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Veterinary Clinical Epidemiology: From Patient to Population

4th Edition

Ronald D. Smith
October 29, 2019

4* Doody's Review! Ideal for veterinary students, residents and clinicians, the fourth edition of this bestselling textbook has been fully updated in line with developments in research and teaching. The logical chapter progression reflects the stages in a clinical case work-up and how...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Tunicates

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh
October 29, 2019

The ocean is a source of unique natural products, mainly accumulated in living organisms. The c.4000 species of tunicates or sea squirts (Phylum, Chordata; Subphylum, Urochordata) are a high-potential yet under-studied source of bioactive compounds for pharmaceuticals. The secondary metabolites...

Our Animal Connection: What Sapiens Can Learn from Other Species

1st Edition

Michael Hehenberger, Zhi Xia
October 25, 2019

This book covers the many ways humans benefit from interactions with other living species. By studying animals of all kinds and sizes, from microbial organisms to elephants and whales, we can learn about their adaptations to extreme conditions on the planet Earth, about the evolutionary development...

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

1st Edition

P. Narayanasamy
October 25, 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 25, 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...

Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

1st Edition

B. D. Kaushik, Deepak Kumar, Md. Shamim
October 25, 2019

This new volume, Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture, presents strategies for the management of soil and crop diseases. Microbes have attracted worldwide attention due to their role in disease management and remediation of polluted soils. Taking a sustainable approach, this...

An Introduction to Toxicogenomics

1st Edition

Michael E. Burczynski
October 24, 2019

Since the advent of cDNA microarrays, oligonucleotide array technology, and gene chip analysis, genomics has revolutionized the entire field of biomedical research. A byproduct of this revolution, toxicogenomics is a fast-rising star within toxicological analysis. Gathering together leading authors...

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....

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...

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