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Agriculture

  • Bacteria in Agrobiology: Stress Managementby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00

    The future of agriculture depends on our ability to enhance productivity without sacrificing long-term production potential. Using microorganisms such as plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPB) is one economically and ecologically sustainable solution. more...

  • Proceedings of 2013 World Agricultural Outlook Conferenceby

    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...

  • Plant Breeding for Biotic Stress Resistanceby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 189.00

    This book collects the latest advances and discoveries concerning breeding for biotic stresses, and biotic challenges to agriculture and food production. Reviews plant stresses caused by microorganisms, weeds and insects, and discusses how to breed for them. 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...

  • 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...

  • Natural Resistance Mechanisms of Plants to Virusesby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 289.00

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

  • Mycorrhizas - Functional Processes and Ecological Impactby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 159.00

    Mycorrhizal symbioses are central to the multitrophic interactions that impact plant productivity, competitiveness and survival. This book integrates current knowledge from research groups on some of the topics at the forefront of mycorrhizal research. 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...