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Revival: Principles of Seed Pathology (1987): Volume II

1st Edition

V. K. Agarwal, James B. Sinclair
December 31, 2018

This Book was written to serve those interested in seed pathology. It is designed to serve as a textbook as well as a reference book for students, teachers, and researchers, and for seed health testing, seed production, and plant quarantine personnel. It is to be used as a guide to the literature....

Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience

1st Edition

Noureddine Benkeblia
December 27, 2018

Key features: Describes the effects and responses of the macro and micro levels of crops under the different components of climate change Reports on the adaptation and resilience of food production systems within the changing climate Covers how plants cope with the changing climate including...

Global Biodiversity: 4 Volume Set

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
December 20, 2018

This new four-volume set, Global Biodiversity, provides a wealth of insightful information on the biodiversity of selected nations around the world. The volumes provide informative summaries of the available data on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and domesticated animals, and microbes of the...

Rice Science: Biotechnological and Molecular Advancements

1st Edition

Deepak Kumar Verma, Prem Prakash Srivastav, Altafhusain B. Nadaf
December 18, 2018

A significant crop in our global society, rice is a staple food product for over half of the world’s population. New technologies are being researched and utilized for increasing the overall production of strong rice crops throughout the world. This book focuses on the new areas of research on the...

Agronomic Rice Practices and Postharvest Processing: Production and Quality Improvement

1st Edition

Deepak Kumar Verma, Prem Prakash Srivastav, Altafhusain B. Nadaf
December 18, 2018

This volume addresses three important agricultural aspects of rice: physical characteristics, physico-chemical characteristics, and the organoleptic aspects. Divided into sections, the book first examines recent trends and advances for higher production and quality improvement, focusing on the...

Postharvest Chilling Injury of Fresh Produce

1st Edition

Sunil Pareek, Suresh K. Malhotra
December 15, 2018

Most tropical and subtropical fruits, as well as some temperate crops, are sensitive to chilling injuries. These crops are injured after a period of exposure to chilling temperatures below 10 to 15°C but above their freezing points. In the last decade progress has been made in understanding the...

Mangroves for Building Resilience to Climate Change

1st Edition

R.N. Mandal, R. Bar
December 12, 2018

This valuable book is a comprehensive volume on mangroves, with information accessible to both botany professionals and students. It provides an easy method of identifying mangroves and distinguishing one species from another. What is a mangrove and what are the criteria of mangroves are...

Fundamentals, Sensor Systems, Spectral Libraries, and Data Mining for Vegetation

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing state-of-the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

Hyperspectral Indices and Image Classifications for Agriculture and Vegetation

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing state-of- the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, Four Volume Set

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing state-of-the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

Postharvest Extension and Capacity Building for the Developing World

1st Edition

Majeed Mohammed, Vijay Yadav Tokala
December 11, 2018

It is estimated that around 1.3 billion tons per year of food produced for human consumption, which is about one-third of all food produced, is either lost or wasted globally. Reduction of the postharvest losses is being considered as one of the sustainable ways to ensure world food security....

Biophysical and Biochemical Characterization and Plant Species Studies

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing stateof- the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

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