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- Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 21.99
Jacob van Breda de Haan is known as the author of the name Phytophthora nicotianae n.sp., the causal agent of black shank, an important disease of tobacco. Who was he? Where did he work? What did he publish? He published in Dutch, 1896, in a Dutch colonial report series. Next question: what more on tobacco diseases was written in obscure,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 199.00
Food security has always been a major global concern and is getting more attention in recent years. In fact, the global economy and stability has been severely challenged by the precarious state of food security, which was exacerbated by a combination of sharp price volatility and disastrous weather conditions related to climate change. The book aims... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
This book is a compendium of knowledge, experience and insight on agriculture, biotechnology and development. Beginning with an account of GM crop adoptions and attitudes towards them, the book assesses numerous crucial processes, concluding with detailed insights into GM products. Drawing on expert perspectives of leading authors from 57 different... more...
- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 38.15
In diesem kulturhistorisch einmaligen Werk werden in Deutschland verbreitete Nutztierrassen - Pferde, Rinder, Schafe und Schweine - erfasst und in Wort und Bild vorgestellt. Die Darstellung der Tierrassen ist gegliedert in: - Zuchtgebiet und Zuchtbetrieb - Maßnahmen zur Förderung der Zucht - Äußere Erscheinung - Gebrauchszweck und Leistung Ergänzt... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Analytical Methods for Pesticides and Plant Growth Regulators, Volume XII: High-Performance Liquid Chromatography of Pesticides covers the important information on the analysis of pesticides by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). The book discusses the gas chromatography of pesticides, organized according to patterns of pesticide use (procedures... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
Re-envisages what we know about African political economies through its examination of one of the key questions in colonial and African history, that of commercial agriculture and its relationship to slavery. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Arguing that American colonists who declared their independence in 1776 remained tied to England by both habit and inclination, Jennifer Clark traces the new Americans' struggle to come to terms with their loss of identity as British, and particularly English, citizens. Americans' attempts to negotiate the new Anglo-American relationship are revealed... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 239.00
This book reviews papaya genomics, including genetic and genomic resources, progress in structural and functional genomics and their applications in papaya improvement. Explores the origin and domestication of papaya, breeding, molecular genetics and more. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 189.00
High yields and environmental control in crop farming call for precise adaptations to local growing conditions. Treating large fields in a uniform way by high capacity machinery cannot be regarded as a sustainable method for many situations. Because differences existing within single fields must be considered. The transition from former field work... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
Combining the fascinating archive of the first Duchess of Northumberland with the expertise of Jane, the present Duchess and the creator of the famous Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle, this illustrated gift book teall the story of the poison found within the plants that grow wild across Britain's countryside and teh medicinal potions that derive from... more...