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Food, Agriculture, And Rural Policy Into The Twenty-first Century

Issues And Trade-offs

by Milton C. Hallberg

<p>This book contributes to 1995 policymaking by offering information concerning an array of issues fundamentally important to the U.S. agricultural and food sector. It reviews a set of policy approaches for dealing with these issues, and ...

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Forensic Science

Current Issues, Future Directions

by Douglas H. Ubelaker

<p>Co-published with the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, <em>Forensic Science</em> presents comprehensive international discussion of key issues and future directions within the forensic sciences.  Written by accomplished and respected ...

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Fourth International Symposium On Pre-harvest Sprouting In Cereals

by Daryl Mares

<p>A major constraint on the production of high-quality grain around the world, pre-harvest sprouting in cereal crops causes substantial economic losses to producers and disrupts the processing, distribution, marketing, and storage of grain ...

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Functional Hydrogels in Drug Delivery

Key Features and Future Perspectives

by Umile Gianfranco Spizzirri & Giuseppe Cirillo

<p>The book deals with the synthesis and characterization of hydrogels specifically used as drug delivery systems. Each chapter includes the most recent updates about the different starting materials employed and the improvement of their ...

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Functional Plant Genomics

by J F Morot-Gaudry

<p>The openings offered by functional genomics reconciles organism biology and molecular biology, in order to define an integrative biology that should allow new insights about how a phenotype is built up from a genotype in interaction with its ...

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Functionalization of Molecular Architectures

Advances and Applications on Low-Dimensional Compounds

by Kazuhiro Shikinaka

<p>Low-dimensional compounds are molecules that correspond to various shapes, such as rod, ladder (one-dimensional compounds), and sheet (two-dimensional compounds). They are ordinarily found in electromagnetic fields. Recently, versatile ...

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Fundamentals of Fluorescence Imaging

by Guy Cox

<p>Fluorescence imaging, at macro, micro, and submicro scales, has revolutionized biological science in the past 30 years. Immunolabelling has provided precise targeting of molecules in fixed tissue, while fluorescent proteins have enabled ...

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Fungi in Ecosystem Processes

by John Dighton

<p>This new edition of <strong>Fungi in Ecosystem Processes</strong> continues the unique approach of examining the roles of fungi from the perspective of ecosystem functions. It explores how fungi have adapted to survive within particular ...

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Future Dimensions Of World Food And Population

by Richard G. Woods

<p>Is it possible to feed those who now are hungry in the world in addition to the billions of people who will be born by the end of the century? Or are we headed for an inevitable Malthusian catastrophe because the task is impossible? What can ...

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Future Remains

A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene

by Gregg Mitman, Marco Armiero & Robert Emmett

<p>What can a pesticide pump, a jar full of sand, or an old calico print tell us about the Anthropocene—the age of humans? Just as paleontologists look to fossil remains to infer past conditions of life on earth, so might past and present-day ...

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Gender Issues In Farming Systems Research And Extension

by Susan V. Poats

<p>This book is the product of an international conference hosted by the Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) Program at the University of Florida in 1986. The purpose of WIAD program is to promote an understanding of gender and its ...

ISBN: 9780429712814

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Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

Life Beyond the Human

by Irus Braverman

<p>Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever ...

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Georg Forster

Voyager, Naturalist, Revolutionary

by Jürgen Goldstein

<p><strong>“Marvelous. . . . Wonderfully imaginative. . . . Sparkling.”—<em>Wall Street Journal</em></strong><br />  <br /> <strong>“Stunning. . . . Read this book: in equal measure it will give you hope and trouble your dreams.”—Laura Dassow ...

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God's Son and God's Science

by Teresa Alexander

<p>Religion, Science, Spirituality, and Nature go hand in hand in this book. In choosing a category for this book, one choice was Religion and Spirituality. The other choice was Science and Nature. Ingrained in our society is a separation of ...

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Golf Turf Management

by Lambert McCarty

<p><strong>Golf Turf Management</strong> provides information on major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. The book features basic and applied information on available grasses including ...

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Gory Details

Adventures From the Dark Side of Science

by Erika Engelhaupt

<p><strong>Using humor and real science in the tradition of Mary Roach, this groovy narrative from the author of National Geographic's popular Gory Details blog illuminates the gross, strange, morbid, and outright absurd realities of our bodies,

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Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution

by Kenneth P. Dial, Neil Shubin & Elizabeth L. Brainerd

<p>How did flying birds evolve from running dinosaurs, terrestrial trotting tetrapods evolve from swimming fish, and whales return to swim in the sea? These are some of the great transformations in the 500-million-year history of vertebrate ...

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Hair Sheep Of Western Africa And The Americas

A Genetic Resource For The Tropics

by H. A. Fitzhugh

<p>Perhaps less than 10 percent of the world's sheep have hair coats instead of wool fleeces, but as an animal resource, these sheep are important far out of proportion to their numbers. Hair coats provide an advantage in the face of the heat, ...

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Handbook of Bionanocomposites

by Shakeel Ahmed & Suvardhan Kanchi

<p>Advanced bionanocomposite materials continue to be increasingly popular and are important for a wide range of scientific and engineering applications. In the race to exploit the unique mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of ...

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Handbook of Flowering

Volume V

by Abraham H. Halevy

<p>These volumes are an exhaustive source of information on the control and regulation of flowering. They present data on the factors controlling flower induction and how they may be affected by climate and chemical treatments. For each plant, ...

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