Environment & Agriculture Products

  • Green Science and Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Enoch Y. Park, Takayuki Saito, Hirokazu Kawagishi, Masakazu Hara

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of recent trends of green science and technology. Worldwide deterioration of environment and global warming threaten our lifestyle and the survival of all creatures. In order to weather these problems, we need to construct a multidisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25
    CRC Press

  • Rubber Plantations and Carbon Management

    1st Edition

    By Arun Jyoti Nath, Biplab Brahma, Ashesh Kumar Das

    With the increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration and the resulting environmental consequences for plants, it is necessary to consider the future of rubber plantations, an important source of latex for rubber production. In this volume, the authors explore the ecology of rubber…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24
    Apple Academic Press

  • Pedodiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juan José Ibáñez, James G. Bockheim

    Soil diversity (pedodiversity) is part of our natural and cultural heritage. The preservation of the pedosphere is essential for the protection of the biosphere and the Earth’s systems, the regulation of climate, and for world food security. In this book, reputed international experts discuss the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Coral Reef Restoration Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by William F. Precht

    "… this book is the first to describe, in detail, the art and science of coral reef restoration. It is to be hoped that the information that can be gleaned within the pages of this book will set a path towards continued preservation of this valuable underwater treasure to be used, appreciated, and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    CRC Press

  • The Biology of Marijuana

    From Gene to Behavior, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel S Onaivi

    Marijuana is the prototypical cannabinoid, and is one of the most widely used drugs in the world. Interestingly, cannabinoids are molecules found naturally in the human body and brain as well as in cannabis.This book provides an extensive reference on the biology of marijuana and the role of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Remote Sensing and Systems Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ni-Bin Chang

    Using a systems analysis approach and extensive case studies, Environmental Remote Sensing and Systems Analysis shows how remote sensing can be used to support environmental decision making. It presents a multidisciplinary framework and the latest remote sensing tools to understand environmental…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Carp

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constanze Pietsch, Philipp Hirsch

    Carp are the backbone of a growing aquaculture industry. They facilitate scientific progress as a model species in laboratories, cause concern for ecosystem managers as an invasive species, and mesmerize anglers as big game. In addition, ornamental koi carp fascinate hobby breeders. Biology and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Impact of Global Changes on Mountains

    Responses and Adaptation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Axel Borsdorf, Jürgen Breuste, Prakash Chandra Tiwari, Flavia Witkowski Frangetto

    Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world’s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America

    1st Edition

    By Frank N. Egerton

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America tells the story of ESA’s humble beginnings, growing from approximately 100 founding…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Phylogeny, Anatomy and Physiology of Ancient Fishes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giacomo Zaccone, Konrad Dabrowski, Michael S. Hedrick, Jorge M. O. Fernandes, Jose M. Icardo

    This book on ancient fishes unites the work of many specialists coming from different areas of biology. Hagfishes, lungfishes, Chondrosteans, and Holosteans constitute the main subject of study. Fossil records and extant species are compared to establish the conservation or the degeneration of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Science

    Plant Usage for Nutrition and Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luisella Verotta, Maria Pia Macchi, Padma Venkatasubramanian

    A truly integrated collection of research, Connecting Indian Wisdom and Western Science: Plant Usage for Nutrition and Health compares Ayurvedic and Western conceptions of wellness, healthy lifestyle, and diet. Examining the phyto-pharmacological, phytochemical, clinical, ethnobotanical,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Eel Physiology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Trischitta, Yoshio Takei, Philippe Sébert

    Eel of the genus Anguilla is an extraordinary fish, which due to its particular life cycle has fascinated biologists and physiologists ever since the pioneering works of Homer H. Schmidt in the 1930s. The Eel has become an excellent model for various aspects of adaptive physiological research.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

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