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  • Herbicide Resistance and World Grainsby Stephen B. Powles; Dale L Shaner

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 199.95

    Written by experts from across the globe, Herbicide Resistance and World Grains evaluates the weed and herbicide management systems in major world grain crops such as soybean, maize, rice, and canola. The book examines the impact of transgenic crops and new technology on resistance management. It provides background information and offers practical... more...

  • Sterile Insect Techniqueby V. A. Dyck; J. Hendrichs; A.S. Robinson

    Springer 2006; US$ 439.00

    The sterile insect technique (SIT) is an environment-friendly method of pest control that integrates well into area-wide integrated pest management (AW-IPM) programmes. This book takes a generic, comprehensive, and global approach in describing the principles and practice of the SIT. more...

  • Heat Treatments for Postharvest Pest Controlby J. Tang; E. Mitcham; S. Wang

    CABI 2007; US$ 150.00

    Due to the nature of agricultural commodities as carriers of exotic pests, importing countries have employed varying methods of pest control for postharvest products. Thermal treatments are emerging as effective alternatives to traditional methods. This book provides information of these increasingly important treatments. more...

  • Growing Foodby Tony Winch

    Springer 2006; US$ 119.00

    Answers questions about how food is produced from plants, and aims to demystify the subject of growing food. This book focuses on the technical aspects of food crops; animal husbandry, agrochemicals and genetic engineering are only briefly mentioned. It is intended for individuals and organisations that are involved with the production of food. more...

  • International Standardisation of Fruit and Vegetables - Table Grapesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    This publication presents illustrations and commentary designed to facilitate the common interpretation of standards in force regarding the quality, sizing, tolerances, presentation, and marking of table grapes by inspection authorities and professional bodies responsible for the application of standards relative to trade in this product. more...

  • International Standardisation of Fruit and Vegetables Melonsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    This book provides comments and illustrations to facilitate the common interpretation of the standard in force for grading melons in international trade under the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by the OECD in 1962. It is therefore a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and professional... more...

  • Micronutrient Deficiencies in Global Crop Productionby Brian J. Alloway

    Springer 2008; US$ 259.00

    A deficiency of one or more of the eight plant micronutrients (boron, chlorine, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel and zinc) will adversely affect both the yield and quality of crops. Micronutrient deficiencies in crops occur in many parts of the world, at various scales (from one to millions of hectares), but differences in soil conditions,... more...

  • Rice Functional Genomicsby Narayana M. Upadhyaya

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    Covers the spectrum of rice functional genomics. This book describes and discusses various bioinformatics tools and resources pertinent to rice functional genomics. It is useful for scientists involved in various aspects of rice research. It also covers exploitation of naturally occurring alleles and Oryza map alignments. more...

  • Advances in Agronomyby N.C. Brady

    Elsevier Science 1976; US$ 72.95

    ADVANCES IN AGRONOMY VOLUME 28 more...

  • Tropical Root and Tuber Cropsby V. Lebot

    CABI 2008; US$ 75.00

    Most of the world's poorest smallholders depend on tropical roots and tuber crops as their principal source of food and nutrition. This book compiles information on the origin, genetics, physiology, agronomy, pests and diseases and post harvest processing of these crops, while providing ideas for further research and development. more...