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No Monkeys, No Chocolate
No Monkeys, No Chocolate
by Melissa Stewart
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Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 150 science books for children. She holds degrees in biology and science journalism. Recent books include UNDER THE SNOW (Peachtree, 2009) and the A Place for series (Peachtree). She lives in Acton,... (read more)

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Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia (Yale Agrarian Studies)
Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia (Yale Agrarian Studies)
by Kuntala Lahiri Dutt
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With this book Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Gopa Samanta offer an intimate glimpse into the microcosmic world of “hybrid environments.” Focusing on chars—the part-land, part-water, low-lying sandy masses that exist within the riverbeds in... (read more)

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Lost Crops of Africa: Volume 1: Grains (Lost Crops of Africa Vol. I)
Lost Crops of Africa: Volume 1: Grains (Lost Crops of Africa Vol. I)
by National Research Council
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This readable and engaging book dispels myths, often based on Western bias, about the nutritional value, flavor, and yield of these African grains. Designed as a tool for economic development, the volume is organized with increasing levels of detail to... (read more)

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Applied Weed Science
Applied Weed Science
by Merrill A. Ross
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This introduction to the principles of weed science prepares readers to analyze real-life weed control problems and to develop integrated, practical approaches to solving them. Comprehensive in coverage and unique in presentation, it blends basic... (read more)

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Seedlings (Modular Texts)
Seedlings (Modular Texts)
by S. W. Adkins
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Seedling establishment is the most critical phase in plant development, making the seedling an important area in basic and applied research. This new graduate-level textbook presents key topics such as different types of germination, the transition from... (read more)

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Genomics-Assisted Crop Improvement, Volume 1: Genomics Approaches and Platforms
Genomics-Assisted Crop Improvement, Volume 1: Genomics Approaches and Platforms
by Rajeev Varshney
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This superb volume provides a critical assessment of genomics tools and approaches for crop breeding. Volume 1 presents the status and availability of genomic resources and platforms, and also devises strategies and approaches for effectively exploiting... (read more)

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Plant Breeding for Water-Limited Environments
Plant Breeding for Water-Limited Environments
by Abraham Blum
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"In general, the book will cater to the needs of plant breeders, researchers/scientists, under-graduate, and graduate students in the field of agriculture. It is a valuable contribution to the current knowledge... (read more)

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Plant Breeding Reviews,
Plant Breeding Reviews,
by Janick
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Plant Breeding Reviews is an open-ended, serial continuation series of review articles on research in plant genetics, especially the breeding of commercially important crops. This detailed analysis bridges the gap between the specialized researcher and... (read more)

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An Introduction to Plant Breeding
An Introduction to Plant Breeding
by Jack Brown
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Plants have been successfully selectively bred for thousands of years, culminating in incredible yields, quality, resistance and so on that we see in our modern day crops and ornamental plants. In recent years the techniques used have been rapidly... (read more)

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Seeds Handbook (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)
Seeds Handbook (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)
by Babasaheb B. Desai
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Revised throughout, this expanded edition of the critically acclaimed and bestselling Seeds Handbook offers expanded insight into all areas of seed development. The author, one of the most respected scientists in the field, tracks the evolution of the... (read more)

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Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Species
Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Species
by James F. Hancock
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The genetic variability that developed in plants during their evolution is the basic of their domestication and breeding into the crops grown today for food, fuel and other industrial uses. This third edition of Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop... (read more)

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Production Practices and Quality Assessment of Food Crops, Volume 1: Preharvest Practice
Production Practices and Quality Assessment of Food Crops, Volume 1: Preharvest Practice
by Shri Mohan Jain
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This book focuses on the preharvest practices on the production and quality of food crops. Nine chapters are included in this book, which are: Effect of Preharvest Factors on the Quality of Vegetables Produced in the Tropics - Vegetables: Growing... (read more)

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Diversifying Food and Diets: Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health (Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity)
Diversifying Food and Diets: Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health (Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity)
by Jessica Fanzo
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Currently 925 million people are undernourished and 195 million children under five years of age are stunted. At the same time, over 1 billion people are overweight and obese in both the developed and developing world. Diseases previously associated with... (read more)

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The Peanut Plant and Light: Spermidines from Peanut Flowers and Studies of Their Photoisomerization
The Peanut Plant and Light: Spermidines from Peanut Flowers and Studies of Their Photoisomerization
by Arlene A. Sy
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Although peanuts are a common major crop, they have unusual properties, e.g., being one of the few plant species (Arachis) forming underground flowers, that have not been thoroughly investigated. Toward potentially breeding disease-resistant cultivars... (read more)

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Advances in Agronomy #81: Advances in Agronomy
Advances in Agronomy #81: Advances in Agronomy
by Donald L. Sparks, Ph.
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Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source of the latest research in agronomy. Major reviews deal with the current topics of interest to agronomists, as well as crop and soil scientists. As always, the... (read more)

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Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus Disease: Management, Molecular Biology, Breeding for Resistance
Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus Disease: Management, Molecular Biology, Breeding for Resistance
by Henryk Czosnek
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Ideally suited to horticulturalists and plant virologists, this highly useful text offers a multidisciplinary view on one of the major diseases of tomato crops, the tomato yellow leaf curl disease. It deals with epidemiological aspects of the disease as... (read more)

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Hydroponics
Hydroponics
by J. Benton Jones, Jr.
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This book is a down-to-earth overview of hydroponic systems being used commercially and by advanced hobbyists. Like its best-selling predecessor, this edition clearly explains the basics of plant growth, the different methods of preparing and using... (read more)

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Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding
Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding
by Nguyen T. Nguyen
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Global demand for wheat, rice, corn, and other essential grains is expected to steadily rise over the next twenty years. Meeting this demand by increasing production through increased land use is not very likely; and while better crop management may make... (read more)

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Plant Genetic Resources and Food Security: Stakeholder Perspectives on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity)
Plant Genetic Resources and Food Security: Stakeholder Perspectives on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity)
by Christine (edt) Frison
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The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) is a pivotal piece of recent legislation, providing a route map for the use of such resources for sustainable agriculture and food security. Plant Genetic Resources... (read more)

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Rsc Energy and Environment #5: Energy Crops
Rsc Energy and Environment #5: Energy Crops
by Nigel G. Halford
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The last few years have seen the concept of bioenergy and biofuels come of age. Rising oil prices have lead to more food crops being grown for energy as well as food. This has created controversy by adding to the upward pressure on crop commodity prices... (read more)

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