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  • 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

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo A.H. Lamers, V. Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species

    Edited by Emil Olafsson

    Marine macrophytes (macroalgae, seagrasses, and mangroves) comprise thousands of species distributed in shallow water areas along the world’s coastlines. They play a key role in marine ecosystems regarding biodiversity and energy flow. A large proportion of macrophyte species can be characterised…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    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

  • Microalgal Production for Biomass and High-Value Products

    Edited by Stephen P. Slocombe, John R. Benemann

    Microalgae are of particular interest as sources for biofuel because they do not compete with agriculture for resources. This book reviews the latest technologies of algal biomass production, including strain selection, algal culture, harvesting, and processing, as well as an economic analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology

    By Devarajan Thangadurai, Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Muniswamy David

    Fundamentals of Molecular Mycology provides a complete overview of recent developments and applications in molecular mycology. It serves as a comprehensive guide for the identification of fungi and the application of fungal biomolecules in agriculture, food, environment, and pharmaceutical sectors…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, policy and practice

    Edited by Robert A. Francis, James Millington, Michael A. Chadwick

    The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 

  • 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

  • Molecular Cell Biology of the Growth and Differentiation of Plant Cells

    Edited by Ray J. Rose

    This book encompasses cell division, cell expansion, and differentiation, which is the cellular basis of plant growth and development. The dynamics of cellular organelles are considered in the context of these processes. Advances in the visualization of organelles using molecular probes and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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 

  • 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 on the Morphology of Common Grasses

    Identification and Characterization of Caryopses and Seedlings

    By Dhara Gandhi, Susay Albert, Neeta Pandya

    The grass family is one of the largest and most diverse families in the plant kingdom and is of great economic value. Grasses provide human beings and domestic animals with the main necessities of life, add diversity to the landscape and stability to the ground surface, and also provide ornamental…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Apple Academic Press

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