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  • Spices

    Agrotechniques for Quality Produce

    By Amit Baran Sharangi, PhD., Suchand Datta, PhD., Prahlad Deb, PhD.

    Indian spices are famous across the globe and have attracted food lovers for ages. With the increasing awareness of health through foods, people are now more conscious about the health and nutraceutical benefits of spices. The past few years have witnessed pioneering research work in this area with…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Emerging Trends of Plant Physiology for Sustainable Crop Production

    Edited by Zafar Abbas, PhD., Ajay Kumar Tiwari, PhD., Pradeep Kumar, PhD.

    Plant physiology is now considered as an essential ingredient for improving crop productivity, a continuing necessity with today’s ever-increasing world population. This new volume provides an understanding of the physiological basis of the various plant processes and their underlying mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Practical Manual on Plant Cytogenetics

    By Ram J. Singh

    Plant cytogenetics and its methodology have progressed rapidly during the last decade. This book compiles information on plant cytogenetic techniques in the practical form of a laboratory manual. It combines theory with various methodological approaches along with classic and modern techniques…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateral contracts undermine fairness and equity.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 

  • Ecological Complexity and Agroecology

    By John Vandermeer, Ivette Perfecto

    This text reflects the immense current growth in interest in agroecology and changing approaches to it. While it is acknowledged that the science of ecology should be the basis of agroecological planning, many analysts have out-of-date ideas about contemporary ecology. Ecology has come a long way…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 

  • Peanut Agriculture and Production Technology

    Integrated Nutrient Management

    By Zafar Abbas, Arvind Kumar, Anoop Kumar

    Peanut Agriculture and Production Technology: Integrated Nutrient Management focuses on agricultural techniques and integrated nutrient management of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.). Peanuts are the second most important oil crop of India, occupying 5.7 million hectares, with an average production of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Advances in Postharvest Technologies of Vegetable Crops

    Edited by Bijendra Singh, Sudhir Singh

    This book, Advances in Postharvest Technologies of Vegetable Crops, presents a selection of innovative postharvest management practices for vegetables. It covers technologies in harvesting, handling, and storage of vegetables, including strategies for low-temperature storage of vegetables, active…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • 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. This book examines various methods for sugarcane improvement through biotechnology.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    CRC Press

  • Vegetable Crop Science

    Edited by M. K. Rana

    This book has been prepared to provide every production aspect of important vegetables along with information regarding origin and distribution, composition and uses, botany, varieties, climatic and soil requirement, cultivation practices, harvesting, post-harvest management, insect-pests and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    CRC Press

  • Novel Postharvest Treatments of Fresh Produce

    Edited by Sunil Pareek

    Preserving quality, maintaining nutritional components, reducing storage losses, and alleviating chilling injury are the major challenges for the fresh produce industry. This book examines the shelf life, quality, physico-chemical and biochemical changes during the storage.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    CRC Press
    Innovations in Postharvest Technology Series

  • Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources

    Success Stories and Best Practices

    Edited by Regine Andersen, Tone Winge

    Farmers' Rights are essential for maintaining crop genetic diversity, which is the basis of all food and agricultural production in the world. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture recognizes Farmers' Rights and provides for relevant measures. However,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 

  • Lacto-Fermentation of Human Excreta for Agricultural Application

    By Nadejda Andreev

    Human excreta is a valuable fertilizer for improving soil quality and crop productivity, with a potential to replace or complement the mineral fertilizers. The main challenges related to human excreta regarding agricultural applications are microbial contamination risks, loss of nutrients, and odor…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    CRC Press

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