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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
The earth is continuously changing and evolving yet it is unclear how environmental changes will affect us in years to come. What changes are inevitable? What changes, if any, are beneficial? And what can we do as citizens... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 179.99
Addresses the question of what is allelopathy. This book examines the major episodes in the history of allelopathy such as: the writings from classical Greece and Rome; mediaeval Arabic, Indian and Chinese work; the advent of printing and promulgation of information in 16th and 17th centuries; and the 18th century and the theory of root excretion. more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2006; US$ 26.95
Takes us on a journey of the mind through the past of south-central New Mexico. This work introduces us to travelers who have tested the desert - mysterious ancient people who built cliff-top fortresses, Spanish conquistadors, old time cowboys yodeling classical poetry to their cattle, and modern range managers tracking livestock by satellite. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 79.99
Devoted to the chemical ecology of algae, this title covers both marine and freshwater habitats and various types of algae, from seaweeds to phytoplankton. It elucidates the roles of chemical defenses in various regions and habitats, DMSP, oxidative burst responses, and herbivore offense. more...
- Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 213.00
Volume 20 of this series deals with a variety of plant and animal ecology topics.**Despite much recent work on herbivory, little attention has been given to insect herbivores active below ground. Brown and Gange describe the ecological adaptations of insects to this abundant but poor quality food resource, and the responses of plants to this potentially... more...
- Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 213.00
Volume 19 in this prestigious series is the second under the new editorial team and benefits once again from their own special interests. The scope of this volume is wide, spanning aspects of plant/insect interactions and arthropod population dynamics to palaeobotany, the evolution of photosynthesis, and marine community ecology. Of particular topical... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 213.00
This volume contains five papers dealing with a wide range of plant, animal, and soil biological topics. Gray and his colleagues describe the origin and spread of the salt marsh grass Spartina anglica. The result of a hybridization at the close of the last century, this genetically uniform species has been extremely successful in its particular niche... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 213.00
This volume contains papers highlighting the diverse interests of modern ecologists. Areas covered range from modeling terrestrial carbon exchange and storage to the relationship between animal abundance and body size. Other papers address the free-air carbon dioxide enrichment in global change research; generalist predators, interaction strength,... more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 185.00
Algae are an important component of aquatic benthic ecosystems because they reflect the health of their environment through their density, abundance, and diversity. This comprehensive and authoritative text is divided into three sections to offer complete coverage of the discussion in this field. The first section introduces the locations of benthic... more...