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  • Food as Medicine

    Functional Food Plants of Africa

    By Maurice M. Iwu

    This comprehensive book documents African plants used for functional and medicinal foods. It contains more than 60 detailed monographs of African foods, describing foods with various characteristics such as prebiotic, probiotic, satiety, immune modulation, stress-reduction, sports performance,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    CRC Press
    Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  • Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third Edition

    Edited by Bonnie H. Ownley, Robert N. Trigiano

    Continuing in the tradition of its predecessors, this new edition combines an informal, easy to read style with a thorough introduction to concepts and terminology of plant pathology. After reviewing fundamental concepts, the book discusses groups of plant pathogens and molecular tools for studying…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    CRC Press

  • Heavy Metals and Other Pollutants in the Environment

    Biological Aspects

    Edited by Gennady E. Zaikov, Larissa I. Weisfeld, Eugeny M. Lisitsyn

    This important new volume presents a plethora of research on the distribution of heavy metals in soils and rocks of natural habitats, farmlands, and urbanized areas along with the factors influencing their bioavailability. The authors evaluate the content of organic matter, soil acidity, mineral…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Plant OMICS and Crop Breeding

    Edited by Sajad Majeed Zargar, Vandna Rai

    Due to the advent of state-of-the-art technologies in the field of biotechnology, much progress has been achieved since the last decade. OMICS technologies are being extensively used to address various issues pertaining to agriculture. Recent advances in genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Ethnobotany of India, Volume 5

    Western and Central Himalayas

    Edited by T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur

    Ethnobotany of India: Volume 5: Western and Central Himalayas is the last of the 5-volume set, an informative book series on the ethnobotanical aspects of India. The books cover different regions, including Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and Deccan Volume 2: Western Ghats and West Coast of Peninsular…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Ethnobotany of India

  • Horticultural Therapy Methods

    Connecting People and Plants in Health Care, Human Services, and Therapeutic Programs, Second Edition

    Edited by Rebecca L. Haller, Christine L. Capra

    Horticultural therapy has evolved from its use only by volunteer gardeners to become a recognized and respected therapeutic modality conducted by trained, registered professionals. Horticultural Therapy Methods is the first textbook to describe the processes and techniques used to provide…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    CRC Press

  • Silicon in Plants

    Advances and Future Prospects

    Edited by Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Vijay Pratap Singh, Parvaiz Ahmad, Devendra Kumar Chauhan, Sheo Mohan Prasad

    In the present era, rapid industrialization and urbanization has resulted in unwanted physiological, chemical, and biological changes in the environment that have harmful effects on crop quality and productivity. This situation is further worsened by the growing demand for food due to an ever…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    CRC Press

  • Cannabis

    A Complete Guide

    By Ernest Small

    Cannabis sativa is best known as the source of marijuana, the world’s most widely consumed illicit recreational drug. However, the plant is also extremely useful as a source of stem fiber, edible seed oil, and medicinal compounds, all of which are undergoing extremely promising research,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    CRC Press

  • Assumptions Inhibiting Progress in Comparative Biology

    Edited by Brian I. Crother, Lynne R. Parenti

    This book is a thought-provoking assessment of assumptions inhibiting progress in comparative biology. The volume is inspired by a list generated years earlier by Donn Rosen, one of the most influential, innovative and productive comparative biologists of the latter 20th century. His list has…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    CRC Press

  • Serotonin and Melatonin

    Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health

    Edited by Gokare A. Ravishankar, Akula Ramakrishna

    Serotonin and Melatonin: Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health highlights the significance of the plant sources of serotonin and melatonin in the fields of medicine, agriculture, and food science. Over the last few decades, an enormous amount of research data has…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-11-15 
    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 – 2016-11-15 
    Apple Academic Press

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