Agricultural Research Updates. Volume 10


Prathamesh Gorawala (Editor)
Srushti Mandhatri (Editor)

Series: Agricultural Research Updates
BISAC: TEC003000

This compilation examines agricultural research from across the globe and covers a broad spectrum of related topics. In this book, the authors discuss research including meeting the challenges of food security of 21st century by earthworms; the effect of organic sources of insect pest management strategies and nutrients on cotton insect pests; in vitro culture techniques; nanoscience applied in agriculture for food production; retrosynthetic strategies for the preparation of heterocyclic rings present in pesticides; application of soil and water assessment modeling tools in agricultural research; potato peels in the treatment of burn wounds; and enzymatic saccharification of lemon peel and antioxidative ability of saccharified peel solution.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Embarking on Second Green Revolution by Vermiculture for Production of Chemical-free Organic Foods, Protection of Crops and Farm Soils and Elimination of Deadly Agrochemicals from Earth: Meeting the Challenges of Food Security of 21st Century by Earthworms – Sir Charles Darwin’s ‘Friends of Farmers’
(Rajiv K. Sinha, George Hahn, Upendra Patel, Brijal K. Soni, Dalsukh Valani, Former Assoc. Professor & Vermiculture Scientist, Griffith University, Australia, and others)

Effect of Organic Sources of Insect Pest Management Strategies and Nutrients on Cotton Insect Pests
(Nabil El Wakeil, Adly Abdalla, Taalat El Sebai and Nawal Gaafar, Pests and Plant Protection Dept., National Research Centre, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt, and others)

In vitro Culture Techniques: A Tool for the Development of New Genetic Architecture in Vegetatively Propagated (Sugarcane) Crop
(Imtiaz Ahmed Khan, Saboohi Raza and Nighat Seema, Nuclear Institute of Agriculture, Tando Jam, Pakistan)

Nanoscience Applied in Agriculture for Food Production
(Javier Piloni Martini, Otilio A. Acevedo Sandoval and Norma Guemes Vera, Área Académica de Ingeniería Agroindustrial e Ingeniería en Alimentos Instituto de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Mexico, and others)

Retrosynthetic Strategies for the Preparation of Heterocyclic Rings Present in Pesticides
(Mario Perez-Venegas, Marco Brito-Arias, Biotechnology Unit, National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Avenida Acueducto sn La Laguna Ticoman México DF, México)

Application of Soil and Water Assessment Modeling Tools in Agricultural Research
(Lubos Matejicek, Institute for Environmental Studies, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Natural Science, Benatska, Prague, Czech Republic)

Potato Peels in the Treatment of Burn Wounds
(M.Subrahmanyam, Kamineni Institute of medical sciences, Narketpally, Telangana, India)

Enzymatic Saccharification of Lemon Peel and Antioxidative Ability of Saccharified Peel Solution
(Norihiro Takahashi, Yoshiyuki Watanabe, Natsumi Furutsuka, Taihei Yamamoto, Yoshiharu Okada, and Masato Nomura, Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Kinki University, Umenobe, Takaya, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan, and others)


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