Crop Science Products

  • Laboratory Techniques in Plant Bacteriology

    By Suresh G. Borkar

    Bacterial diseases of plants occur worldwide and cause substantial economic losses in crops. Very few scientists and other workers are trained to study or control bacterial diseases of plants. This book includes the techniques required to identify and isolate pathogenic bacteria of plants and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    CRC Press

  • Chlorophyll Fluorescence

    Understanding Crop Performance — Basics and Applications

    By Mohamed H. Kalaji, Vasilij N. Goltsev, Krystyna Żuk-Gołaszewska, Marek Zivcak, Marian Brestic

    Chlorophyll a fluorescence is a tool for evaluating plant responses to stress conditions. Fluorescence can be used in plant phenotyping and breeding programs to monitor biotic and abiotic stresses including mineral deficiencies, soil salinity, and pathogenic diseases. Chlorophyll Fluorescence:…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    CRC Press

  • Stinkbugs

    Biorational Control Based on Communication Processes

    Edited by Andrej Cokl, Miguel Borges

    This book presents an overview of the Pentatomidae species, covering their biology, phylogeny and reproductive behavior, main plants used in their diet and their nutritional exigencies, predatory stinkbugs, interactions between herbivores-plants and natural enemies, use of pheromone for monitoring…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biology, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Weeds

    By Mithila Jugulam

    The book provides comprehensive information on a wide range of topics from biology, physiology, genetics to the use of genomic tools in weed science. The book covers information at a more advanced level than the previously published books in weed science. It covers not only weed genetics and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biotechnology to Enhance Sugarcane Productivity and Stress Tolerance

    Edited by Kalpana Sengar

    Sugarcane is the most important plant source for sugar and alcohol production cultivated in more than 80 countries in tropical and subtropical areas. However; environmental factors negatively influence yield and jeopardize meeting the increasing demand for bioethanol. The development of tolerant…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC 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 – 2017-05-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • 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 – 2017-05-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Strawberries

    Production, Postharvest Management and Protection

    Edited by Radha Mohan Sharma, Rakesh Yamdagni, A K Dubey, Vikramaditya Pandey

    Strawberry is an excellent crop for nutritional, food and economic security worldwide, in general, and for those countries where growers show reluctance to grow other perennial fruits due to small size of holdings, in particular. With the introduction of soil less culture, this fruit can be grown…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Insect Pests of Stored Grain

    Biology, Behavior, and Management Strategies

    By Ranjeet Kumar

    Stored products of agriculture and animal origin are attacked by more than 600 species of beetles, 70 species of moths, and about 355 species of mites, causing huge quantitative and qualitative losses and insect contamination in food commodities. This is an important quality control problem. This…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • Biopesticides and Bioagents

    Novel Tools for Pest Management

    Edited by Md. Arshad Anwer

    Insects, diseases, and weeds cause an almost 30% yield loss per annum in agricultural production, resulting in an increased consumption of pesticides by 20% per annum throughout the world. This comprehensive volume looks at the status of biopesticides and biocontrol agents in agriculture. It will…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biotic Stress Management in Rice

    Edited by Md. Shamim, K.N. Singh

    This book, Biotic Stress Management in Rice: Molecular Approaches, addresses biotic stress of rice and its management through molecular approaches. It focuses on the biotechnological aspects of rice with the aim of reducing the fungicide and insecticides and ultimately ensuring safety of rice as a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Micro Irrigation Engineering for Horticultural Crops

    Policy Options, Scheduling, and Design

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Ajai Singh

    This book presents a variety of policy adoption methods, irrigation scheduling, and design procedures in micro irrigation engineering for horticultural crops. The chapters range from policy interventions to applications of systems for different crops and under different land conditions. Compiling…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

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