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Crop Science

  • Nicotinoid Insecticides and the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptorby

    Springer Japan 2012; US$ 339.00

    The nicotinoids are the most important new class of pesticides, joining the organophosphorus compounds, methylcarbamates, and pyrethroids as the major insecticides. Recently, imidacloprid and related nicotinoids have begun replacing organophosphorus and m more...

  • Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 33by

    Wiley 2010; US$ 230.00

    Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. Many of the crops widely grown today stem from a very narrow genetic base; understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. The emphasis... more...

  • Multilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plantsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 235.00

    The Dictionary contains the names of nearly 2500 plant species, in some cases including subspecies and varieties. Tropical crops from all parts of the world receive the same attention as those from the temperate zone. Common names are given not only in English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish but also in many other languages, where such... more...

  • Analysis of Pesticides in Ground and Surface Water Iby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 99.00

    Public concern is being increasingly directed to pesticides and their residues in ground and surface waters. Water - one of the necessities of life - has to be kept clean for man and the environment. Part I and II of this book describe in an authoritative way all aspects of modern analysis of pesticides in water by the consequent use of hyphenated... more...

  • The Straw Manualby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    This book is not about what might be done with straw one day. It is about what can be done with it right now on the farm. It is about today's technology, allowing decisions to be made about what to do with straw this year in order to minimize costs, minimize management problems and maximize yields and profits. It can be read cover to cover, chapter... more...

  • Brassicas and Legumes From Genome Structure to Breedingby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 299.00

    Genome sequence studies have become more and more important for plant breeding. Brassicas and Legumes: From Genome Structure to Breeding comprises 16 chapters and presents both an overview and the latest results of this rapidly expanding field. Topics cov more...

  • Transgenic Crops IIby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    There has been tremendous progress in the genetic transformation of agricultural crops, and plants resistant to insects, herbicides, and diseases have been produced, field tested, and patented. This book compiles this information on various fruits and vegetables. more...

  • Bananas and Plantainsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 449.00

    In a field of mature bananas, plants can be seen at all stages of vegetative growth and fruit maturity, providing a fascination for anyone who has an interest in growing crops. Banana farmers in the tropics can harvest fruit every day of the year. The absence of seasonality in production is an advantage, in that it provides a continuity of carbohydrate... more...

  • Viability of Seedsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    From prehistoric times man has had a pecial s relationship with seed plants - as a source of food, materials for tools, buildings, clothing and pharmaceuticals, and for ornamenting his surroundings for his own delight (probably in that chronological order which, incidentally, also gives some indication ofthe priorities oflife). Today man's most important... more...

  • Supplemental Irrigation in the Near East and North Africaby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Proceedings of a Workshop on Regional Consultation on Supplementary Irrigation, ICARDA and FAO, Rabat, Morocco, December 7-9, 1987 more...