Agricultural Science

Crop Science

Per Page:
Sort:

Insect Vectors and Plant Pathogens

Nachhattar Singh Butter
August 16, 2018

The history of pathogens and vectors, unique symptoms of diseases and economic importance of important viral diseases have been dealt with in the introductory chapter of this book. While highlighting the role of arthropods, nematodes, and fungi; other agents of the spread of plant pathogens have...

Grasslands of the World: Diversity, Management and Conservation

Victor R. Squires, Jürgen Dengler, Limin Hua, Haiying Feng
August 15, 2018

This book begins with a brief account of the extraordinary sequence of events that led to emergence of grasslands as major vegetation formations that now occupy some of the driest and hottest and the highest and coldest on earth as well as vast steppes and prairies in more temperate climes. It is...

Forage Crops of the World, 2-volume set: Volume I: Major Forage Crops; Volume II: Minor Forage Crops

Md. Hedayetullah, Parveen Zaman
August 15, 2018

This new 2-volume set discusses the importance of fodder production of the minor fodder crops for animals. The volumes focuses on fodder production for forage crops, cover 17 major forage crops and 25 minor forage crops. The volumes discuss crop production methodology and agronomic management in a...

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement

Debashis Mandal, Amritesh C. Shukla, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
August 14, 2018

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvements is part of a two-volume compendium that addresses the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. Volume 1, on Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement, outlines the contemporary trends in...

Underexploited Spice Crops: Present Status, Agrotechnology, and Future Research Directions

Amit Baran Sharangi, Pemba H. Bhutia, Akkabathula Chandini Raj, Majjiga Sreenivas
August 14, 2018

Spices provide our food with nutraceutical value rather than actual nutrition. But apart from the popular and major spices, there are several other spices, which, in spite of their enormous contribution to human health, remain underexploited or underutilized. This new volume, Underexploited Spice...

Plants and Human Conflict

Eran Pichersky
August 13, 2018

Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat...

The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Agriculture and Allied Sciences

Chandan Roy
July 31, 2018

This important volume provides a basic understanding of the different forms of intellectual property rights in agricultural science. It provides an abundance of information on the use of IP laws in agriculture and allied subjects and their proper implementation in real-life practice. The chapter...

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 2:: Food, Health, and Nutrition

Debashis Mandal, Amritesh C. Shukla, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
July 23, 2018

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 2: Food, Health, and Nutrition addresses some of the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. This volume, part of the two-volume compendium, focuses on research trends in sustainable horticulture that include postharvest management and...

Capsicum: Breeding Strategies for Anthracnose Resistance

Orarat Mongkolporn
July 16, 2018

Capsicum, more commonly as chili or chili pepper, is an important global vegetable and spice crop. Anthracnose disease, caused by a complex of Colletotrichum species, is the major biotic stress limiting chili production in tropical and subtropical countries. Anthracnose disease mainly manifests...

Sustainable Horticulture, 2 Volume Set

Various
July 15, 2018

This timely two-volume compendium, Sustainable Horticulture, addresses the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. The volumes cover a wide range of topical issues and trends in sustainable horticulture today: Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvements,...

Golf Turf Management

Lambert McCarty
July 09, 2018

Golf Turf Management provides information on major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. The book features basic and applied information on available grasses including selection and use; applied turfgrass physiology; soils and soil amendments;...

Lexicon of Pulse Crops

Aleksandar Mikić
June 20, 2018

Lexicon of Pulse Crops integrates botanical and linguistic data to analyze and interpret the grain legume significance from the earliest archaeological and written records until the present day. Aimed at both agronomic and linguistic research communities, this book presents a database containing...

Conferences

Year: