Agricultural Science

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Historical Geography of Crop Plants: A Select Roster

Jonathan D. Sauer
June 04, 1993

Historical Geography of Crop Plants is devoted to a variety of staple and food crops, as well as fodder, fiber, timber, rubber, and other crops. The origins and histories of many of these crops have been clarified only recently by new research. The book has been arranged alphabetically by family...

Genetics and Breeding of Edible Mushrooms

A.C. Chang
December 15, 1992


Genetic Engineering and In Vitro Culture of Crop Legumes

Paul Christou
October 20, 1992

An introductory chapter provides an up-to-date review of biotechnology and genetic engineering for crop legumes: strategy, techniques and goals. Following chapters examine each of major category: economic and nutritional importance, applicable genetic engineering techniques, and feasible objectives...

Handbook of Applied Mycology: Volume 3: Foods and Feeds

August 02, 1991

This volume supplements the other books on this subject by providing much information that is not readily available elsewhere. It opens with a taxonomy of fungi in foods and feeds and then considers ecology, spoilage, and mycotoxin production by fungi in foods and feeds. This is followed by a series...

Predicting Crop Phenology

Tom Hodges
December 26, 1990

Predicting Crop Phenology focuses on an analysis of the issues faced in predicting the phenology of crop plants and weeds. It discusses how these issues have been handled by active crop growth simulation model developers and emphasizes areas such as the role of modeling in agricultural research and...

Biochemical Aspects of Crop Improvement

K. R. Khanna
December 19, 1990

This book provides a comprehensive review at the biochemical and molecular level of the processes and techniques that contribute to crop improvement. General topics include a historical perspective of the advancements in crop improvement; cultivar systematics and biochemical and molecular markers...

Chilling Injury of Horticultural Crops

Chien Yi Wang
March 20, 1990

This book provides readers with a historical background as well as current knowledge and theories on chilling injury. This exciting volume covers a broad scope of topics-from basic concepts to practical applications. This work also brings together discussions on various aspects of chilling injury....

Weed Control in Vegetable Production

R. Cavalloro, A. El Titi
June 01, 1988

Proceedings of a meeting of the EC Experts' Group, Stuttgart, FRG, Oct. 1986. Lacks a subject index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or....

Progress on Pest Management in Field Vegetables

R. Cavallo
June 01, 1988

Proceedings of the CEC/IOBC Expert's Group Meeting, Pennes, France, November 1985. Forty contributions (authors are from 12 countries and two international organizations) deal with crops such as cabbages, carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, beans, and artichokes and with the particularly urgent task of red...

Integrated Crop Protection in Cereals

R. Cavalloro
June 01, 1988