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  • Genetic Improvement of Mulberry in Context of Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maharaj Krishen Razdan, Dennnis T. Thomas

    Genetic Improvement of Mulberry in Context of Climate Change discusses recent research from experts in mulberry (Morus spp.), an important plant in sericulture industry. This book provides comprehensive information in a wide variety of research in mulberry, including: systematics, germplasm…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Bioinformatic Applications in Crop Improvement

    A Compendium for the Plant Biotechnologist, 1st Edition

    By Chandrakanth Emani

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of plant bioinformatics, encompassing biochemical, genetic and molecular tools available with a focused emphasis on genomic, transcriptome and proteome analysis. It also presents the agro-ecological and evolutionary aspects of utilizing plant bioinformatics…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biological Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Their Applications

    1st Edition

    Edited by L Karthik, A. Vishnu Kirthi, Shivendu Ranjan, V. Mohana Srinivasan

    Biological Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Their Applications gives insight into the synthesis of nanoparticles utilizing the natural routes. It demonstrates various strategies for the synthesis of nanoparticles utilizing plants, microscopic organisms like bacteria, fungi, algae and so forth. It…

    Hardback – 2020-01-02 
    CRC Press

  • Pythium

    Diagnosis, Diseases and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mahendra Rai, Kamel Ahmed Abd-Elsalam, Avinash P. Ingle

    Pythium is one of the most important phytopathogens causing significant damage to agriculture, forest, and nurseries, etc. It is an unseen enemy of the root zone of various plants and hence considered as "hidden terror" for a number of plants. An accurate diagnosis and identification of Pythium…

    Hardback – 2019-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management, Volume Two

    Management of Crop Diseases, 1st Edition

    By P. Narayanasamy

    Crop disease management strategies revolve around the principles of exclusion, eradication and immunization. Cultural practices are aimed at preventing or reducing the accumulation of pathogen population (inoculum). Development of cultivars with genetic resistance by transgressing resistance gene(s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management, Volume One

    Nature and Biology, 1st Edition

    By P. Narayanasamy

    Soilborne microbial plant pathogens including oomycetes, fungi, bacteria and viruses cause several economically important destructive diseases and the symptoms of infection can be recognized only after the pathogen has invaded many tissues primarily vascular tissues of susceptible plants. This…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22
    CRC Press

  • Mountain Biodiversity

    A Global Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ch. Korner, E.M. Spehn

    Originally published in 2002, Mountain Biodiversity deals with the biological richness, function and change of mountain environments. The book was birthed from the first global conference on mountain biodiversity and was a contribution to the International Year of Mountains in 2002. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management (Two Volume Set)

    1st Edition

    By P. Narayanasamy

    Soil has a versatile role in supporting the development of a wide range of organisms, including plants and microorganisms. Soilborne pathogens and root diseases are the primary limiting factor in many crops and tend to be very difficult to control. This first volume of a two-volume set introduces…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30
    CRC Press

  • Biocontrol of Plant Diseases by Bacillus subtilis

    Basic and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Makoto Shoda

    Plant diseases are a serious threat to food production. This unique volume provides the fundamental knowledge and practical use of B.subtilis as a promising biocontrol agent. In order to replace chemical pesticides, one possibility is microbial pesticides using safe microbes. Bacillus subtilis is…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press
    New Directions in Organic & Biological Chemistry

  • Miscanthus for Bioenergy Production

    Crop Production, Utilization and Climate Change Mitigation, 1st Edition

    By Michael B. Jones

    Miscanthus has been enthusiastically promoted as a second generation biomass crop, and this book provides a comprehensive review of this knowledge. Miscanthus, also known as elephant grass, is a high yielding grass crop that grows over three metres tall, resembles bamboo and produces a crop every…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Plant Systematics

    An Integrated Approach, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Gurcharan Singh

    This fourth edition of Plant Systematics is completely revised and updated. It incorporates the updated International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi and Plants (Shenzhen Code, 2018), the new version of PhyloCode (Beta version of Phylocode 5, 2014), APweb version 14 (September, 2018), revised…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    CRC Press

  • Asymmetry in Plants

    Biology of Handedness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bir Bahadur, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Monoranjan Ghose, S. John Adams

    Plants exhibit forms of asymmetry analogous to "handedness" in bilaterally symmetrical animals. This book explores the evolutionary significance and development of asymmetry. Examples of genetic control include the direction of tendril or stem coiling of many climbing plants; the so-called spiral…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    CRC Press

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