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

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...

Adjuvants and Agrochemicals: Volume 2: Recent Development, Application, and Bibliography of Agro-Adjuvants

Paul N. P. Chow
November 29, 2017

Studies of Adjuvants involve many scientific fields from basic research of the chemistry, through investigations into physiological effects and environmental impact, to mixture formulation and field use. These important areas are illustrated in these two volumes, which are contributions from the...

Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production: Beneficial and Deleterious Effects

J. Altman
November 29, 2017

Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production: Beneficial and Deleterious Effects evaluates the effects of pesticides on plants by exploring the physical, chemical, biological, and ecological interactions of pesticides that influence a crop. The effects of pesticides on the environment and on the crop...

Pesticide Regulation Handbook: A Guide for Users

Jan Greene
November 29, 2017

Pesticide handlers have never had an easy time keeping abreast of the regulations that affect them, but it is getting even more difficult as public pressure adds more layers of new rules. At the same time, there's a trend toward making the individual applicant more responsible for knowing the rules...

Target Sites of Fungicide Action

Wolfram Koeller
November 29, 2017

Target Sites of Fungicide Action presents a critical examination of the mode of action of antifungal inhibitors, especially the mechanistical aspects of agricultural fungicides and antifungal drugs. It provides an interdisciplinary approach through its discussions of inhibitors with target sites in...

Handbook of Agricultural Productivity: Volume I: Plant Productivity

Miloslav Rechcigl
November 29, 2017

The greatest challenge of our time is to produce sufficient food ot keep pace with the rapidly growing population. In the opinion of experts, during the next 25 years there will be a need for as much food as was produced in the entire history of mankind to date. Of the various measures available,...

Diseases of Annual Edible Oilseed Crops: Volume II: Rapeseed-Mustard and Sesame Diseases

S. J. Kolte
November 29, 2017

These three volumes deal with the diseases of primarily cultivated annual edible oilseeds, i.e., peanut (groundnut), rapeseed-mustard, sesame, sunflower, safflower, and nigerseed. It is reliably believed that this book will be of great help not only to students, reseachers, and teachers but also to...

Environmentally Safe Approaches to Crop Disease Control

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...

Weed Control Methods for Rights of Way Management

Edward O. Gangstad
November 29, 2017

This volume describes in detail methods of control and related data including (1) all vegetation on industrial sites, paved highways, and railroad ballast, (2) woody vegetation along roadsides, utility lines, and fire breaks, and (3) aquatic vegetation on rivers and stream banks, waterways, ponds,...

Soil Biology: Effects on Soil Quality

J. L. Hatfield
November 29, 2017

Soil Biology is a state-of-the art review focusing on the linkage between biological processes that occur in the soil and their impact on soil quality. Topics considered include the microbial ecology of conservation management systems, dynamic processes of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae,...

Diseases of Annual Edible Oilseed Crops: Volume III: Sunflower, Safflower, and Nigerseed Diseases

S. J. Kolte
November 29, 2017

These three volumes deal with the diseases of primarily cultivated annual edible oilseeds, i.e., peanut (groundnut), rapeseed-mustard, sesame, sunflower, safflower, and nigerseed. It is reliably believed that this book will be of great help not only to students, reseachers, and teachers but also to...

Diseases of Annual Edible Oilseed Crops: Volume I: Peanut Diseases

S. J. Kolte
November 29, 2017

These three volumes deal with the diseases of primarily cultivated annual edible oilseeds, i.e., peanut (groundnut), rapeseed-mustard, sesame, sunflower, safflower, and nigerseed. It is reliably believed that this book will be of great help not only to students, reseachers, and teachers but also to...

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