Crop Science Products

  • The Phytopathogen

    Evolution and Adaptation

    Edited by Abhijeet Ghatak, Mohammad Ansar

    So often new phytopathogens emerge and appear primarily in acute form and then take a chronic form; such populations, however, in general have a limited appearance because of the lack of suitable environmental conditions. The emergence of new pathogens needs to be explored in the light of their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Polyploidy and Hybridization for Crop Improvement

    Edited by Annaliese S. Mason

    Many of our current agricultural crops are natural or agricultural hybrids (between two or more species), or polyploids (containing more than one genome or set of chromosomes). These include potato, oats, cotton, oilseed rape, wheat, strawberries, kiwifruit, banana, seedless watermelon, triticale…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Postharvest Management of Horticultural Crops

    Practices for Quality Preservation

    Edited by Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

    This book presents several pre- and postharvest strategies that have been developed to modify these physiological activities, resulting in increased shelf life. The book also discusses the best technologies that positively influence quality attributes of the produce, including senescenal changes…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Apple Academic Press
    Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • Pomegranate Production and Marketing

    By Ibrahim Kahramanoglu, Serhat Usanmaz

    In the past decade, many scientific studies were conducted on pomegranates, revealing that pomegranate fruit, flowers, bark, and leaves contain bioactive phytochemicals that are antimicrobial, reduce blood pressure, and act against diseases such as diabetes and cancer. This book presents up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Crop Breeding

    Bioinformatics and Preparing for Climate Change

    Edited by Santosh Kumar

    Climate change will severely impact the world’s food supply unless steps are taken to increase crop resilience. Otherwise, the negative effects on both the yield and the quality of crop plants are predicted to be immense. Plant genomics is a potentially powerful defense against this looming threat.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Crop Diseases and Their Management

    Integrated Approaches

    Edited by Gireesh Chand, Santosh Kumar

    This important and comprehensive book is designed to provide information on crop diseases and how to manage those diseases. Covering a multitude of crops and diseases, the book presents integrated approaches on managing diseases that affect such crops as: Cereal and crop plants, such as maize,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Agroecology in China

    Science, Practice, and Sustainable Management

    Edited by Luo Shiming, Stephen R. Gliessman

    During the past 30 years, industrialization has fundamentally changed traditional rural life and agricultural practices in China. While the incomes of farmers have increased, serious issues have been raised concerning the environment, resource depletion, and food safety. In response, the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Pollination Services to Agriculture

    Sustaining and enhancing a key ecosystem service

    Edited by Barbara Gemmill-Herren

    It is only recently that the immense economic value of pollination to agriculture has been appreciated. At the same time, the alarming collapse in populations of bees and other pollinators has highlighted the urgency of addressing this issue. This book focuses on the specific measures and practices…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Nitrogen Metabolism in Rice

    By Pranab Basuchaudhuri

    Nitrogen is an essential primary nutrient for plant growth and development. With the demand for high growth and yield of plants and the depletion of organics in soil, nitrogen availability in soil has become insufficient. This simple and comprehensive book covers the important and current…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Photosynthesis, Third Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Pessarakli

    Since the publication of the previous editions of the Handbook of Photosynthesis, many new ideas on photosynthesis have emerged in the past decade that have drawn the attention of experts and researchers on the subject as well as interest from individuals in other disciplines. Updated to include 37…

    Hardback – 2016-03-21 
    CRC Press
    Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment

  • Fungi

    Applications and Management Strategies

    Edited by Sunil K. Deshmukh, J. K. Misra, Jalpa P. Tewari, Tamas Papp

    The book deals with the application of fungi and the strategic management of some plant pathogens. It covers fungal bioactive metabolites, with emphasis on those secondary metabolites that are produced by various endophytes, their pharmaceutical and agricultural uses, regulation of the metabolites,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    CRC Press
    Progress in Mycological Research

  • Innovations in Micro Irrigation Technology

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Vishal K. Chavan, Vinod K. Tripathi

    The tenth and final volume in the series Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation, this valuable book focuses on new and recent innovations in technology, methods, and applications for micro irrigation. The book covers a wide variety of topics, including successes in micro irrigation in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

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