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Weed Control: Sustainability, Hazards, and Risks in Cropping Systems Worldwide

1st Edition

Nicholas E. Korres, Nilda R. Burgos, Stephen O. Duke
January 08, 2019

In light of public concerns about sustainable food production, the necessity for human and environmental protection, along with the evolution of herbicide resistant weeds, call for a review of current weed control strategies. Sustainable weed control requires an integrated approach based on...

Plant Tolerance to Environmental Stress: Role of Phytoprotectants

1st Edition

Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Masayuki Fujita, Hirosuke Oku, M. Tofazzal Islam
January 08, 2019

Global climate change affects crop production through altered weather patterns and increased environmental stresses. Such stresses include soil salinity, drought, flooding, metal/metalloid toxicity, pollution, and extreme temperatures. The variability of these environmental conditions pared with...

Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience

1st Edition

Noureddine Benkeblia
December 27, 2018

Presenting an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change, this book looks at the impact of our changing climate on crop production and agroecosystems, reporting on how plants will cope with these changes, and how we can mitigate these negative impacts to ensure...

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...

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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