the Experiences of World-Class Researchers Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends offers a theoretical take on topics that relate to microbial biotechnology. The text uses the "novel experimental experiences" of various contributors from around the world—designed as case...

Morphodynamics

Morphodynamics

Adolf Seilacher, Alan D. Gishlick

November 05, 2014

Morphodynamics is defined as the unique interaction among environment, functional morphology, developmental constraints, phylogeny, and time—all of which shape the evolution of life. These fabricational patterns and similarities owe their regularity not to a detailed genetic program, but to...

Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization

Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization

Robert J. Livingston

November 03, 2014

Produced by a Leading Aquatic Scientist A narrative account of how estuaries around the world are being altered by human forces and human-induced global climate changes, Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization chronicles a...

Biosurfactants: Production and Utilization—Processes, Technologies, and Economics

Biosurfactants: Production and Utilization—Processes, Technologies, and Economics

Naim Kosaric, Fazilet Vardar Sukan

November 03, 2014

Stresses the Potential Applications of Biosurfactants in Various Industries Environmental concerns and a demand for sustainable chemical production have become important issues in recent years. As a result, microbial biosurfactant-producing systems are gaining momentum as potential replacements...

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