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  • Extremophiles

    From Biology to Biotechnology

    Edited by Ravi V. Durvasula, D. V. Subba Rao

    Extremophiles are nature’s ultimate survivors, thriving in environments ranging from the frozen Antarctic to abyssal hot hydrothermal vents. Their lifeforms span bacteria to fishes, and are categorized as halophiles from hypersaline environments, acidophiles from acidic waters, psychrophiles from…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Pests of Fruit Crops

    A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By David V Alford

    Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose problems on fruit crops worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Microbial Biotechnology

    Current Trends and Future Prospects

    Edited by Pradeep Kumar, PhD., Jayanta Kumar Patra, Pranjal Chandra

    Over the last few decades, the rapid and vast development of advanced microbial bioresources and metagenomics techniques has completely transformed the field of microbial biotechnology. Our understanding of microbial diversity, evolutionary biology, and microbial interaction with their animal and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Small Animal Imaging

    Self-Assessment Color Review

    By John S. Mattoon, Dana Neelis

    Presented in an easy-to-ready format, Small Animal Imaging: Self-Assessment Color Review offers a case-based approach to reviewing and interpreting images and developing a differential diagnosis when necessary. Nearly 200 cases are presented, each beginning with the patient’s age, gender, breed,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24 
    CRC Press
    Veterinary Self-Assessment Color Review Series

  • Pictorial Atlas of Soilborne Fungal Plant Pathogens and Diseases

    By Tsuneo Watanabe

    The Pictorial Atlas of Soilborne Fungal Plant Pathogens and Diseases describes the soilborne fungal diseases caused by Oomycetes, Zygomycetes, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes, and Deuteromycetous (Anamorphic) fungi. Soilborne fungal diseases are significant as both environmental and agricultural…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Conservation and Development in India

    Reimagining Wilderness

    Edited by Shonil Bhagwat

    Despite decades of efforts to integrate conservation and development, India is torn between two very different worldviews of peoples’ place in the country’s natural environment. This book takes a critical look at nature conservation and poverty alleviation in India. It opens up discussion of the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • History of Plant Breeding

    By Rolf H. J. Schlegel

    While there has been great progress in the development of plant breeding over the last decade, the selection of suitable plants for human consumption began over 13,000 years ago. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the development of crop improvement methods over centuries. It features…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Pike

    Edited by Anders Nilsson, Christian Skov

    This book sets out to bridge the order scales among pike researchers, populations, communities, management, and fisheries. It emphasizes the progress of pike research during the last two decades, during which the order-bridging approach emerged. This framework underpins the text and the message, to…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Therapeutic and Nutritional Uses of Algae

    By Leonel Pereira

    Algae have been used since ancient times as food, fodder, fertilizer and as source of medicine. Nowadays seaweeds represent an unlimited source of the raw materials used in pharmaceutical, food industries, medicine and cosmetics. They are nutritionally valuable as fresh or dried vegetables, or as…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Plant Viruses

    Diversity, Interaction and Management

    Edited by Rajarshi Kumar Gaur, SM Paul Khurana, Yuri Dorokhov

    Plant viruses are significant as they affect our food supply and are capable of rapidly spreading to new plant species, so a comprehensive study of plant viruses is important in understanding their pathogenesis and prevention. This book focuses on the plant virus evolution, their molecular…

    Hardback – 2018-01-12 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Management towards Sustainability

    By Prasad Modak

    This book is about understanding challenges in managing our environment and ensuring sustainability of this planet. It presents the critical state of our resources and threats to resource security due to overconsumption, pollution and poor and uneven governance. Role of key stakeholders such as the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    CRC Press

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