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Crop Improvement Utilizing Biotechnology

1st Edition

Rup Lal
December 13, 2017

This book discusses; somaclonal variation in crop improvement, the role of tissue culture in rapid clonal propagation and production of pathogen-free plant, protoplasts in crop improvement, cell selection and long-term high-frequency regeneration of cereals and legumes, agrobacteria-mediated gene...

Coffee Rust: Epidemiology, Resistance and Management

1st Edition

Ajjamada C. Kushalappa
December 12, 2017

This highly informative monograph will provide a basic reference on coffee rust for both investigators in the field and those entering it. The research conducted has been organized based on principles of epidemiology and plant disease management, providing both theoretical and practical information...

Practical Manual on Plant Cytogenetics

1st Edition

Ram J. Singh
December 06, 2017

Earlier books on the handling of plant chromosomes have not included many of the innovations in cytological techniques for many important crops that have become available in recent years, including information on associating genes with chromosomes. The aim of this book is to compile all the plant...

Laboratory Techniques in Plant Bacteriology

1st Edition

Suresh G. Borkar
December 06, 2017

Laboratory Techniques in Plant Bacteriology is ideal for scientists and students who seek a career in plant pathogenic bacteria. This book contains 41 chapters comprising practicable techniques from isolation of bacterial plant pathogens to their identification up to species and race/biotype level....

Novel Postharvest Treatments of Fresh Produce

1st Edition

Sunil Pareek
December 01, 2017

Consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables has increased dramatically in the last several decades. This increased consumption has put a greater burden on the fresh produce industry to provide fresher product quality, combined with a high level of food safety. Therefore, postharvest handling,...

Onions and Allied Crops: Volume I: Botany, Physiology, and Genetics

1st Edition

H.D. Rabinowitch
November 29, 2017

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Herbicide-Resistant Crops: Agricultural, Economic, Environmental, Regulatory, and Technological Aspects

1st Edition

Stephen O. Duke
November 29, 2017

Edited by a recognized leader in the field, Herbicide-Resistant Crops is the first book to cover all of the issues related to the controversial topic of herbicide-resistant crops. It provides extensive discussions of the modern biotechnological methods that have been used to develop such crops, and...

Environmentally Safe Approaches to Crop Disease Control

1st Edition

Jack E. Rechcigl
November 29, 2017

The use of chemicals in agriculture and home gardens has become an area of concern due to improper use and negative environmental effects. Environmentally Safe Approaches to Crop Disease Control addresses alternative approaches for managing crop diseases. It gives a balanced overview of...

Handbook of Tropical Food Crops

1st Edition

Franklin W. Martin
November 29, 2017

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Crops Residue Management

1st Edition

J. L. Hatfield
November 29, 2017

Recent changes in the Conservation Compliance Plans for farmers shows the need for improved information on the effective management of crop residues. Residue management requires an understanding of the crop, soil, and climate in which the farming system is located. In this volume, the strategies...

Mineral Nutrition of Rice

1st Edition

N.K. Fageria
November 15, 2017

The third most important cereal crop after wheat and corn, rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. This includes regions of high population density and rapid growth, indicating that rice will continue to be a major food crop in the next century. Mineral Nutrition of Rice...

Engineering Interventions in Agricultural Processing

1st Edition

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...

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