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Animal Movement: Statistical Models for Telemetry Data

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Mevin B. Hooten, Devin S. Johnson, Brett T. McClintock, Juan M. Morales
January 26, 2017

The study of animal movement has always been a key element in ecological science, because it is inherently linked to critical processes that scale from individuals to populations and communities to ecosystems. Rapid improvements in biotelemetry data collection and processing technology have given ri...

Cerambycidae of the World: Biology and Pest Management

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Qiao Wang
January 17, 2017

There are more than 36,000 described species in the family Cerambycidae in the world. With the significant increase of international trade in the recent decades, many cerambycid species have become major plant pests outside their natural distribution range, causing serious environmental problems at ...

Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Third Edition

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Rattan Lal
November 1, 2016

New and Improved Global Edition: Three-Volume Set A ready reference addressing a multitude of soil and soil management concerns, the highly anticipated and widely expanded third edition of Encyclopedia of Soil Science now spans three volumes and covers ground on a global scale. A definitive guide d...

Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability

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Gloria I. Guzman Casado, Manuel Gonzalez de Molina
December 28, 2016

Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective and goes beyond the conventional analysis of the efficient use of energy. The book provide...

Biology, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Weeds

Mithila Jugulam
February 15, 2017

The book provides comprehensive information on a wide range of topics from biology, physiology, genetics to the use of genomic tools in weed science. The book covers information at a more advanced level than the previously published books in weed science. It covers not only weed genetics and...

Management of Wheat and Barley Diseases

Devendra Pal Singh
February 15, 2017

This new volume, Management of Wheat and Barley Diseases, presents the latest literature on management technology of diseases that affect the production of wheat and are capable of reducing grain yields as well as grain quality. These diseases include rusts, smuts, other foliar diseases such as...

Sustainable Viticulture: The Vines and Wines of Burgundy

Claude Chapuis
February 15, 2017

Written by an expert of the ins and outs of viticulture in Burgundy and many other areas of the world, this new volume showcases the wine-growing culture of Burgundy. Sustainable Viticulture: The Vines and Wines of Burgundy covers the rich history and culture of the wine growing tradition of the...

Phosphorus Management in Crop Production

Nand Kumar Fageria, Zhenli He, Virupax C. Baligar
February 10, 2017

The world population is projected to reach nine billion by 2050, and in the coming years, global food demand is expected to increase by 50% or more. Higher crop productivity gains in the future will have to be achieved in developing countries through better natural resources management and crop...

Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and the Environment

Deepak Kumar Verma, Prem Prakash Srivastav
January 31, 2017

In agricultural education and research, the study of agricultural microbiology has undergone tremendous changes in the past few decades, leading to today’s scientific farming that is a backbone of economy all over the globe. Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and the Environment fills...

Micro Irrigation Engineering for Horticultural Crops: Policy Options, Scheduling, and Design

Megh R. Goyal, Ajai Singh
January 31, 2017

This book presents a variety of policy adoption methods, irrigation scheduling, and design procedures in micro irrigation engineering for horticultural crops. The chapters range from policy interventions to applications of systems for different crops and under different land conditions. Compiling...

Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices

Megh R. Goyal, Balram Panigrahi, Sudhindra N. Panda
January 31, 2017

Many countries around the world are struggling with the challenges of water scarcity, including water for crops. Micro irrigation methods are an effective means to make the most efficient use of available water. This new volume, Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices, continues the efforts of...

Plant OMICS and Crop Breeding

Sajad Majeed Zargar, Vandna Rai
January 30, 2017

Due to the advent of state-of-the-art technologies in the field of biotechnology, much progress has been achieved since the last decade. OMICS technologies are being extensively used to address various issues pertaining to agriculture. Recent advances in genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and...

Animal Movement: Statistical Models for Telemetry Data

Mevin B. Hooten, Devin S. Johnson, Brett T. McClintock, Juan M. Morales
January 26, 2017

The study of animal movement has always been a key element in ecological science, because it is inherently linked to critical processes that scale from individuals to populations and communities to ecosystems. Rapid improvements in biotelemetry data collection and processing technology have given...

Cerambycidae of the World: Biology and Pest Management

Qiao Wang
January 17, 2017

There are more than 36,000 described species in the family Cerambycidae in the world. With the significant increase of international trade in the recent decades, many cerambycid species have become major plant pests outside their natural distribution range, causing serious environmental problems at...

Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman on DVD

Diane L. France
January 03, 2017

Continuing in the format of the successful Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas, this DVD version of Comparative Bone Identification presents 3000 all-new images of human bones from many stages of maturation. It focuses on comparative osteology from the fetal stage to adolescence,...

Silicon in Plants: Advances and Future Prospects

Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Vijay Pratap Singh, Parvaiz Ahmad, Devendra Kumar Chauhan, Sheo Mohan Prasad
January 03, 2017

In the present era, rapid industrialization and urbanization has resulted in unwanted physiological, chemical, and biological changes in the environment that have harmful effects on crop quality and productivity. This situation is further worsened by the growing demand for food due to an ever...

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