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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 349.00
This book is the third volume in the Handbook of Zoology series which treats the systematics and biology of Coleoptera. With approximately 350,000 described species, Coleoptera are by far the most species-rich order of insects and the largest group of animals of comparable geological age. This third Coleoptera volume completes the Morphology and Systematics... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
this book brings together a variety of topics, covering the broad range of issues that are associated with deep biosphere exploration. In order to explain our observations from deep subsurface ecosystems it is necessary to develop interdisciplinary approaches, ranging from microbiology and geochemistry to physics and modeling. This volume will be of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00
Fluorescence Microscopy: Super-Resolution and other Novel Techniques delivers a comprehensive review of current advances in fluorescence microscopy methods as applied to biological and biomedical science. With contributions selected for clarity, utility, and reproducibility, the work provides practical tools for investigating these ground-breaking... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
?. . . includes some stunning images of Mexican and less-well-known Texas species . . . the authors have provided a unique and elegant publication that is truly an important contribution to Texas ornithology.? -- Great Plains Research ?Everyone interested in Texas birds must have the Handbook of Texas Birds , a marvelous book. It is full of up-to-date... more...
- Smithsonian 2014; US$ 39.95
From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history, as the country opened its society... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 50.00
Forests are in decline, and the threats these outposts of nature face?including deforestation, degradation, and fragmentation?are the result of human culture. Or are they? This volume calls these assumptions into question, revealing forests? past, present, and future conditions to be the joint products of a host of natural and cultural forces. Moreover,... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 31.99
Touching on indigenous Maori relationships with the now-extinct, flightless moa; the attitudes of Pakeha, or European, settlers toward sheep; the iconography of whales and dolphins; the problems of pest-control; and the pleasures of pet-keeping, this modern-day bestiary is a fascinating study of human?animal relations. In the book?s four parts, the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Ten Thousand Birds provides a thoroughly engaging and authoritative history of modern ornithology, tracing how the study of birds has been shaped by a succession of visionary and often-controversial personalities, and by the unique social and scientific contexts in which these extraordinary individuals worked. This beautifully illustrated book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95
Continuous discoveries in plant and crop physiology have resulted in an abundance of new information since the publication of the second edition of the Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology , necessitating a new edition to cover the latest advances in the field. Like its predecessors, the Third Edition offers a unique, complete collection of topics... more...