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  • Horticultural Reviewsby Jules Janick

    Wiley 2014; US$ 225.00

    Horticultural Reviews Volume 42     (Note:  Delete contact information from “Contents”). Table of Contents Dedication: Pinhas Spiegel-Roy Eliezer E. Goldschmidt 1. Ornamental Palms: Biology and Horticulture T.K. Broschat, D.R. Hodel, and M.L. Elliott 2. Nitric Oxide Applications for Quality... more...

  • Plant Abiotic Stressby Matthew A. Jenks; Paul M. Hasegawa

    Wiley 2013; US$ 205.95

    A fully revised review of the latest research in molecular basis of plant abiotic stress response and adaptation Abiotic stressors are non-living environmental stressors that can have a negative impact on a plants ability to grow and thrive in a given environment. Stressors can range from temperature stress (both extreme heat and extreme cold)... more...

  • Horticultural Reviewsby Jules Janick

    Wiley 2013; US$ 232.00

    This latest volume in the Horticultural Reviews Series presents the most recent analyses of innovations in horticultural science and technology. Covering both basic and applied research, Volume 41 incorporates a wide variety of horticultural topics including the horticulture of fruits, vegetables, nut crops, and ornamentals. Specialized researchers... more...

  • Adam's Navelby Michael Sims

    Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.00

    "This body?and bawdy?Baedeker should inspire readers to do some navel-gazing of their own." ? Entertainment Weekly "A truly eclectic mix of cultural, scientific and literary perspectives on the bits and pieces that make up a human body." ? Minneapolis Star Tribune more...

  • Preservation and Shelf Life Extensionby Tatiana Koutchma

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 39.95

    Preservation and Shelf Life Extension focuses on the basic principles of ultraviolet light technology as applied in low-UV transmittance treatments of food fluids and solid foods. It describes the features of UV light absorption in food fluids and available commercial systems, and provides case studies for UV treatment of fresh juices, dairy products,... more...

  • The arena of everyday lifeby Carja Butijn; Johan van Ophem; Gerda Casimir

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 59.99

    In this book nine authors look back and forward at developments in the sociology of consumers and households. Coverage includes livelihood and the household, health, microfinance and entrepreneurship, and home-work balance of telecommuters. more...

  • Energy and protein metabolism and nutrition in sustainable animal productionby James W. Oltjen; E. Kebreab; Hélène Lapierre

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 159.00

    As world population increases, demand for food and particularly animal products is expected to grow substantially. Because of limited area for expansion of animal agriculture and growing consumer concern for the environmental impact of animal production, gains in animal efficiency will have to be part of the solution. This book addresses key issues... more...

  • Consumer attitudes to food quality productsby Marija Klopcic; Abele Kuipers; Jean-François Hocquette

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 119.00

    This book includes articles covering aspects of food consumer science and research trends as well as a series of country reports, with emphasis on Southern Europe. It devotes special attention to the consumer. more...

  • Amino Acids in Higher Plantsby J. P. F. D'Mello

    CABI 2015; US$ 290.00

    Amino acids play a role in the defence mechanisms and stress responses of plants, as well as in food quality and safety for humans and animals. Recent advances in the field make a comprehensive overview of the information a necessity; this book collates chapters on plant enzymes and metabolism, modulation, molecular aspects and secondary products.... more...

  • Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviationby Dilys Roe; Joanna Elliott; Chris Sandbrook; Matt Walpole

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.95

    Biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation are both important societal goals demanding increasing international attention. While they may seem to be unrelated, the international policy frameworks that guide action to address them make an explicit assumption that conserving biodiversity  will help to tackle global poverty. Part of the Conservation... more...