Book 2014

Biosystems Engineering: Biofactories for Food Production in the Century XXI

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ISBN: 978-3-319-03879-7 (Print) 978-3-319-03880-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-50

    Strategies for Sustainable Plant Food Production: Facing the Current Agricultural Challenges—Agriculture for Today and Tomorrow

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    Pages 51-76

    Mathematical Modeling of Biosystems

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    Pages 77-97

    Water Recycling in Biosystems for Food Production

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    Pages 99-128

    Biosystems Engineering Applied to Greenhouse Pest Control

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    Pages 129-149

    Sugarcane as a Novel Biofactory: Potentialities and Challenges

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    Pages 151-233

    Edible Ectomycorrhizal Mushrooms: Biofactories for Sustainable Development

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    Pages 235-252

    Integral Management of Lignocellulosic Biomass by Biorefining

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    Pages 253-275

    Microalgae and Cyanobacteria Production for Feed and Food Supplements

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    Pages 277-287

    Aquatic Biosystems: Applications in Aquacultural Engineering as a Sustainable Technology

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    Pages 289-318

    Natural Foods as Biosystems to Face Noncommunicable Chronic Diseases: An Overview

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    Chapter

    Pages 319-340

    New Horizons for the Production of Industrial Enzymes by Solid-State Fermentation

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    Pages 341-362

    Advances in Computational Fluid Dynamics Applied to Biosystems

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    Pages 363-400

    Instrumentation and Control to Improve the Crop Yield

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    Pages 401-421

    Control Strategies of Greenhouse Climate for Vegetables Production

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    Pages 423-454

    Plants as Bioreactors for Human Health Nutrients

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    Pages 455-476

    When Modernity is Not Enough: Towards the Construction of a Glocal Model of Agri-Food Production