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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 239.00
This book reviews the application of 21st century high-throughput OMICS" technologies: transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and systems biology, toward more complete understanding of the processes involved in seed development in different crop plants. more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 209.00
The world-leading contributors to Volume 2 demonstrate effective strategies for crop improvement and suggest priorities for future plant research. The book also elucidates strategies for translating current research into applied solutions. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 209.00
The purpose of this book is to assess the potential effects of biotechnological approaches particularly genetic modification on biodiversity and the environment. All aspects of biodiversity such as ecological diversity, species diversity and genetic diversity are considered. Higher organisms contain a specific set of linear DNA molecules called chromosomes... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 229.00
Sustainable Protein Production and Consumption: Pigs or Peas? is a book that presents and explores the PROFETAS programme for development of a more sustainable food system by studying the feasibility of substituting meat with plant based alternatives. The emphasis is on improving the food system by reducing the use of energy, land, and freshwater,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00
The basic concept of this book is to examine the use of innovative methods augmenting traditional plant breeding towards the development of new crop varieties under different environmental conditions to achieve sustainable food production. This book consists of two volumes: Volume 1 subtitled Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Tools and Volume 2... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 209.00
This book presents the fundamental principles of irrigation need assessment, water relations in the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum, and the principles needed to adopt the most appropriate approach toward irrigation development and management. more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 209.00
This book presents applied aspects of irrigation and on-farm water management, their methodologies, principles needed to adopt the most appropriate approach, technical details, and modeling aspects towards sustainable irrigation development and management. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 89.99
Adaptive management is learning from past management actions to improve future planning. In order to facilitate better adaptive management practices, this book presents lessons learned from case studies, providing managers ready access to relevant information. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 207.00
As the oldest and largest human intervention in nature, the science of agriculture is one of the most intensely studied practices. From manipulation of plant gene structure to the use of plants for bioenergy, biotechnology interventions in plant and agricultural science have been rapidly developing over the past ten years with immense forward leaps... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 229.00
Innovation has driven agricultural production and productivity growth in recent decades, with negative impact on the physical and social environment. This book offers new insights on harnessing innovation to the complex challenges of sustainable development. more...