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New and Published Books

  1. Transgenic Herbicide Resistance in Plants

    By V. S. Rao

    This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth discussion on the development of herbicide resistance during the past 50 years, emphasizing the biochemical pathways of herbicide resistance in weeds. It discusses the principles of plant genetics, different methods of genetic engineering, makingof...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and Energy

    Edited by Fangli Zheng

    The 2014 International Conference on Biotechnology, Agriculture, Environment and Energy (ICBAEE 2014) was held May 22-23, 2014 in Beijing, China. The objective of ICBAEE 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industry professionals from all over the world to...

    Published November 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity

    Edited by Rakesh S. Sengar, Kalpana Sengar

    Explore the Relationship between Crop and Climate Agricultural sustainability has been gaining prominence in recent years and is now becoming the focal point of modern agriculture. Recognizing that crop production is very sensitive to climate change, Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity...

    Published November 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Omics Technologies and Crop Improvement

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Increased world population, decreased water supply, and climate change all put stresses on the global food supply. An exploration of the challenges and possible solutions to improve yields of the main crops, such as cereals, roots, tubers, and grasses, Omics Technologies and Crop Improvement...

    Published October 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Ecological Consequences of Increasing Crop Productivity

    Plant Breeding and Biotic Diversity

    Edited by Anatoly I. Opalko, Larissa I. Weisfeld, Sarra A. Bekuzarova, Nina A. Bome, Gennady E. Zaikov

    With contributions from leading scientists in agricultural biology and young researchers, this book examines the ecological consequences that sometimes arise with various methods of increasing crop productivity. It also presents agroecological approaches to crop improvement and productivity from...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  6. Plant Image Analysis

    Fundamentals and Applications

    Edited by S Dutta Gupta, Yasuomi Ibaraki

    The application of imaging techniques in plant and agricultural sciences had previously been confined to images obtained through remote sensing techniques. Technological advancements now allow image analysis for the nondestructive and objective evaluation of biological objects. This has opened a...

    Published September 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Greenhouse Design and Control

    By Pedro Ponce, Arturo Molina, Paul Cepeda, Esther Lugo, Brian MacCleery

    Agricultural production is one of the main keys to the development of healthy societies. It is anticipated that agricultural systems will increasingly have to contend with temperature, humidity and water stress in the near future. This makes the need to increase the efficiency of land and water use...

    Published September 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Organic Agricultural Practices

    Alternatives to Conventional Agricultural Systems

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    Organic practices are quickly redefining how agriculture is done around the world, as we come to realize how detrimental conventional agriculture is to local and global environments and economies. This book serves as an overview of some of the important topics in organic agriculture. The...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition

    Edited by Caula A. Beyl, Robert N. Trigiano

    Includes a DVD Containing All Figures and Supplemental Images in PowerPoint This new edition of Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises presents a robust view of modern plant propagation practices such as vegetable grafting and micropropagation. Along with foundation knowledge in...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Maize

    Edited by Ramakrishna Wusirika, Martin Bohn, Jinsheng Lai, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Sequencing of the maize genome has opened up new opportunities in maize breeding, genetics and genomics research. This book highlights modern trends in development of hybrids, analysis of genetic diversity, molecular breeding, comparative and functional genomics, epigenomicsand proteomics in maize....

    Published August 4th 2014 by CRC Press