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Coccidiosis in Livestock, Poultry, Companion Animals, and Humans

1st Edition

J. P. Dubey
December 02, 2019

Coccidiosis is one of the most important diseases of livestock, particularly poultry, with billions of dollars spent on prevention worldwide. The disease is so important and pervasive that until recently, all poultry feed was medicated with coccidiostats, mainly antibiotics. With the rapid...

Comparitive Pathobiology of Viral Diseases: Volume 2

1st Edition

Richard G. Olsen, Steven Krakowka, James R. Blakeslee, Jr.
November 28, 2019

First Published in 1985, this book offers a full insight into the differences and similarities between varying diseases. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine and other practitioners in...

Brazilian Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Luzia Valentina Modolo, Mary Ann Foglio
November 25, 2019

The vast and exciting Brazilian flora biodiversity is still underexplored. Several research groups are devoted to the study of the chemical structure richness found in the different Biomes. This volume presents a comprehensive account of the research collated on natural products produced from...

Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management (Two Volume Set)

1st Edition

P. Narayanasamy
November 25, 2019

Soil has a versatile role in supporting the development of a wide range of organisms, including plants and microorganisms. Soilborne pathogens and root diseases are the primary limiting factor in many crops and tend to be very difficult to control. This first volume of a two-volume set introduces...

Pocket Guide to Mycological Diagnosis

1st Edition

Rossana de Aguiar Cordeiro
November 19, 2019

The Pocket Guide to Mycological Diagnosis provides useful and concise information for microbiologists and professionals diagnosing the most medically relevant fungal species. Cellular and molecular techniques, immunological methods, and more accurate microscopy equipment available in most mycology...

Polycystic Kidney Disease

1st Edition

Jinghua Hu, Yong Yu
November 14, 2019

This volume focuses on the investigatory methods applied to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), one of the most common human genetic diseases. ADPKD is caused by mutations in PKD1 and TRPP2, two integral membrane proteins that function as receptor/ion channels in primary cilia of...

The Routledge Handbook of Sensory Archaeology

1st Edition

Robin Skeates, Jo Day
November 12, 2019

Edited by two pioneers in the field of sensory archaeology, this Handbook comprises a key point of reference for the ever-expanding field of sensory archaeology: one that surpasses previous books in this field, both in scope and critical intent. This Handbook provides an extensive set of...

Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume 1

1st Edition

Winston Frank Ponder, David R. Lindberg, Juliet Mary Ponder
November 12, 2019

Molluscs comprise the second largest phylum of animals (after arthropods), occurring in virtually all habitats. Some are commercially important, a few are pests and some carry diseases, while many non-marine molluscs are threatened by human impacts which have resulted in more extinctions than all...

Prospects and Utilization of Tropical Plantation Trees

1st Edition

Liew Kang Chiang
November 11, 2019

Large numbers of tropical trees from natural forests or plantation forest are available for human consumption and management. This book focuses on the prospects and utilization of tropical plantation trees in context of economic and business, planting, managing stocks, and uses of trees converted...

Indian Insects: Diversity and Science

1st Edition

S Ramani, Prashanth Mohanraj, Yeshwanth HM
November 07, 2019

Insects are the most interesting and diverse group of organisms on earth, many of which are useful as pollinators of crops and wild plants while others are useful as natural enemies keeping pestiferous insects in check. It is important to conserve these insects for our survival and for this the...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Compendium

2nd Edition

Roger L. Lundblad
November 06, 2019

This book is an accessible resource offering practical information not found in more database-oriented resources. The first chapter lists acronyms with definitions, and a glossary of terms and subjects used in biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, proteomics, genomics, and systems biology...

Microbial Biofilms in Bioremediation and Wastewater Treatment

1st Edition

Y.V. Nancharaiah, Vayalam P. Venugopalan
October 31, 2019

Biofilms represent the natural living style of microbial communities and play a pivotal role in biogeochemical cycles and natural attenuation. Biofilms can be engineered for biodegradation and biotransformation of organic and inorganic contaminants, for both in situ bioremediation and ex situ...