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Coccidiosis in Livestock, Poultry, Companion Animals, and Humans

1st Edition

J. P. Dubey
December 02, 2019

Coccidiosis is one of the most important diseases of livestock, particularly poultry, with billions of dollars spent on prevention worldwide. The disease is so important and pervasive that until recently, all poultry feed was medicated with coccidiostats, mainly antibiotics. With the rapid...

Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management (Two Volume Set)

1st Edition

P. Narayanasamy
November 25, 2019

Soil has a versatile role in supporting the development of a wide range of organisms, including plants and microorganisms. Soilborne pathogens and root diseases are the primary limiting factor in many crops and tend to be very difficult to control. This first volume of a two-volume set introduces...

Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity: Scale, Context, and Nature

1st Edition

Erik A. Beever, Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala
November 15, 2019

In contexts outside of ecology, the term "disturbance" carries a variety of negative connotations. Within ecology, however, disturbances are neither inherently negative nor positive for ecological systems; instead, their effects depend on the context, scale, and species involved. As ecologists...

Postharvest Pathology of Fresh Horticultural Produce

1st Edition

Lluís Palou, Joseph L. Smilanick
November 14, 2019

Optimal distribution of fresh horticultural products entails prolonging their freshness and nutritional quality as long as possible after harvest. A major limitation to their marketing is decay after harvest, which is caused primarily by fungal pathogens. Postharvest Pathology of Fresh...

Prospects and Utilization of Tropical Plantation Trees

1st Edition

Liew Kang Chiang
November 11, 2019

Large numbers of tropical trees from natural forests or plantation forest are available for human consumption and management. This book focuses on the prospects and utilization of tropical plantation trees in context of economic and business, planting, managing stocks, and uses of trees converted...

Indian Insects: Diversity and Science

1st Edition

S Ramani, Prashanth Mohanraj, Yeshwanth HM
November 07, 2019

Insects are the most interesting and diverse group of organisms on earth, many of which are useful as pollinators of crops and wild plants while others are useful as natural enemies keeping pestiferous insects in check. It is important to conserve these insects for our survival and for this the...

Seaweeds as Plant Fertilizer, Agricultural Biostimulants and Animal Fodder

1st Edition

Leonel Pereira, Kiril Bahcevandziev, Nilesh H. Joshi
October 25, 2019

The main effects of Seaweed extracts (Ascophyllum, Fucus, Sargassum, Saccorhiza, Laminaria, Gelidium and others), when used as agricultural fertilizers, are better seed germination and higher quality fruit production, with longer shelf life; better use of soil nutrients; more productive crops and...

Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management, Volume Two: Management of Crop Diseases

1st Edition

P. Narayanasamy
October 25, 2019

Crop disease management strategies revolve around the principles of exclusion, eradication and immunization. Cultural practices are aimed at preventing or reducing the accumulation of pathogen population (inoculum). Development of cultivars with genetic resistance by transgressing resistance gene(s...

Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management, Volume One: Nature and Biology

1st Edition

P. Narayanasamy
October 25, 2019

Soilborne microbial plant pathogens including oomycetes, fungi, bacteria and viruses cause several economically important destructive diseases and the symptoms of infection can be recognized only after the pathogen has invaded many tissues primarily vascular tissues of susceptible plants. This...

Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

1st Edition

B. D. Kaushik, Deepak Kumar, Md. Shamim
October 25, 2019

This new volume, Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture, presents strategies for the management of soil and crop diseases. Microbes have attracted worldwide attention due to their role in disease management and remediation of polluted soils. Taking a sustainable approach, this...

Green Science and Technology

1st Edition

Enoch Y. Park, Takayuki Saito, Hirokazu Kawagishi, Masakazu Hara
October 25, 2019

This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of recent trends of green science and technology. Worldwide deterioration of environment and global warming threaten our lifestyle and the survival of all creatures. In order to weather these problems, we need to construct a multidisciplinary...

Rubber Plantations and Carbon Management

1st Edition

Arun Jyoti Nath, Biplab Brahma, Ashesh Kumar Das
October 24, 2019

With the increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration and the resulting environmental consequences for plants, it is necessary to consider the future of rubber plantations, an important source of latex for rubber production. In this volume, the authors explore the ecology of rubber...

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