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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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Urban Ecology Studies of the Amphibians and Reptiles in the City of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

This book summarizes all available knowledge about the species composition and spatial distribution of amphibians and reptiles in the city of Plovdiv, in South Bulgaria. It also traces the dynamics of their populations and communities, along the urban-to-rural gradient, in order to determine their frequency of occurrence in time an...
£58.99

The Ghrelin Receptor Gene in Animal Production

Ghrelin and the ghrelin receptor (GHSR1a) play a central role in growth hormone secretion, food intake, energy metabolism, and other important functions. This book summarizes the present situation of the GHSR1a gene polymorphisms and their genetic effects on growth and fatty acid component traits in domestic animals, humans and rod...
£58.99

The Therapeutic, Nutritional and Cosmetic Properties of Donkey Milk

This book explores the potential beneficial health effects of donkey milk, and provides valid scientific evidence for a better appraisal of this product. Milk is the most complete natural food available and is a basic ingredient of the human diet for both children and adults. Milk produced by all mammals contains basically the same...
£58.99

Ergonomic Operational Working Aspects of Forest Machines

Ergonomic forestry issues are extremely complex and multifaceted. The central questions in the ergonomics of forestry machines must also be applied in their development, design and construction processes. As such, it is essential to devote thorough attention to this issue and to carry out detailed analyses of all factors in order t...
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The Origin and Organization of the Bee Colony Apis mellifera L.

The book examines original information on the honey bee’s adaptation to a wide range of environmental factors, which have enabled it to adapt to life on all continents inhabited by humans. It shows that the origin of the bee colony is associated with its transformation into an integral biological unit, subjected to the action of na...
£61.99

The Coloured Atlas of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Jordan and Their Uses (Volume One)

The book introduces a number of selected medicinal and aromatic plants from cultivated plant species in Jordan. The species discussed here are illustrated in full-color photos and up-to-date information on species’ medicinal and economical values is presented. The book considers 209 species belonging to 67 botanical families which ...
£70.99

The Coloured Atlas of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Jordan and Their Uses (Volume Three)

This book introduces the second part of a collection of exquisite coloured photographs which illustrate diverse wild medicinal and aromatic plant species in Jordan. It discusses 279 species from 60 families recorded from 400m below sea level (in the Dead Sea and the Jordan valley) to 2000m above sea level (in the North), and from t...
£70.99

The Coloured Atlas of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Jordan and Their Uses (Volume Two)

This book introduces the first part of a collection of exquisite coloured photographs which illustrate diverse wild medicinal and aromatic plant species in Jordan. It discusses 281 species from 58 families recorded from 400m below sea level (in the Dead Sea and the Jordan valley) to 2000m above sea level (in the North), and from th...
£70.99

Genetically Modified Organisms and Regulations Concerning Biotechnological Products

Today, the world’s population is growing, but the amount of arable land is decreasing. About 820 million people around the world are suffering from hunger. On the other side, agricultural mega-companies are making billions of dollars from growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). GMOs grow faster and in greater numbers. This b...
£58.99

ICT and Food Security in Africa

This volume provides apt and timely insights into how a globalizing African society could use the array of opportunities that various applications of ICT offer to supply much-needed food sustainability for the people of Africa. Looking at the entire agricultural value chain, the book presents a viable empirical framework for engagi...
£58.99

The Future of Food

The destiny of humans is parallel to the destiny of food. If the latter is available, then the former will also be present. The definition of food today is very different from that of our ancestors, who saw it as a nutritious thing that may obtainable through collecting or planting. However, today, food can be modified genetically ...
£61.99

The Lochsa Elk Herd

Northern hemisphere ungulates occupy a variety of habitats of varying degrees of permanency. Populations that occupy drier areas must contend with different moisture patterns between years, but vegetation is relatively permanent, pending large-scale disturbances such as fires or heavy grazing. However, populations that occupy borea...
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