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- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 449.00
Food quality is becoming an ever-increasing important feature for consumers and it is well known that some food crops are perishable and have a very short shelf and storage life. An effective quality assurance system throughout the handling steps between harvest and retail display is essential to provide a consistently good quality supply of fresh... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 199.00
Plants require nutrients in order to grow, develop and complete their life cycle. Mineral fertilizers, and hence the fertilizer industry, constitute one of the most imp- tant keys to the world food supplies. There is growing concern about the safety and quality of food. Carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, which, together with nitrogen, form the structural... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 369.00
This book contains 46 chapters, divided into 4 sections : A) 12 chapters on conifers, B) 14 chapters on fruits, C) 14 chapters on angiosperms, and D) 6 chapters on histology, bioencapsulation, protoplasts, cryopreservation, double staining and thin cell layer sectioning. The book provides stepwise protocols for somatic embryogenesis of a range of selected... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 339.00
Micropropagation has become a reliable and routine approach for large-scale rapid plant multiplication, which is based on plant cell, tissue and organ culture on well defined tissue culture media under aseptic conditions. A lot of research efforts are being made to develop and refine micropropagation methods and culture media for large-scale plant... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 279.00
Almost 95% of the world food requirement is met by 30 plant species and there is a great need to expand plant genetic diversity. This book examines research achievements in neglected and underutilized crop biotechnology to help broaden crop diversity. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 199.00
Genetic erosion is the loss of genetic diversity within a species. It can happen very quickly, due to catastrophic events, or changes in land use leading to habitat loss. But it can also occur more gradually and remain unnoticed for a long time. One of the main causes of genetic erosion is the replacement of local varieties by modern varieties. Other... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 399.00
Plant stress caused by drought and salinity are among the major constraints on crop production and food security worldwide. Breeding programs to improve crop yield in dry and saline environments have progressed slowly due to our limited understanding of the underlying physiological, biochemical, developmental, and genetic mechanisms that determine... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 339.00
Tree species are indispensable to human needs, whole breeding trees for sustainable production is a formidable challenge. This volume covers the breeding of tropical tree species and provides comprehensive knowledge to research, teach, and make policies. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 259.00
The core of this book comes from the international symposium on "Haploidy in Higher Plants III", (Vienna 2006), which attracted top international experts in the field. Other invited contributions have been included to provide a rounded view of activities. more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 286.00
This 2-volume series deals with both tropical and temperate tree crop species, attempting to compile available worldwide research on these subjects. This volume covers the temperate species of almond, apple, apricot, citrus, pear, plum, raspberry and walnut. more...