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Agriculture

  • Integrated Pest Managementby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I The Origins of Integrated Pest Management Concepts for Agricultural Crops.- Evolution of Pest Control Practices.- Early Advocates of an Ecological Approach to Pest Control.- Early Pest Management for the Cotton Boll Weevil.- Shift to Dependence on Chemicals and to a Lesser Extent on Resistant Varieties.- Initial Impact of Organic Pesticides.- Return... more...

  • Biological Controlby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Section I: The Theory, Ecological Basis and Assessment of Biological Control.- 1. The Pesticide Syndrome?Diagnosis and Suggested Prophylaxis.- The Pesticide Syndrome.- The Suggested Prophylaxis.- The cotton picture.- The grape picture in California.- Conclusion.- Literature Cited.- 2. The Natural enemy Component in Natural Control and the theory of... more...

  • Beyond the Green Revolutionby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 On the Ecology of Theories.- The Growth of Current Theories.- Toward a Theory of Contextual Analysis.- Summary.- 2 Historical Seedbeds.- The Evolutionary Theater.- Developmental Plays.- 1492?1660.- 1660?1838.- 1838?1972.- Summary.- 3 The ?New? Seeds and the Logic of Their Growth (or Jack and the Beanstalk Revisited).- Résumé of the Development of... more...

  • Natural Resistance Mechanisms of Plants to Virusesby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 289.00

    Links classical biological information with recent molecular studies more...

  • Pesticide Resistance in Arthropodsby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    ..a useful review of the few practical tests of tactics. - The Quarterly Review of Biology; ..a useful review of the few practical tests of tactics. - The Quarterly Review of Biology; ..a useful review of the few practical tests of tactics. - The Quarterly Review of Biology more...

  • Physiological Effects of Noiseby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Introduction: Noise in Our Overpolluted Environment.- Adaptation.- Environmental Noise, ?Adaptation? and Pathological Change.- Resistance to Disease.- Audiogenic Stress and Susceptibility to Infection.- Endocrine and Metabolic Function.- Effects of Sound on Endocrine Function and Electrolyte Excretion.- Endocrine and Metabolic Effects of Noise in Normal,... more...

  • Ecology of Tidal Freshwater Forested Wetlands of the Southeastern United Statesby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 299.00

    This book studies tidal freshwater swamps, unique wetland systems that are especially vulnerable to human development and climate change. Coverage targets hydrological processes, community organization, and stress physiology of freshwater, tidally influenced land-margin forests of the southeastern United States. It describes the land use history that... more...

  • Micronutrient Deficiencies in Global Crop Productionby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 259.00

    A deficiency of one or more of the eight plant micronutrients (boron, chlorine, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel and zinc) will adversely affect both the yield and quality of crops. Micronutrient deficiencies in crops occur in many parts of the world, at various scales (from one to millions of hectares), but differences in soil conditions,... more...

  • Wurzelinduzierte Bodenvorgängeby

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 49.99

    Von einer nachhaltigen Landnutzung wird neben der Erzeugung hochwertiger Produkte auch die Bewahrung der Funktionsfähigkeit von Ökosystemen erwartet. Vor allem die Entwicklung der Pflanzen und des durchwurzelten Bodens kennzeichnen naturnahe als auch agrarische Ökosysteme. Um deren Belastbarkeit und Stabilität einschätzen zu können, sind Kenntnisse... more...

  • Signal Transduction in Plantsby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 199.00

    1. Differential Perception of Environmental Light by Phytochromes; M. Furuya. 2. Functions and Actions of Arabidopsis phytochromes; K.J. Halliday, et al. 3. Signal Transduction in Photomorphogenesis: Intracellular Partitioning of Factors and Photoreceptors; E. Schäfer, et al. 4. Molecular Genetic Analysis of Constitutively Photomorphogenic Mutants... more...