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Biocontrol Of Plant Diseases: Volume I

1st Edition

K. G. Mukerji
November 12, 2018

Each chapter is devoted to a separate aspect of biocontrol of plant diseases, and in general the chapters are arranged in order of increasing technical complexity. Since these chapters have been written by independent authors there is the possibility of a slight overlap or repetition of certain...

Antiviral Proteins in Higher Plants

1st Edition

Meyer Chessin
November 12, 2018

This book examines the rapidly expanding interest in plant-derived proteins as antiviral agents for biomedical purposes....

Biochemical Basis of Plant Breeding: Volume I: Carbon Metabolism

1st Edition

Carlos A. Neyra
November 12, 2018

This book presents a comprehensive survey of progress and current knowledge of those biochemical processes with greater potential for the development of superior cultivars: Photosynthesis, photorespiration, nitrate assimilation, biological nitrogen fixation, and starch and protein synthesis. Each...

CRC Handbook of Lichenology,: Volume 3

1st Edition

Margalith Galun
November 12, 2018

This easy-to-read handbook provides a comprehensive review of the current knowledge on lichens. The structure of lichens and their dual nature is explained, as well as the physiology of interaction of the symbionts. The way lichens reproduce and their ecology is included, with methods for...

CRC Handbook of Lichenology,: Volume 1

1st Edition

Margalith Galun
November 12, 2018

This easy-to-read handbook provides a comprehensive review of the current knowledge on lichens. The structure of lichens and their dual nature is explained, as well as the physiology of interaction of the symbionts. The way lichens reproduce and their ecology is included, with methods for...

Advanced Molecular Plant Breeding: Meeting the Challenge of Food Security

1st Edition

D.N. Bharadwaj
November 08, 2018

This new volume, Advanced Molecular Plant Breeding: Meeting the Challenge of Food Security, aims to provide a better understanding of molecular plant breeding in order to boost the quality of agriculture produce, to increase crop yields and to provide nutritious food for everyone by 2050, when the...

Metabolic Adaptations in Plants During Abiotic Stress

1st Edition

Akula Ramakrishna, Sarvajeet Singh Gill
October 30, 2018

Metabolic Adaptations in Plants during Abiotic Stress covers a topic of past, present and future interest for both scientists and policy makers as the global challenge of climate change is addressed. Understanding the mechanisms of plant adaptation to environmental stresses can provide the...

Ethnobotany: Application of Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai
October 30, 2018

Ethnobotany is an important branch of Plant Science, that deals with the study of the relationship between plants and people. It includes the traditional use of plants in different fields like medicine and agriculture. These plants are mostly used by the rural and tribal people for their livelihood...

Plant Molecular Systematics

1st Edition

Arun Kumar Pandey
October 15, 2018

This book highlights the efficacy of molecular data in inferring phylogeny. References throughout the book illuminate the taxonomic terminology and literature. The book includes a range of topics beginning from gene to phylogenomics and provides an up-to-date information about plant molecular...

Neurotransmitters in Plants: Perspectives and Applications

1st Edition

Akula Ramakrishna, Victoria Vladimirovna Roshchina
October 09, 2018

New scientific data confirm the origin of neurotransmitters in the ancient ocean, whose inhabitants use the compounds in their relationships. One example is the algae Ulvaria, whose image is represented on the cover. During evolution, plant and microbial cells stored the neurotransmitters that...

Handbook of Plant Disease Identification and Management

1st Edition

Balaji Aglave
October 08, 2018

Handbook of Plant Disease Identification and Management presents the fundamentals of plant diseases identification based on symptomology and management focusing mainly on integrated pest management approach. It discusses a variety of techniques for the diagnosis of crop disease, losses due to crop...

Temperate Horticulture for Sustainable Development and Environment: Ecological Aspects

1st Edition

Larissa I. Weisfeld, Anatoly I. Opalko, Sarra A. Bekuzarova
September 21, 2018

Ecological and genetic control of plant resistance to unfavorable environmental influences is being carried out all over the world, and new varieties and hybrids of plants are being created, resulting in rich, new information and innovative new methods of cultivation. This new volume, Temperate...

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