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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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Botanical Speculations

Ground-breaking scientific research and new philosophical perspectives currently challenge our anthropocentric cultural assumptions of the vegetal world.As humanity begins to grapple with the urgency imposed by climate change, reconsidering human/plant relationships becomes essential to grant a sustainable future on this planet. It...
£58.99

Proceedings of the International Conference on Plant Developmental Biology

These conference proceedings cover recent advances in the field of developmental biology in plants. The developmental processes explored here are mainly focused on photomorphogenesis, flowering time control and the circadian clock. The book will appeal to biologists, academicians, scientists, researchers and students, as well as re...
£61.99

Spirulina Platensis in Poultry Nutrition

Today, due to the high population of human beings, scientists are increasingly concerned with food shortages and searching for alternative sources of dietary protein, such as algae, insects, and worms. Spirulina represents a superior alternative source, as it has a high nutrient content without toxicity, and can be reared in many c...
£61.99

The History of Wine as a Medicine

This unique book is the first to describe mankind’s 5,000 year history of using wine as a medicine. Wine is our oldest, most documented and best preventative medicine. It reduces the rate of death from all causes by up to 50% by minimising vascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes by up to 50% and dementia by up to 80%.Th...
£58.99

Fire-Breathing Dinosaurs? The Hilarious History of Creationist Pseudoscience at Its Silliest

A dinosaur book like no other, this irreverent chronicle of science and pseudoscience takes the reader on a journey through numerous bizarre ideas about ancient reptiles. Were dragon legends inspired by human encounters with fire-breathing dinosaurs? Do the Bible and other ancient works of literature and art depict dinosaurs? Astou...
£69.99

Global Agricultural Revolutions, Trade, Policies and Vision

The perceived limits to producing food for a growing global population have been a source of debate and preoccupation for ages. Both experts and the public have been vigilant when regarding the world food situation and outlook. The global agricultural vision has recently moved from eliminating hunger and poverty to a new focus on f...
£74.99

Farming Is Not Big Gardening

This book is a light-hearted, yet informative narrative that discusses agriculture in the United States from a historical, social and financial perspective. It uses a storytelling technique to share the author’s widely varied experiences on food and farming as he sees it. Written in a somewhat satirical voice, the book contains a w...
£58.99

Good Hygiene Practices and Their Prevention of Biofilms in the Food Industry

This book highlights the importance of hygiene in the food industry with regard to biofilms, which can be found on the contact materials of various food production facilities, including bakery, brewing, seafood processing, and dairy and meat processing. Good hygiene practices in such facilities can prevent microbial niches and harb...
£58.99

The Global Carbon Cycle and the Evolution of Photosynthesis

The book deals with the problem of the interaction and interconditionality of the various processes occurring in both the earth’s crust and the biosphere. It proposes a model of the global carbon cycle explaining the nature and mechanism of these interactions, showing that the key element of this interaction is the photosynthesis c...
£58.99

Pesticides and Pests

Pests and diseases inflict a devastating impact on the quantity and quality of food production. Pesticides play a vital role in crop protection, although their excessive use poses a potential health hazard and a threat to food security and human and environmental safety. This book overviews developments on pesticides and pests that...
£69.99

Predictive Modelling in Food

This volume brings together papers detailing the latest advances in the field of predictive microbiology in foods presented at the 10th International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Food, held in Córdoba, Spain, in 2016. Predictive microbiology is a scientific area providing mathematical models to predict microbial behaviour ...
£58.99

Recent Developments in Plant Biotechnology

This volume explores advances in plant biotechnology, and focuses on the use of lipids and proteins extracted from different kinds of plants tissues in potential industrial applications. In fact, lipidomics and proteomics refer to the advancement of technologies, such as chromatography and mass spectrometry, to study lipids and pro...
£58.99
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