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  • The Gibbonsby

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 249.00

    An edited compilation of recent research papers on the socioecology, population biology, and conservation status of the small apes, this text is useful to those interested in the small apes, as well as in the gibbon angle on a number of primatological issues. more...

  • Bryozoan Studies 2010by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00

    Bryozoa, a colonial animal phylum with a long evolutionary history, remain widespread today, even recording ambient environmental conditions in their skeletons. This synthesis of current research in Bryozoology covers both extant and extinct taxa. more...

  • Epigenetic Memory and Control in Plantsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book surveys new understanding of epigenetic mechanisms as a determinant through which internal and external signals, such as those occurring during hybridization, reproduction and response to stress, communicate to activate plant growth and development. more...

  • Current Ornithologyby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 The Evolution of Normal and Reverse Sexual Size Dimorphism in Shorebirds and Other Birds.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Methods.- 3. The Shorebirds.- 3.1. Charadrii.- 3.2. Scolopaci.- 4. Patterns of Size Dimorphism.- 4.1. Sexual Size Dimorphism and Foraging Behavior.- 4.2. Sexual Size Dimorphism and Latitude.- 4.3. Sexual Size Dimorphism and Mating Systems.-... more...

  • Seabird Energeticsby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. Introduction.- 2. Egg formation.- 3. Energy cost of incubation to the parent bird.- 4. Parent-egg interactions: egg temperature and water loss.- 5. Eggs, yolk and embryonic growth rate.- 6. Caloric content and energetic budget of tropical seabird eggs.- 7. Metabolic responses of embryonic sea birds to temperature.- 8. Energetics of breeding Dark-rumped... more...

  • The Lateral Line Systemby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 139.00

    This book provides an overview of the key concepts and issues surrounding the development, evolution, neurobiology, and function of the lateral line, a fascinating yet somewhat enigmatic flow-sensing system. more...

  • Advances in Endophytic Researchby

    Springer India 2013; US$ 239.00

    This book examines the application of endophytes in cancer treatment in detail in order to understand their role in the cure of this life threatening disease. It also presents future directions in the field, which can form the base for further research. more...

  • Low-Oxygen Stress in Plantsby

    Springer Vienna 2014; US$ 189.00

    Featuring integrated data from discrete disciplines, this volume is the first on oxygen stress in plants and reflects the advances in our knowledge of the topic over the last decade. It is a comprehensive guide to the diversity of plant responses to hypoxia. more...

  • Deep-water Coral Reefsby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 319.00

    This volume provides a comprehensive and thorough scientific analysis and documentation of deep-water coral reefs around the world, highlighting the general geological implications for the understanding of ancient coral and carbonate reefs. more...

  • Hearing and Sound Communication in Amphibiansby

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 159.00

    As models for vertebrate auditory systems, amphibians have been the source of extensive, ground-breaking research on hearing, the nervous system and acoustic communication. This comprehensive review covers key issues in amphibian hearing and communication in depth. Topics are relevant to auditory research, neuroethology, herpetology, animal behavior... more...