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Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management

1st Edition

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J.E. McPherson
February 15, 2018

Key features: Presents a brief history of past classifications, a summary of present classification, and speculation on how the classification may evolve in the future Includes keys for the identification of families and subfamilies of the Pentatomoidea and for the tribes in the Pentatomidae Explain...

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing

2nd Edition

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Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton
August 28, 2017

Key features - Offers a revised, updated, and comprehensive first-line management book for those working in animal care and use programs who have the responsibility to ensure the welfare of the animals in the highest quality research environment - Serves as an indispensable resource text for certifi...

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water: A Laboratory Manual, 2nd Edition

1st Edition

Neusely da Silva, Marta H. Taniwaki, Valéria C.A. Junqueira, Neliane Silveira, Margarete Midori Okazaki, Renato Abeilar Romeiro Gomes
November 19, 2018

Microbiological Examination Methods of Food and Water (2nd edition) is an illustrated laboratory manual that provides an overview of current standard microbiological culture methods for the examination of food and water, adhered to by renowned international organizations, such as ISO, AOAC, APHA,...

Seaweed Bioactives: Health Benefits and Potential Applications

1st Edition

Amit K. Jaiswal
November 15, 2018

Studies show seaweeds are valuable sources of structurally diverse bioactive compounds. These compounds exhibited various biological activities and beneficial health effects, This book focuses on four aspects of seaweeds research: bioactive compounds in seaweeds, their health benefits, effect of...

Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences

1st Edition

Ajay Vasudeo Rane, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal
November 15, 2018

This new volume, Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences. focuses on recent theoretical and practical advances in polymers and their blends, composites, and nanocompos¬ites related to their microscopic characterization. It highlights recent accomplishments and trends in the field...

Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

Deepak Kumar Verma
November 15, 2018

With contributions from a broad range of experts in the field, this volume, Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection, focuses on important areas of microbiology related to soil and environmental microbiology associated with agricultural importance. The...

A Century of Geneticists: Mutation to Medicine

1st Edition

Krishna Dronamraju
November 12, 2018

Genetics, like all scientific disciplines, is a human endeavor. Thus, the lives of geneticists - their friendships, colleagues and associations - play an important role in the historical development of the science. This book summarizes the history of genetics by reviewing the lives of the prominent...

Time and History in Prehistory

1st Edition

Stella Souvatzi, Adnan Baysal, Emma L. Baysal
November 12, 2018

Time and History in Prehistory explores the many processes through which time and history are conceptualized and constructed, challenging the perception of prehistoric societies as ahistorical. Drawing equally on contemporary theory and illustrative case studies, and firmly rooted in material...

Biochemistry of Cellular Regulation: Gene Expression - Volume I

1st Edition

Michael J. Clemens
November 12, 2018

Volume I of this series is focused on the organization of the eukaryotic cell genome, the mechanisms by which its information is transcribed into RNA and translated into protein and the responses of these processes to external influences such as hormones, mitogens and nutritional changes. Aspects...

Biocontrol Of Plant Diseases: Volume I

1st Edition

K. G. Mukerji
November 12, 2018

Each chapter is devoted to a separate aspect of biocontrol of plant diseases, and in general the chapters are arranged in order of increasing technical complexity. Since these chapters have been written by independent authors there is the possibility of a slight overlap or repetition of certain...

Antiviral Proteins in Higher Plants

1st Edition

Meyer Chessin
November 12, 2018

This book examines the rapidly expanding interest in plant-derived proteins as antiviral agents for biomedical purposes....

Continuous Cultures Of Cells: Volume I

1st Edition

Pete H. Calcott
November 12, 2018

This book aims to present as broad a perspective as possible to the subject matter. In the construction of the chapters, much has been left to the individual contributors. Some chapters have been written essentially up to the minute reviews of an application or use of continuous culture whilst...

Handbook of Animal Models for the Rheumatic Diseases

1st Edition

Robert A. Greenwald
November 12, 2018

Detailed methods of the most widely used and best established animal models and related approaches to the study of rheumatic diseases and their treatment are presented in this major reference book. The detailed description of each model allows the reader to select the model most appropriate for...

Biochemical Basis of Plant Breeding: Volume I: Carbon Metabolism

1st Edition

Carlos A. Neyra
November 12, 2018

This book presents a comprehensive survey of progress and current knowledge of those biochemical processes with greater potential for the development of superior cultivars: Photosynthesis, photorespiration, nitrate assimilation, biological nitrogen fixation, and starch and protein synthesis. Each...

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