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Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 2:: Food, Health, and Nutrition

Debashis Mandal, Amritesh C. Shukla, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
August 17, 2018

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 2: Food, Health, and Nutrition addresses some of the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. This volume, part of the two-volume compendium, focuses on research trends in sustainable horticulture that include postharvest management and...

Insect Vectors and Plant Pathogens

Nachhattar Singh Butter
August 16, 2018

The history of pathogens and vectors, unique symptoms of diseases and economic importance of important viral diseases have been dealt with in the introductory chapter of this book. While highlighting the role of arthropods, nematodes, and fungi; other agents of the spread of plant pathogens have...

Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology: Fundamentals, Advances, and Practices for a Greener Future

Anjali Priyadarshini, Prerna Pandey
August 15, 2018

This new volume, Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology: Fundamentals, Advances, and Practices for a Greener Future, looks at the application of a variety of technologies, both fundamental and advanced, that are being used for crop improvement, metabolic engineering, and the development of...

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement

Debashis Mandal, Amritesh C. Shukla, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
August 14, 2018

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvements is part of a two-volume compendium that addresses the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. Volume 1, on Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement, outlines the contemporary trends in...

Plants and Human Conflict

Eran Pichersky
August 13, 2018

Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat...

Evolutionary Biogeography of the Andean Region

Juan J. Morrone
August 01, 2018

This book presents a regionalization of the Andean region, based on an evolutionary biogeographic approach. Aimed at anyone wishing to understand biogeographic patterns of distribution of Andean plants and animals, the book provides a comprehensive treatment of three subregions, one transition zone...

The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Agriculture and Allied Sciences

Chandan Roy
July 31, 2018

This important volume provides a basic understanding of the different forms of intellectual property rights in agricultural science. It provides an abundance of information on the use of IP laws in agriculture and allied subjects and their proper implementation in real-life practice. The chapter...

Capsicum: Breeding Strategies for Anthracnose Resistance

Orarat Mongkolporn
July 16, 2018

Capsicum, more commonly as chili or chili pepper, is an important global vegetable and spice crop. Anthracnose disease, caused by a complex of Colletotrichum species, is the major biotic stress limiting chili production in tropical and subtropical countries. Anthracnose disease mainly manifests...

Sustainable Horticulture, 2 Volume Set

Various
July 15, 2018

This timely two-volume compendium, Sustainable Horticulture, addresses the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. The volumes cover a wide range of topical issues and trends in sustainable horticulture today: Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvements,...

Lexicon of Pulse Crops

Aleksandar Mikić
June 20, 2018

Lexicon of Pulse Crops integrates botanical and linguistic data to analyze and interpret the grain legume significance from the earliest archaeological and written records until the present day. Aimed at both agronomic and linguistic research communities, this book presents a database containing...

Pests of Ornamental Trees, Shrubs and Flowers: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

David V Alford
June 18, 2018

Ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers have always been extremely popular and there is large demand—whether in gardens or parks—for alpines, bedding plants, cacti, cut flowers, house plants and pot plants, as well as herbaceous plants, ornamental grasses, shrubs and trees. The first edition of this...

Bioactive Compounds of Medicinal Plants: Properties and Potential for Human Health

Megh R. Goyal, Ademola O. Ayeleso
June 18, 2018

This volume sheds new light on the immense potential of medicinal plants for human health from different technological aspects. It presents new research on bioactive compounds in medicinal plants that provide health benefits, including those that have proven especially effective in treating and...

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