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  • Silicon in Plants

    Advances and Future Prospects

    Edited by Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Vijay Pratap Singh, Parvaiz Ahmad, Devendra Kumar Chauhan, Sheo Mohan Prasad

    There is increasing interest in the effects of silicon on plant growth and development as well as crop yields. Silicon has beneficial effects on plants, including increased photosynthetic activity, better disease resistance, reduced mineral toxicity, improvement of nutrient imbalance, and enhanced…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Performance Evaluation of Micro Irrigation Management

    Principles and Practices

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    This new volume in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation series covers an array of technologies to estimate evapotranspiration and to evaluate parameters that are needed in the management of micro irrigation, with worldwide applicability to irrigation management in agriculture. Topics…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

  • 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 – 2016-07-31 
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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 – 2016-07-25 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Emerging Technologies in Agricultural Engineering

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    This book covers an array of issues on emerging agricultural engineering and technology, featuring new research and studies. The volume is broken into three parts: emerging technologies, energy management in agriculture, and management of natural resources, in which particular attention is paid to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • 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 – 2016-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • Postharvest Management of Horticultural Crops

    Practices for Quality Preservation

    Edited by Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, Asgar Ali

    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 – 2016-07-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • Potential Use of Solar Energy and Emerging Technologies in Micro Irrigation

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Manoj K. Ghosal

    This new book, the fourth volume in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation book series, examines the potential of solar energy and other emerging energy technologies in micro irrigation to create sustainable energy sources. The authors discuss a variety of innovative micro irrigation…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

  • Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

    Technology, Physiology, and Safety

    Edited by Sunil Pareek

    Because they meet the needs of today’s consumers, fresh-cut plant products are currently one of the hottest commodities in the food market of industrialized countries. However, fresh-cut produce deteriorates faster than the correspondent intact produce. The main purpose of Fresh-Cut Fruits and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    CRC Press
    Innovations in Postharvest Technology Series

  • Climate Change and Agricultural Development

    Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Two of the greatest current challenges are climate change (and variability) and food security. Feeding nine billion people by 2050 will require major efforts aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation. One approach to agriculture has recently been captured by the widely adopted…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Greenhouse Pest Management

    By Raymond A. Cloyd

    As the sustainable agriculture movement has grown, there has been a dramatic increase in the production of horticultural crops in greenhouses worldwide. Although there are numerous publications associated with pest management in greenhouses, Greenhouse Pest Management is the first comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07 
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • 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 – 2016-05-02
    Apple Academic Press

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