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Editors: Héctor J. Escobedo and Sergio M. Madrigal
Book Description:
This new book compiles biographical sketches of top professionals in the field of agriculture and food sciences, as well as research summaries from a number of different focuses in this important field. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-xv

Part 1 - Research Biographies

Elfatih M. Abdel-Rahman;pp. 3-4

Aamir Ahmad;pp. 5-10

Cristina Andres-Lacueva;pp. 11-16

Olga B. Belyaeva;pp. 17-19

Eugenia Bezirtzoglou;pp. 21

Anupam Bishayee;pp. 23-26

Gökhan Boran;pp. 27-28

Claudio Caprara;pp. 29-32

Luis Chel-Guerrero;pp. 33-35

Raymond A. Cloyd;pp. 37-40

Patrick T. Coates;pp. 41-43

Russell Conduit;pp. 45-46

Mª Luisa Fernández-de Córdova;pp. 47-48

Sona Franova;pp. 49

Susan Gross;pp. 51-54

Stephanie Grutzmacher;pp. 55-57

Norma Guemes Vera;pp. 59-60

Gilles Guillemin;pp. 61-110

Gerald M. Haase;pp. 111-112

Janice I. Harland;pp. 113-114

Serkos Haroutounian;pp. 114-116

Isidro Hermosí¬n-Gutiérrez;pp. 117-118

Eef Hogervorst;pp. 119-121

Olga V. Kamzolkina;pp. 123-124

María Gabriela Lagorio;pp. 125-126

José Carlos Marques;pp. 127-128

Inmaculada Mateos-Aparicio;pp. 129-130

Koji Mikami;pp. 131-132

Suhaila Mohamed;pp. 133-136

Todd B. Parrish;pp. 137-142

Antonella Pasqualone;pp. 143-145

Oscar Javier Patino Ladino;pp. 147-148

Leonel Pereira;pp. 149-152

Stavros Plessas;pp. 153

Steven Polyak;pp. 155-156

Ivana Potočnik;pp. 157

Isabel Ribeiro do Valle Teixeira;pp. 159-160

Francisco Riera;pp. 161-162

José Sebastião Romano de Oliveira;pp. 163-164

Dabbou Samia;pp. 165-169

Giedr Samuolien;pp. 171-173

Yaron Shor;pp. 175

Jorge Sineiro Torres;pp. 177-178

Heli Sirén;pp. 179-180

Yoshiro Sohma;pp. 181-182

Milan Terzic;pp. 183-185

Tsadok Tsach;pp. 187

Jelena Vancetovic;pp. 189-191

Inés Velasco;pp. 193-194

Elena Vismara;pp. 195-196

Radka S.Vladkova;pp. 197-198

Sarena Wiesner;pp. 199-200

Yan Xie;pp. 201

Minsheng You;pp. 203-207

Min Zhang;pp. 209

Part 2 - Research Summaries on Agriculture and Food Science

A New Technology of Deep Placement of Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizers for Promotion of Soybean Growth and Seed Yield;pp. 213-214

Advances in Food Science and Technology;pp. 215

Advances in Post-Harvest Treatments and Fruit Quality and Safety;
pp. 217
(M.Vazquez,J.A.Ramirez de Leon)

Agricultural Information Transfer Systems;pp. 219
(Deva B.Eswara Reddy)

Agriculture and Environmental Security in Southern Ontario's Watersheds;pp. 221
(Glen Filson)

Agroforestry as a Tool for Landscape Restoration;pp. 223

Agroforestry Development on the Canadian Prairies;pp. 225
(S.N.Kulshreshtha,K.Van Rees,H.Hesseln,M.Johnston,J.Kort)

Applications of Natural Products in Food;pp. 227
(S.Piyawan,Voravuthikunchai,B.Olawumi T.Ifesan)

Authentication of Virgin Olive Oil using NMR and Isotopic Fingerprinting;pp. 229

Bananas: A Concise Account;pp. 231

Cadmium Toxicity in Crops: A Review;pp. 233

Chitosan Hydrolysis by Non-Specific Enzymes;pp. 235

Climate Variability, Modeling Tools and Agricultural Decision-Making;pp. 237
(Angel Utset)

Colorado Potato Beetle Investigations in the South Urals;pp. 239

Corn Straw and Biomass Blends: Combustion Characteristics and NO Formation;pp. 241
(Zhengqi Li)

Defense Genes in Tomato;pp. 243
(C.Danve M.Castroverde,R.N.Nazar,J.Robb)

Developments in High-Pressure Food Processing;pp. 245
(Carl J.Schaschke)

Dietary Plant Products and Human Health: New Evidences about the Effects on Degenerative Diseases;pp. 247

Drivers and Restraints for Economically Efficient Farm Production;pp. 249
(H.Hansson,K.Larsen,Bo Ohlmer)

Earthworm Vermicompost: A Sustainable Alternative to Chemical Fertilizers for Organic Farming;pp. 251

Earthworms - The Soil Managers: Their Role in Restoration and Improvement of Soil Fertility;pp. 253

Earthworms - The Waste Managers: Their Role in Sustainable Waste Management Converting Waste into Resource While Reducing Greenhouse Gases;pp. 255

Flax Lipids: Classes, Biosynthesis, Genetics and the Promise of Applied Genomics for Understanding and Altering of Fatty Acids;pp. 257

Food Allergy;pp. 259

Food Crop Mineral Deficiency and Disturbance Stress Mitigation in Temperate Climatic Regions by Economical and Environmental Valorization of Agricultural By-Products;pp. 261
(Edward Someus)

Food Processing and Engineering Topics;pp. 263

Food Safety at Home: The Last Step of Food Supply Chain;pp. 265

Human Dimensions of Soil and Water Conservation: A Global Perspective;pp. 267
(Ted L.Napier)

Land Use and Climate Change;pp. 269
(Suresh C.Rai)

Microbes in Sustainable Agriculture;pp. 271

Middle-Sized Carnivores in Agricultural Landscapes;pp. 273

Milk Oligosaccharides;pp. 275

Nutritional Insights and Food Safety;pp. 277
(Jaroslava Svarc-Gajic)

Phylogeography: It's Importance in Insect Pest Control;pp. 279

Ratoon Cropping;pp. 281

Rethinking Structural Reform in Turkish Agriculture: Beyond the World Bank's Strategy;pp. 283

Spray Drying of Acai (Euterpe Oleracea Mart) Juice: Effect of Process Variables and Type of Carrier Agent on Products Quality and Stability;pp. 285

Starch Science Progress;pp. 287

Study of Hen's Eggs Behavior Under Impact Loading;pp. 289

Synbiotic Yoghurt - A Smart Gut Food: Science, Technology and Applications;pp. 291

The Economics of Natural and Human Resources in Agriculture;pp. 293

Utilization of Gelatin and Collagen Extracted from Skate (Raja Kenojei) Skin;pp 295
(Jong-Bang Eun,J.Shon,Ji-Hyun Eo,S.H.Jo)

Utilization of Olive Oil and its By-Products for Industrial Applications;pp. 297

Viscosity of Fruit Juices: Experimental and Modeling;pp. 299

The Role of Culture and Food Habits in Olive-Oil Purchase Behaviour: Evidences from Spain;pp. 301-302

A Comparative Economic Study of China’s and Australia’s Cotton Production: Differences, Trends and Analysis;pp. 303

Invasive Alien Plant Species: A Threat or an Opportunity for Pollinating Insects in Agricultural Landscapes?;pp. 305-306

Planning to Fight Speculation: Outstanding Influences on Land Rent;pp. 307
(Emilia Malcata Rebelo)

Contemporary Ecological-Economic Assessment of Contaminated Agricultural Lands: Problems and Prospects;pp. 309

The Role of a Geographic and Technological Based Index in the Agricultural Regional Income Convergence of Minas Gerais State, Brazil;pp. 311-312

Natural Protection from International Competition in the Livestock Industry: Analysis, Examples and Vietnam’s Pork Market as a Case;pp. 313-314

A Comparison of Hedging Strategies and Effectiveness for Storable and Non-Storable Commodities;pp. 315

Determinants of Crop Choices by Bangladeshi Farmers: A Bivariate Probit Analysis;pp. 317
(Sanzidur Rahman)

A Prospective Analysis for the Role of the CAP in Rural Economies and Related Research Needs: The Case of Greece;pp. 319

Milk Supply Forecasting for a Dairy Cooperative in the UK using Univariate Time Series Modelling Techniques;pp. 321-322

The Role of Agroforestry Development in Transition from Neoclassic Economy to Bio-based Economy;pp. 323-324
(Ryunosuke Kikuchi)

Sustained Agriculture: The Need to Manage Rodent Damage;pp. 325-326

Spate Irrigation of Rangelands: A Drought Mitigating Mechanism;pp. 327-328

A Stochastic Evaluation of the Validity of an Animal-health Survey in Uruguay;pp. 329-330
(K.Suzuki,C.Galosi,G.Echeverria,D.Satragno,F.Alzugaray, Torres,H.Guarino,A.Freyre)

Serological Monitoring of Selected Avian Pathogens of Commercial
Poultry Farms in Uruguay;pp. 331-332

Assessing the Seroprevalence for Abortigenic Diseases of Ovine Herds Based on Diagnostic Tests Applied to Individual¬ Animals in Uruguay;pp. 333-334
(K.Suzuki,G.Traveria,M.Cattaneo,R.Puentes,M.Martinicorena,J.Morena, A.Furtado,A.Freyre,D.Satragno,C.Acevedo,R.Nunez,J.Bermudez)

Land Titling and Agricultural Development;pp. 335
(David S.Jones)

Sustainable Irrigated Agricultural Production of Countries in Economic Transition: Challenges and Opportunities (A Case Study of Uzbekistan, Central Asia);pp. 337-338
(S.Rakhmatullaev,F.Huneau,P.Le Coustumer,M.Motelica-Heino)

Agricultural Production in China;pp. 339
(J.Huang McBeath,J.McBeath)

Social Labels for Agricultural Products ¨C The Extrinsic Quality Dimension of Fair Trade Certificates;pp. 341

Improvement of Plant Resistance to Pathogens and Insects by the Use of Genes of Protease Inhibitors;pp. 343

The Poultry Litter Land Application Rate Study-Assessing the Impacts of Broiler Litter Application on Surface Water Quality;pp. 345-346

Agricultural Runoff:New Research Trends;pp. 347-348
(V.H.Duran Zuazo,C.R.Rodriguez Pleguezuelo,D.C.Flanagan,J.R.Francia Martinez,A.Martinez Raya)

Effects of Agricultural Runoff Versus Point Sources on the Biogeochemical Processes of Receiving Stream Ecosystems;pp. 349-350

Processes for the Treatment of Dirty Dairy Water: A Comparison of Intensive Aeration, Reed Beds and Soil-Based Treatment Technologies;pp. 351-352

Evaluation of intertwined Relations between Water stress and crop productivity in grain-cropping plain area by using process-based model;pp. 353-354

Runoff and ground moisture in alternative vineyard cultivation methods in the center of Spain;pp. 355-356
Multi-functional Artificial Reefs for Coastal Protection;pp. 357-359
(M.Ten Voorde,J.S.Antunes Do Carmo,M.Da Graca Neves)

Massive Sedimentations at Coastal and Estuarine Harbors: Causes and Mitigating Measures;pp. 361-362
(Yu-Hai Wang)

Relative Sea Level Changes in the Lagoon of Venice, Italy. Past and Present Evidence;pp. 363-364

Sediment Dynamics and Coastal Morphology Evolution;pp. 365
(Francois Marin)

Seasonal Patterns of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Losses in Agricultural Drainage Ditches in Northern Mississippi;pp. 367-368

Global Change-induced Agricultural Runoff and Flood Frequency Increase in Mediterranean Areas: An Italian Perspective;pp. 369-370

Potential risk and environmental benefits of waste derived from animal agriculture;pp. 371
(Ajit K.Sarmah)

Animal Waste and Hazardous Substances: Current Laws and Legislative Issues;pp. 373-374
(Vlaudia Copeland)

Reprocessing and Protein Enrichment of Agricultural Wastes by Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion (TAD);pp. 375-376
(J.Obeta Ugwuanyi)

Fly Ash Use in Agriculture: A Perspective;pp. 377
(Wasim Aktar)

Pesticides : Use, Impact and Regulations for Management;pp. 379-380

Carbonization of Rice Husk to Remove Offensive Odor from Livestock Waste and Compost;pp. 381-382

Bio (Single Cell) Protein: issues of production, toxins and commercialisation status;pp. 383-384
(R.Rudravaram,A.K.Chandel,L.Venkateswar Rao,Y.Zhi Hui,P.Ravindra)

Coffee Processing Solid Wastes: Current Uses And Future Perspectives;pp. 385-386

Vermi-Conversion of Industrial Sludge in Conjunction with Agricultural Farm Wastes: A Viable Option to Minimize Landfill Disposal?;pp. 387-388
(Deepanjan Majumdar)

Agricultural wastes as building materials: properties, performance and applications;pp. 389-390
(J.A.Rabi,S.F.Santos,G.H.D.Tonoli,H.Savastano Jr.)

From Solid Biowastes To Liquid Biofuels;pp. 391

Computers and Electronics in Innovative Olive Oil Mill Production Chain: Development of Integrated Hardware and Software Systems for Control, Simulation, Estimation and Enhancement of Olive Oil Quality;pp. 393-394

A Methodology for Resource Assignment and Scheduling in Uncertain Environment and its Applications to Farm Work Management;pp. 395-396

Recent Advances on Agricultural Software: A Review;pp. 397
( C.Lopes,A.J.Steidle Neto)

Mechanized Land Application of Organic Fertilizers: A Review;pp. 399-400

Pesticide Models for Simulating Environmental Transport of Soil Fumigants;pp. 401
(Dong Wang)

The Fungicides: Chemistry, Use and Mode of Action;pp. 403

Green Fluorescent Protein - A Proven Tool for the Laboratory Assessment of Transformation Events and a Promising Instrument for the Monitoring of GM Crops;pp. 405-406

Building True Forecasts into Crop Disease Management Systems;pp. 407-408

Optical Metrology in Agriculture;pp. 409-410

Nutritional and Safety Assessment of Feeds from Genetically Modified Plants;pp. 411

Optimizing the Content of Nutritionally Essential Trace Metals in Chinese Cabbage (Brassica Chinesis L.) with Soil Applications of Compost or Nitrogen;pp. 413-414

Amplification of Small Interfering RNAs in Transgenic Plants;pp. 415

Downstream Processing Strategies for the Purification of Recombinant Proteins from Transgenic Maize: Chromatographic Evaluation of the Affinity Ligand 4-Amino-Phenyl-Oxanilic Acid;pp. 417

Banana Trade Worldwide: A Longer-Term Outlook;pp. 419

How Mathematics are Helping the Olive Oil Industry;pp. 421
(Jose S.Torrecilla)

Lignan Biosynthesis Enhancement in Transgenic Wheat;pp. 423

Brown Algae as a Feed Additive: Nutritional and Health Impacts on Ruminant - A Review;pp. 425

Animal Feeds and Nutrition Research: Conventional and Novel Approaches;pp. 427-428
(Peiqiang Yu)

Veterinary Drug Use and Environmental Safety;pp. 429-430
(S.Leston,M.Nunes,M.F.L.Lemos,G.Jorge da Silva,M.A.Pardal,F.Ramos)

Microbiological Safety and Quality of Animal Feeding Stuffs;pp. 431
(Marijana Sokolovic)

Effects of Selected Feed Compounds and Feed Additives on Gastrointestinal Tract Functions in Farm Animals: Health vs. Productivity Perspective;pp. 433

Application of Wavelet Neural Networks as a Non-Linear Modelling Technique in Food Microbiology;pp. 435-436

The Effects of Natural Antioxidants Dietary Supplementation on the Properties of Farm Animal Products;pp. 437-438

A Risk Analysis of Compound Feed Contamination;pp. 439
(M.van Asseldonk,M.Meuwissen,R.Huirne)

Use of Probiotics as Dietary Supplement in Cattle Goats and Pigs;
pp. 441

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