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Overview and Strategies of Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera

Tercedor
January 01, 1991

The papers included in this volume were presented at the VIth International Ephemeroptera Conference and the Xth International Symposium on Plecoptera, and at a Joint Symposium on Applied Aspects in the study of Mayflies and Stoneflies. One additional paper has been included, a review of the...

Predicting Crop Phenology

Tom Hodges
December 26, 1990

Predicting Crop Phenology focuses on an analysis of the issues faced in predicting the phenology of crop plants and weeds. It discusses how these issues have been handled by active crop growth simulation model developers and emphasizes areas such as the role of modeling in agricultural research and...

Biochemical Aspects of Crop Improvement

K. R. Khanna
December 19, 1990

This book provides a comprehensive review at the biochemical and molecular level of the processes and techniques that contribute to crop improvement. General topics include a historical perspective of the advancements in crop improvement; cultivar systematics and biochemical and molecular markers...

Environmental Chemistry of Herbicides

Raj Grover, Allan Cessna
November 21, 1990

This publication is rare among those texts on pesticides in that it covers herbicides exclusively. It presents, in one source, information that is typically scattered. This important publication enables the reader to recommend herbicide use more reliably and efficiently. It also highlights...

Naturally Occurring Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

Dr. Abdel-Fatta Rizk
November 20, 1990

Plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids are so numerous and widespread that they can be expected to be present in most environments. About 200 pyrrolizidine alkaloids have been isolated and identified from different plants. Interest in these alkaloids has increased in recent years due to their...

Thesaurus of Agricultural Organisms

Derwent Publications
September 20, 1990

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Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Edwards
June 01, 1990

A unique look at how the adoption of sustainable farming methods is being pursued throughout the world. This comprehensive book provides clear insight into research and education needs and the many points of view that come to bear on the issue of sustainability. Essential for agricultural leaders...

Food Preservation by Modified Atmospheres

Moshe Calderon, Rivka Barkai-Golan
May 29, 1990

This volume provides the reader with the updated state-of-the-art in the Modified Atmospheres field. It explains the Modified Atmospheres Method which is derived from the ancient Hermetic Storage Technique of keeping grain and seeds, which was practiced in Middle Eastern and other ancient cultures....

Soil Biochemistry: Volume 6: Volume 6

J.-M. Bollag
March 22, 1990

Explores the role of biochemical processes in the soil environment, particularly the activity of microorganisms, and the potential application of those processes to environmental biotechnology. The 11 papers also highlight the application of molecular biology and microbial genetics to soil biology a...

Chilling Injury of Horticultural Crops

Chien Yi Wang
March 20, 1990

This book provides readers with a historical background as well as current knowledge and theories on chilling injury. This exciting volume covers a broad scope of topics-from basic concepts to practical applications. This work also brings together discussions on various aspects of chilling injury....

Behavior-Modifying Chemicals for Insect Management: Applications of Pheromones and Other Attractants

Ridgway
March 12, 1990

Presenting an authoritative overview of current findings on pheromone applications, this reference reviews the principles involved in employing these compounds, their chemistry, and delivery systems for efficient use. In addition, it provides case studies of current and potential practical applicati...

Mayflies of the World: A Catalogue of the Family and Genus Group Taxa

Hubbard
January 01, 1990

This valuable catalog lists all family-group (family, subfamily, tribe, subtribe) and genus-group (generic or subgeneric) names that have been proposed for the Ephemeroptera, both recent and fossil, including the hierarchical classification of the order. The first part illustrates the hierarchical...

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