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  • 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 – 2017-09-29 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity

    Edited by Danny Hunter, Luigi Guarino, Charles Spillane, Peter McKeown

    The world relies on very few crop and animal species for agriculture and to supply its food needs. In recent decades there has been increased appreciation of the risk this implies for food security and quality, especially in times of environmental change. As a result, agricultural biodiversity has…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 

  • Forest Governance and Management Across Time

    Developing a New Forest Social Contract

    Edited by Erland Mårald, Camilla Sandstrom, Annika Nordin

    The influence of the past, and of the future on current-time tradeoffs in the forest arena are particularly relevant given the long-term successions in forest landscapes and the hundred years’ rotations in forestry. Historically established path dependencies and conflicts determine our present…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • 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 – 2017-09-19 
    CRC Press

  • Plant Biotechnology, Volume 1

    Principles, Techniques, and Applications

    Edited by Bishun Deo Prasad, Sangita Sahni, Prasant Kumar, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

    Plant Biotechnology, Volume 1: Principles, Techniques, and Applications, the first of this new two-volume set, provides an informative tour of the basics of biotechnology to recent advances in biotechnology. Knowledge of new as well as fresh approaches is a prerequisite to solving plant biological…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Plant Biotechnology, Volume 2

    Transgenics, Stress Management, and Biosafety Issues

    Edited by Sangita Sahni, Bishun Deo Prasad, Prasant Kumar

    Plant Biotechnology, Volume 2: Plant Biotechnology is on Transgenics, Stress Management, and Biosafety Issues is the second of this new two-volume set. This volume covers many recent advances in the development of transgenic plants that have revolutionized our concepts of sustainable food…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Plant Biotechnology, Two-Volume Set

    Edited by Bishun Deo Prasad, Sangita Sahni, Prasant Kumar, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

    Recent advances in the development of transgenic plants have revolutionized our concepts of sustainable food production, cost-effective alternative energy strategies, microbial biofertilizers and biopesticides, and disease diagnostics through plant biotechnology. As a result, a number of transgenic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Aquatic Dicotyledons of North America

    Ecology, Life History, and Systematics

    By Donald H. Les

    Aquatic Dicotyledons of North America: Ecology, Life History, and Systematics brings together a wealth of information on the natural history, ecology, and systematics of North American aquatic plants. Most books on aquatic plants have a taxonomic focus and are intended primarily for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    CRC Press

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

    Challenges in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Serge Morand, Claire Lajaunie, Rojchai Satrawaha

    Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and can be illustrated by the effects of the Green Revolution in the late 1960s and 1970s, to the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • History of Plant Pathology

    By S.G. Borkar

    The book History of plant pathology depicts the historical events, discoveries and advancement made in the subject of plant pathology from the ancient era to till date and these are arranged into different eras viz. ancient era, medieval era, pre-modern era, modern era and present era which are…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    WPI Publishing
    Woodhead Publishing India in Agriculture

  • Oil Palm Breeding

    Genetics and Genomics

    Edited by Aik Chin Soh, Sean Mayes, Jeremy A. Roberts

    The Oil Palm by Corley and Tinker has and continues to be the go-to reference for oil palm breeding. Oil Palm Breeding: Genetics and Genomics complements the first one by taking a focused and expansive look at current and future practices in oil palm breeding and incorporating new molecular…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    CRC Press

  • Algal Biofuels

    Edited by Leonel Pereira

    The use of algae for biofuel production is expected to play an important role in securing an alternative energy source in the near future, particularly in light of depleting fossil fuel reserves and the adverse environmental impact of fossil fuels. Algae presents a viable alternative because the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    CRC Press

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