SpringerBriefs in Agriculture present concise summaries of cutting-edge research and practical applications across a wide spectrum of topics in agriculture with a fast turnaround time to publication. Featuring compact volumes of 50 to 125 pages, the series covers a range of content from professional to academic. Monographs of new material are considered for the SpringerBriefs in Agriculture series. Typical topics might include: A timely report of state-of-the art analytical techniques, a bridge between new research results, as published in journal articles, and a contextual literature review, a snapshot of a hot or emerging topic, an in-depth case study or technical example, a presentation of core concepts that students must understand in order to make independent contributions. Best practices or protocols to be followed .A series of short case studies/debates highlighting a specific angle.