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The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy

1st Edition

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Rebecca L. Haller, Karen L. Kennedy, Christine L. Capra
January 28, 2019

The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy is a comprehensive guide to the theories that horticultural therapists use as a foundation for their practice and provides wide-ranging illustrative models of programming. This book aims to enhance understanding and provide insight into the profes...

Laboratory Biorisk Management: Biosafety and Biosecurity

1st Edition

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Reynolds M. Salerno, Jennifer Gaudioso
May 8, 2015

Over the past two decades bioscience facilities worldwide have experienced multiple safety and security incidents, including many notable incidents at so-called "sophisticated facilities" in North America and Western Europe. This demonstrates that a system based solely on biosafety levels and securi...

Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease

1st Edition

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Morten Tryland, Susan J. Kutz
November 12, 2018

This book is a comprehensive presentation of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou, or just Rangifer, a key Circumarctic species with broad social and ecological value. It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the biology and health of wild or semi-domesticated reindeer and caribo...

Principles of Animal Nutrition

1st Edition

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Guoyao Wu
December 1, 2017

Animals are biological transformers of dietary matter and energy to produce high-quality foods and wools for human consumption and use. Mammals, birds, fish, and shrimp require nutrients to survive, grow, develop, and reproduce. As an interesting, dynamic, and challenging discipline in biological sc...

CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine

3rd Edition

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Frances M.D. Gulland, Leslie A. Dierauf, Karyl L. Whitman
May 23, 2018

AAP Prose Award Finalist 2018/19 For three decades, this book has been acknowledged as the most respected scientific reference specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health. Written by approximately 100 contributors who are recognized globally as leaders in their respective fields, the C...

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

1st Edition

P. Narayanasamy
October 22, 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 22, 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...

Microbiology of Wounds

1st Edition

Steven Percival, Keith Cutting
October 21, 2019

It is not the presence of microorganisms, but their interaction with patients that determines their influence on wound healing. Documenting this critical but often ignored aspect of the treatment process, Microbiology of Wounds discusses the microbiology and biology of human wounds in relation to...

Caper: The Genus Capparis

1st Edition

Ephraim Philip Lansky, Helena Maaria Paavilainen, Shifra Lansky
October 18, 2019

Caper: The Genus Capparis presents a pharmacognostic and ethnopharmacological exploration of the genus Capparis, emphasizing its medicinal potential. There is a long history of safe usage of Capparis parts both in diet and as plant drugs throughout the world, and the details of this usage are...

Rice Improvement in the Genomics Era

1st Edition

Swapan K. Datta
October 18, 2019

Rice is probably the most important food crop in the world, feeding half its population. Rice Improvement in the Genomics Era examines the findings in the current studies of rice improvement, using the modern genomic tools available in today’s agriculture to better enable food security and human...

Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability

1st Edition

Noureddine Benkeblia
October 18, 2019

We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment....

Continuous Cultures Of Cells: Volume I

1st Edition

Pete H. Calcott
October 17, 2019

This book aims to present as broad a perspective as possible to the subject matter. In the construction of the chapters, much has been left to the individual contributors. Some chapters have been written essentially up to the minute reviews of an application or use of continuous culture whilst...

Bioactive Compounds from Plant Origin: Extraction, Applications, and Potential Health Benefits

1st Edition

Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Colin Barrow
October 16, 2019

This new volume explores the importance of phytochemicals from plants in therapeutics, focusing on the extraction of bioactive compounds and their applications in human health. Natural products and their bioactive compounds are increasingly utilized in preventive and therapeutic medication as well...

The Arboviruses: Epidemiology and Ecology

1st Edition

Thomas P. Monath
October 16, 2019

First Published in 1988, this five volume set documents the transmission and growth of Arthropod born viruses. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Epidemiology, and other practitioners in...

The Arboviruses: Epidemiology and Ecology

1st Edition

Thomas P. Monath
October 16, 2019

First Published in 1988, this five volume set documents the transmission and growth of Arthropod born viruses. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Epidemiology, and other practitioners in...

Migration and Homing of Lymphoid Cells: Volume 1

1st Edition

Alan J. Husband
October 16, 2019

First published in 1988: This comprehensive set is crucial to the basic understanding of the immune system and is an essential component of the design and implementation of improved immunization strategies. Contains authoritative reviews of cell migration research and addresses the is-sues of...

The Histology of Fishes

1st Edition

Krzysztof Formicki, Frank Kirschbaum
October 09, 2019

The book is a multi-authored book of 18 chapters comprising the state of the art work of all relevant topics on modern fish histology from 28 authors from ten countries. The topics include Introduction to Histological Techniques, Integument, Fish Skeletal Tissues, Muscular System, Structure and...

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