Agriculture Products

  • Crop Improvement Utilizing Biotechnology

    1st Edition

    By Rup Lal

    This book discusses; somaclonal variation in crop improvement, the role of tissue culture in rapid clonal propagation and production of pathogen-free plant, protoplasts in crop improvement, cell selection and long-term high-frequency regeneration of cereals and legumes, agrobacteria-mediated gene…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    CRC Press

  • Biotechnology in Tall Fescue Improvement

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kasperbauer

    This one-of-a-kind publication focuses on the improvement of the feed value of tall fescue and further extension of its adaptability under various environmental stresses. This fascinating work comprehensively explains cell and tissue culture methods which are used to establish somatic cell cultures…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Energy Utilization In Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By David Pimentel

    The aim of this volume is to collect and present available data, both published and unpublished, on energy use in agriculture and forestry production. Energy analyses for some sciences such as ecology are not new, but their applications to agriculture started in 1973. These analyses have grown…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Coffee Rust: Epidemiology, Resistance and Management

    1st Edition

    By Ajjamada C. Kushalappa

    This highly informative monograph will provide a basic reference on coffee rust for both investigators in the field and those entering it. The research conducted has been organized based on principles of epidemiology and plant disease management, providing both theoretical and practical information…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    CRC Press

  • European Wood-pastures in Transition

    A Social-ecological Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tibor Hartel, Tobias Plieninger

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Soil Physical Conditions and Plant Roots

    1st Edition

    By J. Glinski

    This book is a specialized monograph on soil physical conditions and root-system relations. It attempts to explain the importance of physical properties of soil by showing how they affect root growth and functions; and on the other hand, how roots themselves change their environment. Emphasis is…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    CRC Press

  • Plant Vitamins

    1st Edition

    By A. Mozafar

    This unique book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date collection of information on the genetic factors, agronomic production methods, and environmental factors that impact the content of vitamins in plants. The effect of various biotic and abiotic stress factors is discussed, and the possible role…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    CRC Press

  • Cytolytic Lymphocytes and Complement Effectors of the Immune System

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Eckhard R. Podack

    These volumes, Cytolytic Lymphocytes and Complement: Effectors of the Immune System, originate from the realization that pathways of recognition and killings of foreign targets follow similar routes in the humoral and cellular part of the immune system. In particular, the homology of immunoglobins…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    CRC Press

  • Adjuvants for Agrichemicals

    1st Edition

    By Chester L. Foy

    Based on a conference, this book is intended to promote a better understanding of the effects of adjuvants on pesticide penetration, translocation, photodegradation and stability, spray deposition and dissipation, and the fate of herbicides in the environment.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    CRC Press

  • Practical Manual on Plant Cytogenetics

    1st Edition

    By Ram J. Singh

    Earlier books on the handling of plant chromosomes have not included many of the innovations in cytological techniques for many important crops that have become available in recent years, including information on associating genes with chromosomes. The aim of this book is to compile all the plant…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Laboratory Techniques in Plant Bacteriology

    1st Edition

    By Suresh G. Borkar

    Laboratory Techniques in Plant Bacteriology is ideal for scientists and students who seek a career in plant pathogenic bacteria. This book contains 41 chapters comprising practicable techniques from isolation of bacterial plant pathogens to their identification up to species and race/biotype level.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Advancing Food Integrity

    GMO Regulation, Agroecology, and Urban Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Gabriela Steier

    Key features: Presents summaries of key points after each chapter and includes color graphs to visualize the big-picture concepts Demonstrates how urban rooftop farms (URFs) can contribute to city greening and climate change mitigation worldwide while providing fresh locally-sourced produce for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06
    CRC Press

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