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  • Ecology of Cyanobacteria IIby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 149.00

    Cyanobacteria have existed for 3.5 billion years, yet they remain our planet?s most important photosynthetic organisms for cycling carbon and nitrogen. This updated edition covers the latest research in molecular biology on these vital agents of the ecosystem. more...

  • Evolutionary Strategies of Parasitic Insects and Mitesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Page.- The Parasitic Way of Life and its Consequences.- Approaches to the study of parasitic arthropods.- Evolutionary consequences of the parasitic habit.- Consequences for the parasite.- Consequences for the host.- Conclusions.- Some Components in an Evolutionary Biology of Parasites.- Biochemical Coevolution between Parasitoids and their Hosts.-... more...

  • Planthoppersby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 299.00

    The text is clearly organized. The chapter summaries are particularly useful............The last chapter is the most interesting as it details the problems and solutions of implementing an effective IPM educational program in rural Asia...........It is a useful compilation of scattered data...Over 1700 references are listed, of which 83% represent... more...

  • Neurotoxicology of Insecticides and Pheromonesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Introduction: Nervous System as a Target Site of Pheromones and Insecticides.- Pheromone Perception in Lepidoptera.- Pheromone and Host Odor Perception.- Chemoreceptor Proteins.- Mode of Action of Insecticides: Insights Gained from Neurophysiological Preparations of Intact or Dissected Insects.- An Analysis of the Temperature-Dependence of the Toxicity... more...

  • Charles Darwinby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 29.99

    Originaltext und ausführlicher historischer Kommentar von Uwe Hoßfeld und Lennart Olsson. Dieses Buch bietet neben den berühmten Darwin-Wallace-Papers drei weitere frühe Schriften Charles Darwins, die seine ersten Schritte zu einer umfassenden Theorie der Evolution markieren und gewissermaßen die Vorgeschichte der Origins of Species erzählen. In höchst... more...

  • Trophic and Guild Interactions in Biological Controlby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 259.00

    This book origins from a symposium we organized in May 2005 at a joint meeting of the Biocontrol Network of Canada and the International Organization for Biological Control in Magog, Québec, Canada. During this symposium, we discussed concepts of direct and indirect interactions among natural enemies of herbivores in natural and agricultural ecosystems... more...

  • Biorational Control of Arthropod Pestsby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 239.00

    Various approaches for arthropod pest control is the subject of this book. Among the highlights of the book is the use of selective control agents acting on specific biochemical sites. Another highlight is the novel biotechnology control strategies discussed. more...

  • Trends in Research in Ephemeroptera and Plecopteraby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 289.00

    ` ...fascinating, in particular Peter Grant's paper on mayflies as food. ...a useful introduction to Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera for the beginner, whilst for the specialist it provides a comprehensive review of knowledge on Ephemeropter and Plecoptera around the world. ' Craig Macadam, Bulletin in Entomological Research, 92 (2002) more...

  • Pediatric Cancer, Volume 4by

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 239.00

    This book focuses on brain tumors, the most common tumors and the leading cause of cancer-related death in children. The contents are organized in seven sections: Neuroblastoma, Medulloblastoma, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Rhabdoid, Sarcoma and Miscellaneous Tumors. more...

  • Biocontrol of Lepidopteran Pestsby

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00

    This volume describes the various applications of entomopathogenic soil microorganisms in the management and control of the devastating lepidopteran pest. An introduction describes the insecticidal properties of viruses, bacteria, fungi, nematodes and their metabolites, as well as their applications in the context of crop improvement. Subsequent chapters... more...