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Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Cambridge Scholars Publishing's Agricultural and Biological Sciences books encompass original scientific research concerned with the advance of agriculture studies and the use of land resources worldwide. Including strategic and applied agriculture articles, the topics covered compose the history of agriculture, aspects of crop and animal physiology, modelling of crop and animal systems, environmental impacts, rural biodiversity, and advances in biotechnology.

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Under the Microscope

This volume presents a wood anatomist’s study of the Tripitaka Koreana, the world’s oldest surviving printing artifact from 13th-century Korea. Whereas existing research on this most comprehensive and accurate version of the Buddhist canon in East Asia has relied primarily on incomplete textual evidence and on less than reliable or...
£39.99

Vascular Function and Structure in the Rat Aorta

One of the inevitable consequences of ageing is the progressive widening of pulse pressure resulting from stiffening of large arteries. While a large body of literature has been devoted to understanding blood pressure, a parameter proven to be predictive of cardiovascular health, very few books are devoted to explaining arterial st...
£39.99

Adoption of Tissue Culture in Horticulture

Society provides human, physical and cultural resources for the growth and development of science and technology. In turn, developments in science and technology influence society. As such, technology and society are obviously in a reciprocal relationship, and all social institutions are affected by technology. Understanding the in...
£39.99

Towards Impact and Resilience

This book, consisting of 17 chapters, focuses on clarifying the challenges, issues, and priorities of Agricultural Education and Training (AET) in sub-Saharan Africa, and provides suggestions for practical solutions that can help guide organisations interested in furthering AET for agricultural development on the continent. It disc...
£59.99

Medical and Applied Malacology Crossing Boundaries

This book provides an overview of the XI International Congress on Medical and Applied Malacology: “Crossing Boundaries: Integrative Approaches to Malacology”. The event was held at the State University of Rio de Janeiro between the 25th and 29th of September 2012.A number of the plenary lecturers from the conference were invited t...
£47.99

Recent Advances in Biofertilizers and Biofungicides (PGPR) for Sustainable Agriculture

Global concern over the demerits of chemicals in agriculture has diverted the attention of researchers towards using the potential of PGPR in agriculture. This book contains many useful and important research papers pertaining to the use of bio-fertilizers and bio-fungicides for sustainable agriculture.This volume is presented in a...
£62.99

Chinese Food for Life Care

Chinese Food for Life Care explores traditional Chinese ways of eating, and the Chinese people’s opinions as regards the choices of food in various situations. It discusses a great variety of traditionally consumed Chinese food items, explaining why some items are more popular than others in the country, and why the Chinese people ...
£41.99

Animals, Deviance, and Sex

Animals, Deviance, and Sex proposes that “deviance” is a fluid term that advances cultural, gender, human, and societal norms, but “deviant” labels that presume unequivocally to segregate superior human morality from animal sexuality may fail to see the forest for the trees. A plain reading of the word “deviance” may suggest scient...
£47.99

Four Questions on Visual Self-recognition

Whether we like to admit it or not, most of us care about our own appearance: we spend some of each day in front of mirrors, invest our hard-earned money on grooming ourselves for both business and pleasure, and are increasingly prone to taking ‘selfies’. The basis of such behaviours is self-recognition, the process of identifying ...
£47.99

Cattle in Ancient and Modern Ireland

Cattle have been the mainstay of Irish farming since the Neolithic began in Ireland almost 6000 years ago. Cattle, and especially cows, have been important in the life experiences of most Irish people, directly and/or through legends such as the Táin Bó Cuailnge (The Cattle-raid of Cooley). In this book, diverse aspects of cattle i...
£47.99

Jawless Fishes of the World

Hagfishes and lampreys, both examples of jawless fishes, are elongated, eel-like animals lacking paired fins, and are the only living representatives of ancient creatures that gave rise to current species of fish and, eventually, humans. This volume provides an overview of the current status of knowledge on a variety of topics rela...
£73.99

The Land Agent in Britain

Despite the fact that their archives survive in volume and depth across the country, relatively little is known about the fascinating and complex role of the land agent across time. For the very first time, this volume brings together historians, practitioners and representatives of the bodies overseeing the continuing professional...
£52.99
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