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Sweet Potato Pest Management

A Global Perspective

by Richard K. Jansson & Kandukuri V Raman

<p>Sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam., is the seventh most important food crop world-wide. Of all root and tuber crops, it is second in importance to the white potato, Solanum tuberosum L. Despite its importance globally, sweet potato pest ...

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Sweet Potato Products

A Natural Resource for the Tropics

by John C. Bouwkamp

<p>It has been the goal in this volume to summarize the current level of understanding in a number of areas relating to sweet potato production and utilization. To accomplish this, a group of authors, each with broad experience in the selected ...

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Synthetic Biology

Science, Business, and Policy

by Lewis D. Solomon

<p>For nearly forty years, using recombinant DNA tools, researchers, and then businesses, have genetically engineered organisms by transferring naturally occurring genes from one organism into another. Doing so modifies the genetic code of ...

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Systems Engineering

Reliability Analysis Using k-out-of-n Structures

by Mangey Ram & Tadashi Dohi

<p>A substantial amount of research has been conducted on consecutive <em>k</em>-out-of-<em>n</em> and related reliability systems over the past four decades. These systems have been used to model various engineering systems such as the ...

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Target Sites of Fungicide Action

by Wolfram Koeller

<p>Target Sites of Fungicide Action presents a critical examination of the mode of action of antifungal inhibitors, especially the mechanistical aspects of agricultural fungicides and antifungal drugs. It provides an interdisciplinary approach ...

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Technical Barriers To Agricultural Trade

by Jimmye Hillman

<p>This book, presenting excellent material for policymakers, highlights many of the nontariff barriers which exist in agricultural trade and suggests that they are significant impediments to international agricultural trade.</p> ...

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Technology Systems For Small/spec Sale O Issues And Options

by Abbas M Kesseba

<p>This volume seeks a better understanding of the issues and options involved in the generation and transfer of technology to poor small farmers. It is intended to provide a fresh opportunity to develop guidelines for the future design and ...

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The Alga Dunaliella

by Ami Ben-Amotz

<p>This volume presents a state-of-the art research in biochemistry, molecular biology and medical application. A glossary of specialized terms is appended. Each chapter is contributed by an expert or group of experts dedicated to increase our ...

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The Art and Politics of Science

by Harold Varmus

<p><strong>A Nobel Prize–winning cancer biologist, leader of major scientific institutions, and scientific adviser to President Obama reflects on his remarkable career.</strong></p> <p>A PhD candidate in English literature at Harvard ...

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The Biology Of Social Insects

Proceedings Of The Ninth Congress Of The International Union For The Study Of Social Insects

by Michael D. Breed, Charles D. Michener & Howard E. Evans

<p>In this book internationally known experts provide a comprehensive view of current knowledge of social insect biology including much previously unpublished information. Particular emphasis is given to the relationships between social insects ...

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The Brain's Body

Neuroscience and Corporeal Politics

by Victoria Pitts-Taylor

<p>In <em>The Brain's Body</em> Victoria Pitts-Taylor brings feminist and critical theory to bear on new development in neuroscience to demonstrate how power and inequality are materially and symbolically entangled with neurobiological bodies. ...

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The Darwinian Delusion

The Scientific Myth of Evolutionism

by Michael Ebifegha

<p>The postulate of molecules-to-human evolution by natural selection (evolutionism), like creationism, cannot be demonstrated empirically. Therefore, the creationism-evolutionism controversy offers a choice between intelligent design by God and

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

by Charles Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from a common ancestry, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of ...

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The Ecology And Economic Impact Of Poisonous Plants On Livestock Production

by Lynn F James, Michael H Ralphs & Darwin B Nielsen

<p>First published in 1988. Livestock poisoning by plants has been a problem to the livestock producers of the United States since our pioneer forefathers first grazed their herds of cattle and sheep on the vast rangelands and pastures of this ...

ISBN: 9781000316124

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The Economics and Organization of Brazilian Agriculture

Recent Evolution and Productivity Gains

by Fabio Chaddad

<p><em>The Economics and Organization of Brazilian Agriculture: Recent Evolution and Productivity Gains</em> presents insights on Brazilian agriculture and its impressive gains in productivity and international competitiveness, also providing ...

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The Einstein Theory of Relativity

by Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

Whether it is true or not that not more than twelve persons in all the world are able to understand Einstein's Theory, it is nevertheless a fact that there is a constant demand for information about this much-debated topic of relativity. The ...

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The Endless Quest

Helping America's Farm Workers

by Philip L Martin & David A Martin

<p>A work which traces the development of US Government programmes designed to help migrant farm workers, showing how the programmes operate today and explaining why they are failing to remedy the problems they were designed to solve.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781000301007

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The Entomology Of Indigenous And Naturalized Systems In Agriculture

by Marvin K Harris, Charlie E Rogers & Carl Shanks

<p>This book highlights some agriculturally important plants and their associated arthropod complexes with a biological, as well as an agricultural, perspective. It discusses how limited knowledge of entomology may be used to enhance management ...

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The Evolutionary Ecology Of Plants

by Jane H Bock, Yan B Linhart, G L Stebbins & others

<p>This book presents a broad view of contemporary research in evolutionary plant ecology. It illustrates the broad spectrum of life history stages which affect plant reproductive success in some fashion.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781000301236

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The Farm Financial Crisis

Socioeconomic Dimensions And Implications For Producers And Rural Areas

by Steve H Murdock, F. Larry Leistritz & F Larry Leistritz

<p>After nearly a decade of prosperity, rural America entered the 1980s with its agricultural base facing a severe financial crisis. Land values, export markets and the general demand for agricultural commodities were declining while the levels ...

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