Agricultural Science

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Weed Physiology: Volume I: Reproduction and Ecophysiology

November 29, 2017

Weeds are plants existing at places and/or times at which they are considered undesirable by man. Thys, man�s primary interest in weeds is in dinging methods for eliminating their presences. Understanding the physiology of weeds and how it differs from that of crop plants is becoming increasingly...

Plant Viruses: Volume II: Pathology

C.L. Mandahar
November 29, 2017

Plant viruses are of considerable interest to the science of biology, and their study has contributed significantly to the elucidation of several mysteries of traditional and molecular biology....

Low Temperature Stress Physiology in Crops

P.H. Li
November 29, 2017

The importance of low temperature stress physiology research has become increasingly apparent in agriculture for productions of food, fibre and ornamental plants. This volume consists of two parts, there are a total of 14 chapters including 6 chapters dealing with cold accumulation related topics,...

CRC Handbook of Pesticides

G.W.A. Milne
November 29, 2017

This new compilation focuses on 386 of the most commonly used pesticides recently registered by the EPA. The structural and molecular formulas are listed for each chemical along with its Chemical Abstracts Registry Number (CAS RN) and, when available, its number in the Merck Index (Eleventh Edition...

Adjuvants and Agrochemicals: Volume 1: Mode Of Action and Physiological Activity

Paul N. P. Chow
November 29, 2017

Studies of Adjuvants involve many scientific fields from basic research of the chemistry, through investigations into physiological effects and environmental impact, to mixture formulation and field use. These important areas are illustrated in these two volumes, which are contributions from the...

Cloning Agricultural Plants Via in Vitro Techniques

Bob V. Conger
November 29, 2017

The purpose of this book is to provide a reference guide on principles and practices of cloning agricultural plants via in vitro techniques for scientists, students, commercial propagators, and other individuals who are interested in plant cell and tissue culture especially its application for...

Sweet Potato Products: A Natural Resource for the Tropics

John C. Bouwkamp
November 29, 2017

It has been the goal in this volume to summarize the current level of understanding in a number of areas relating to sweet potato production and utilization. To accomplish this, a group of authors, each with broad experience in the selected areas, was assembled. It is hoped that this volume will be...

Weed Control Methods For Recreation Facilities Management

November 29, 2017

It is the purpose of this volume to survey and assess the management problems of recreation waters and to present case problems from the field in which the technical data, published literature, and the operations mechanics are given in sufficient detail to provide a format for practical analysis...

Lactic acid fermentation of human excreta for agricultural application

Nadejda Andreev
November 14, 2017

Human excreta is a valuable fertilizer for improving soil quality and crop productivity, with a potential to replace or complement the mineral fertilizers. The main challenges related to human excreta regarding agricultural applications are microbial contamination risks, loss of nutrients, and odor...

Engineering Interventions in Agricultural Processing

Megh R. Goyal, Deepak Kumar Verma
November 10, 2017

Engineering Interventions in Agricultural Processing presents recent advanced research on biological engineering, bioprocessing technologies, and their applications in agricultural food processing, and their applications in agriculture science and agricultural engineering, focusing on biological...

Robotics and Mechatronics for Agriculture

Dan Zhang, Bin Wei
November 02, 2017

The aim of the book is to introduce the state-of-the-art technologies in the field of robotics, mechatronics and automation in agriculture in order to summarize and review the improvements in the methodologies in agricultural robotics. Advances made in the past decades are described, including...

Engineering Interventions in Foods and Plants

Deepak Kumar Verma, Megh R. Goyal
October 30, 2017

With contributions from a broad range of leading professors and scientists, this volume focuses on new areas of processing technologies in foods and plants to help meet the increasing food demand of the rapidly growing populations of the world. The first section of the book is devoted to emerging...