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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Tomatoes could not be grown commercially without the help of their wild relatives. A single wild species of rice has helped double rice production in Asia. Wild silk-worms are enabling India to expand its silk industry. A wild carp with resistance to cold has been used to extend Soviet carp production further into the north. Wild genetic resources... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made production more susceptible to environmental stresses and shocks.... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 239.00
The volume on Industrial Crop Breeding will be part of the series, Handbook of Plant Breeding. This volume will focus on the emerging area of plant breeding for sustainable production of transportation fuels and bio based products using the current advances in the field. The book is scheduled to consist of a total number of 30 chapters divided into... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 239.00
Plastids are the sites of conversion of solar energy into the chemical energy usable to sustain life. They are also responsible for the production of the vast majority of the oxygen in the atmosphere. Through these activities they play a unique role in the biosphere, producing two critical products upon which life on Earth depends. It covers in 21... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 50.00
For the past decade there has been an intensive international effort to characterize the genomes of several species of plants and animals. As the mapping and sequencing of genes has progressed, scientists have turned their attention to functional genomics, the characterisation of gene expression. more...
- Haworth Press 2003; US$ 69.95
The Handbook of Formulas and Software for Plant Geneticists and Breeders is an up-to-date reference source that eliminates the need for hand calculations of complicated genetic formulas and equations. Contributions from members of the C1 Division of the Crop Science Society of America include computer program codes not found in Statistical Analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 199.95
In today's world, we are witnessing simultaneous breakthroughs in reproductive technologies, genomics, and molecular biology. Advances in molecular genetic technology and understanding of the bovine genome have led to the development of tools that can be used to enhance profitability on cow-calf enterprises. Factors Affecting Calf Crop: Biotechnology... more...
The Industrial Revolution in America: Communications, Agriculture and Meatpacking, Overview/Comparison [3 volumes]ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 204.00
This three-volume set concludes ABC-CLIO's groundbreaking series on the Industrial Revolution as it played out in the United States, offering volumes on the communications industry and the agriculture and meatpacking industries?plus a concluding overview volume on the causes, courses, and interconnections among the industries that brought such dramatic... more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 250.00
This new edition reviews advances in embryo production technology, based on some 3500 reports that have appeared since the first edition was published in 1994. The work emphasizes the common ground between those working in cattle and human embryology. more...