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- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 295.00
This timely book provides an overview of natural products/botanicals used for the management of insect-pest and diseases. It will help readers to update and widen their knowledge about natural products and their bio-activities against plant pathogens. The volume explores activity, chemistry, toxicity and geographic distribution of plants. Discussions... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 70.00
Pesticides kill their target organisms whilst presenting little threat to human health and the environment. This book considers pesticide selectivity, by looking at the basis of selectivity of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and vertebrate control agents, and concludes with chapters on toxicology and the risks to public health and non-target organisms. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 229.99
Covers aspects of fundamental and applied nitrogen-fixation research, from biochemistry and chemistry through genetics, regulation and physiology to agricultural practice and environmental impact. This work describes progress on studies of potential catalysts for nitrogen fixation; how the N2-fixing process is regulated in living cells; and more. more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 290.00
Aphids represent one of the world's major insect pests, causing serious economic damage to a range of temperate and tropical crops. This book covers the biology of aphids, their pest status, and how to control them. It contains topics that range from insecticide resistance to chemical, cultural and biological control methods. more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 93.95
This book addresses herbicides and their use as an important aspect of modern weed management,and strives to place them in an ecological framework. Many weed scientists believe agriculture is a continuing struggle with weeds - without good weed control, good and profitable agriculture is impossible. Each agricultural discipline sees itself as central... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 165.00
Presenting the first book to focus on the importance of silicon for plant health and soil productivity and on our current understanding of this element as it relates to agriculture. Long considered by plant physiologists as a non-essential element, or plant nutrient, silicon was the center of attention at the first international conference on Silicon... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 94.95
Providing examples of the use of various computer programs for analysis of bioassay data, this book explains the statistical basis and analysis for quantal response bioassays. It acts as a reference for designing, conducting, and interpreting bioassays. It also discusses varietal testing of horticultural exports. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 106.95
This book begins with an overview of current thinking on bioavailability, its definition, cutting edge research in speciation and advancement in tools for assessing chemical bioavailability in the terrestrial environment. The second section of the book focuses on the role of chemical speciation in bioavailability. Section three addresses bioavailability... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00
This book is designed to meet the requirements of students belonging to undergraduate and postgraduate levels and researchers in the field of biological sciences. It contains information on biopesticides, a rapidly developing field of biotechnology, which encompasses aspects of its relevance to genetic manipulation of relevant organisms, environmental... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 64.99
Insect pests remain one of the main constraints to food and fiber production worldwide despite farmers deploying a range of techniques to protect their crops. Modern pest control is guided by the principles of integrated pest management (IPM) with pest resistant germplasm being an important part of the foundation. Since 1996, when the first genetically... more...