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  • Enological Chemistryby Juan Moreno; Rafael Peinado

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 119.95

    Enological Chemistry is written for the professional enologist tasked with finding the right balance of compounds to create or improve wine products. Related titles lack the appropriate focus for this audience, according to reviewers, failing either to be as comprehensive on the topic of chemistry, to include chemistry as part of the broader science... more...

  • Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pestsby David V. Alford

    Wiley 2008; US$ 339.95

    Oilseed rape, a major crop in many parts of the world, is attacked by a wide range of insect pests, many of which are of considerable economic importance. With the increasing demand to reduce agrochemical inputs on arable crops, the Commission of the European Communities supported a three-year programme in which scientific participants reviewed the... more...

  • Pesticidesby Frank Den Hond; Peter Groenewegen; Nico van Straalen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 287.95

    Despite a history of several decades of pesticide regulation, continuous innovation, and considerable practical experience with using pesticides in agriculture, the environmental impact of pesticide use continues to be of serious concern. more...

  • Optimising Pesticide Useby Michael Wilson

    Wiley 2004; US$ 263.00

    Optimising Pesticide Use brings together the wide range of scientific disciplines necessary to ensure best practice through monitoring what is used and improving how it is formulated and applied. The book provides: An in-depth exploration of pesticide optimisation from the view point of industry and research scientist A case study on the development... more...

  • Microbial Biopesticidesby Opender Koul; G. S. Dhaliwal

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    Biotechnological research has provided key developments in pest control agents, focusing on pathogens of insect pests as formulated biological pesticides. Emphasis has been placed on bacteria and viruses as they are well understood and easily manipulated. Microbial Biopesticides provides a comprehensive overview of the advances made in the use of bacteria,... more...

  • Chemical Pesticides Mode of Action and Toxicologyby J°rgen Stenersen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 129.95

    Environmental-friendliness, issues of public health, and the pros and cons of genetically-modified crops all receive regular coverage in the world's media. This, in turn, has led to increased questioning and investigation of chemical pesticides. Stenersen's concise and timely introduction to chemical pesticides describes these compounds according to... more...

  • Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compoundsby Mahendra Rai; Maria Cecilia Carpinella

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 320.00

    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...

  • Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environmentby Yi-Ping Wang; Min Lin; Zhe-Xian Tian

    Springer 2006; US$ 379.00

    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...

  • Fundamentals of Weed Scienceby Robert L Zimdahl

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 96.95

    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...

  • Silicon in Agricultureby L.E. Datnoff; G.H. Snyder; G.H. Kornd÷rfer

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 175.00

    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...