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- CABI 2001; US$ 145.00
Based on a similarly named meeting in December 1999 organized by the British Society for Plant Pathology, this book considers the biology of interactions between host plants and the pathogens that infect them. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 189.00
Tenth in a series of books resulting from the activities of the scientific programme, "Response of the Earth System to Impact Processes" (IMPACT), by the European Science Foundation. The papers in this volume investigate the effects of asteroid and comet impacts on a diversity of biological and evolutionary processes. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 289.00
Increasing awareness of the effects of toxic components in antifouling coatings has raised interest in the potential for nontoxic alternatives. This book examines how marine organisms and plants use chemicals to communicate and defend themselves. It also looks at the challenges in identifying such compounds and their incorporation into coatings. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 299.00
Colonization of New Zealand altered the resident biota and resulted in the introduction of alien organisms. This volume presents a review of the level and rate of alien invasions. It investigates what controls the success of invaders and their consequences for ecosystems, and provides a basis for the effective management of biological invasions. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.00
Combining research approaches from biology, philosophy and linguistics, the field of Biosemiotics proposes that animals, plants and single cells all engage in semiosis - the conversion of objective signals into conventional signs. This book presents the history and study of biosemiotics, and provides a summary of the work in this field. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 299.00
Wildlife diseases have become increasingly important recently due to their effect upon human health, veterinary medicine, wildlife, and conservation biology. Gary Wobeser's successful book from 1994 has been completely updated and enlarged in a new second edition. An in-depth overview of the available techniques for the investigation and management... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 39.99
Von der Eizelle zum transgenen Tier ? Wie funktioniert das? Johannes Schenkel beschreibt anschaulich aus molekularbiologischer und versuchstierkundlicher Sicht die Techniken, mit denen Gene mutiert, in Tiere stabil eingebracht und diese Tiere gezüchtet werden, um anschließend aussagekräftige Experimente durchführen zu können. Ausgehend von den Grundlagen... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 119.00
Progress has been made in developing technologies that enable systems interrogations at a molecular level. But, in order to be useful, the data must be integrated, analyzed and modelled. This book summarizes the challenges of applying systems level measurements to various steps of drug discovery and development in the pharmaceutical industry. more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 209.00
Branching morphogenesis, the creation of branched structures in the body, is a key feature of animal and plant development. This book brings together expert researchers working on a variety of branching systems to present a view of the mechanisms that control branching morphogenesis. more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 190.00
Provides information on the biology and technology of flower seeds. This book presents in-depth information on the history and evolution of the ornamental and wild flower seed industries followed by recommendations for successful breeding, production, and testing programs. more...