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Advanced Molecular Plant Breeding: Meeting the Challenge of Food Security

1st Edition

D.N. Bharadwaj
November 26, 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...

Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences

1st Edition

Ajay Vasudeo Rane, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal
November 23, 2018

This new volume, Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences. focuses on recent theoretical and practical advances in polymers and their blends, composites, and nanocompos¬ites related to their microscopic characterization. It highlights recent accomplishments and trends in the field...

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water: A Laboratory Manual, 2nd Edition

1st Edition

Neusely da Silva, Marta H. Taniwaki, Valéria C.A. Junqueira, Neliane Silveira, Margarete Midori Okazaki, Renato Abeilar Romeiro Gomes
November 21, 2018

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water (2nd edition) is an illustrated laboratory manual that provides an overview of current standard microbiological culture methods for the examination of food and water, adhered to by renowned international organizations, such as ISO, AOAC, APHA,...

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Fishes (Agnathans and Bony Fishes): Phylogeny, Reproductive System, Viviparity, Spermatozoa

1st Edition

Barrie G M Jamieson
November 21, 2018

It is perhaps because fishes live in a buoyant medium, whether it be fresh or sea water, that they show a diversity in body shapes that is unparalleled by other vertebrates. There is also a unique diversity in the modes of reproduction, whether by external or internal fertilization, and this, with...

Herbal Drugs as Therapeutic Agents

1st Edition

Amritpal Singh
November 21, 2018

Phytochemicals are the mainstay of therapeutics of herbal or botanical medicine. Research on phytomolecules is conducted worldwide and several have been screened for clinical trials. This includes several promising anticancer phytomolectules, such as withaferin-a and camphothecin. This book...

Life in Deep Time: Darwin’s “Missing” Fossil Record

1st Edition

J. William Schopf
November 21, 2018

When Darwin wrote his Origin of Species, one of his main concerns was with the perceived shortness of the fossil record of life. Until the work of J. William Schopf and his colleagues, much of this history was thought to be unknowable. This book, through a memoire of Schopf’s personal recollections...

A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

1st Edition

Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler
November 20, 2018

Key features: Captures the historic context and recent developments in science and policy arenas that address the potential for coastal wetlands to be considered as significant contributors to carbon sequestration Links multiple levels of science (biogeochemistry, geomorphology, paleoclimate, etc.)...

Metabolic Adaptations in Plants During Abiotic Stress

1st Edition

Akula Ramakrishna, Sarvajeet Singh Gill
November 19, 2018

Key features: Serves as a cutting-edge resource for researchers and students who are studying plant abiotic stress tolerance and crop improvement through metabolic adaptations Presents the latest trends and developments in the field of metabolic engineering and abiotic stress tolerance Addresses...

A Century of Geneticists: Mutation to Medicine

1st Edition

Krishna Dronamraju
November 15, 2018

Genetics, like all scientific disciplines, is a human endeavor. Thus, the lives of geneticists - their friendships, colleagues and associations - play an important role in the historical development of the science. This book summarizes the history of genetics by reviewing the lives of the prominent...

Time and History in Prehistory

1st Edition

Stella Souvatzi, Adnan Baysal, Emma L. Baysal
November 15, 2018

Time and History in Prehistory explores the many processes through which time and history are conceptualized and constructed, challenging the perception of prehistoric societies as ahistorical. Drawing equally on contemporary theory and illustrative case studies, and firmly rooted in material...

Seaweed Bioactives: Health Benefits and Potential Applications

1st Edition

Amit K. Jaiswal
November 15, 2018

Studies show seaweeds are valuable sources of structurally diverse bioactive compounds. These compounds exhibited various biological activities and beneficial health effects, This book focuses on four aspects of seaweeds research: bioactive compounds in seaweeds, their health benefits, effect of...

Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

Deepak Kumar Verma
November 15, 2018

With contributions from a broad range of experts in the field, this volume, Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection, focuses on important areas of microbiology related to soil and environmental microbiology associated with agricultural importance. The...

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