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Hybrid Rice Seed Production : Theories And Techniques.

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(2018)  | 9789814295345 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book
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Extensive research has established that hybrid rice has more than 20% yield advantage over improved inbred varieties. Increasing seed production yields guarantees the quantity and quality of hybrid rice seed required for hybrid rice production in China, hence decreasing the costs for hybrid rice seed...

Molecular aspects of plant-pathogen interaction.

Singh, Archana. Singh, Indrakant K.
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(2018)  | 9789811073700 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 351pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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The book offers an integrated overview of plant–pathogen interactions. It discusses all the steps in the pathway, from the microbe–host-cell interface and the plant’s recognition of the microbe to the plant’s defense response and biochemical alterations to achieve tolerance / resistance. It also sheds...

Downy mildew disease of crucifers: biology, ecology and disease management.

Meena, Prabhu Dayal. Mehta, Naresh. Saharan, Govind Singh.
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(2018)  | 9789811074998 | Springer | hbk. | book | lvi, 357pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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The book reviews key developments in downy mildew research, including the disease, its distribution, symptomatology, host range, yield losses, and disease assessment; the pathogen, its taxonomy, morphology, phylogeny, variability, sporulation, survival and perpetuation, spore germination, infection,...

Rice genomics, genetics and breeding.

Ashikari, Motoyuki. Sasaki, Takuji.
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(2018)  | 9789811074608 | Springer | hbk. | book | vii, 556pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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This book presents the latest advances in rice genomics, genetics and breeding, with a special focus on their importance for rice biology and how they are breathing new life into traditional genetics. Rice is the main staple food for more than half of the world’s population. Accordingly, sustainable...

Native Plants for New England Gardens

Richardson, Mark.
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(2018)  | 9781493029259 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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The essential gardener’s guide to growing native in New England Plants nativeto New England evolved to thrive in local conditions and survive harsh seasons.Native Plants for New England Gardens culls the expertise of the New EnglandWild Flower Society to help anyone create lovely, hardy gardens that...

Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Technology: A Problem Solving Approach

Field, Harry. Long, John.
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(2018)  | 9783319696782 | Springer | pbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | xvii, 484pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Technology: A problem Solving Approach is an invaluable text for agriculture students at the introductory level. The fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and reorganized to meet the current units and standards of the American Society of Agricultural and...

Integrating Landscapes : Agroforestry for Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty

Montagnini, Florencia.
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(2018)  | 9783319693705 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 501pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Preface; Florencia Montagnini.- Section 1. Agroforestry challenges and alternatives.- 1. Introduction: Challenges for agroforestry in the new millennium; Florencia Montagnini.- 2. The contribution of agroforestry to Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition,...

Ethics and politics of the built environment : gardens of the anthropocene.

Di, Paola Marcello.
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(2018)  | 9783319711645 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 165pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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?This book proposes and defends the practice of urban gardening as an ecologically and socially beneficial, culturally innovative, morally appropriate, ethically uplifting, and politically incisive way for individuals and variously networked collectives to contribute to a successful management of some...

Sustainable goat production in adverse environments - local goat breeds.

Gutierrez, Carlos. Simões, João.
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(2018)  | 9783319712932 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 273pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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ForewordPreface “Think global, act local”Introductory Chapter: Goats in Arid and Mountain AreasJuan Capote Section I Asia Chapter 2 Adaptation Strategies to Sustain Osmanabadi Goat Production in a Changing Climate Scenario Veerasamy Sejian, Govindan Krishnan, Madiajagan Bagath, Shalini Vaswani, Mallenahally...

Financing Agriculture Value Chains in India: Challenges and Opportunities

Ashok, M. V. Joshi, P. K. Mani, Gyanendra.
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(2018)  | 9789811059568 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 263pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book examines the successful private, public and civil society models of agriculture value chains in India and addresses relevant challenges and opportunities to improve their efficiency and inclusiveness. It promotes the value-chain approach as a tool to improve access to finance for small holder...

The Potato Genome

Kumar, Chakrabarti Swarup. Kumar, Tiwari Jagesh. Xie, Conghua.
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(2018)  | 9783319661339 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 326pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book describes the historical importance of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.),potato genetic resources and stocks (including S. tuberosum group Phureja DM1-3 516 R44, a unique doubled monoploid homozygous line) used for potato genome sequencing. It also discusses strategies and tools for high-throughput...

The Chickpea Genome

Muehlbauer, Fred. Thudi, Mahendar. Varshney, Rajeev K.
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(2018)  | 9783319661155 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 142pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book sheds new light on the chickpea genome sequencing and resequencing of chickpea germplasm lines and provides insights into classical genetics, cytogenetics, and trait mapping. It also offers an overview of the latest advances in genome sequencing and analysis. The growing human population,...

Sustainable goat production in adverse environments volume i welfare, health and breeding.

Gutierrez, Carlos. Simões, João.
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(2018)  | 9783319718545 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxix, 539pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Section I Sustainability and Socio-Economic Aspects in Goat Production1 Introductory chapter (S. Yan Landau)2 Sustainability of Local Goat Genetic Resources in the Mediterranean Region (Dehouegnon Jerry Agossou and Nazan Koluman)3 Socio-economic Aspects of Goat Farming in Arid Environments (Nazan Koluman...

Green urea for future sustainability.

Yahya, Noorhana.
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(2018)  | 9789811075773 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 145pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book presents a game changing technology of lower energy-intensive urea production of urea which is used as fertilizer. The technology, from a resource to a knowledge-intensive based industry, investigates a new synthesis approach employing electromagnetic induction and nano-catalyst at lower energy...

Handbook of Florists' Crops Diseases

Elmer, Wade H. McGovern, Robert J.
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(2018)  | 9783319396682 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 1365pp | Availability last checked: 9/2/2018
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Chapters outline up-to-date strategies regarding breeding, chemical and biological control, cultural and environmental manipulation, diagnosis, nutrition, and sanitation and how these approaches directly influence ornamental plant health. This book is a presentation of the latest techniques for disease...

 

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