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  • 30-Second Anatomyby

    The Ivy Press 2013; US$ 13.09

    We all know our eyes from our elbows but what are the duodenum, the basal ganglia, and the islets of Langerhans? Could you locate any of them, let alone say how they make you tick? For an instant, edifying diagnosis of your amazing self, inside and out, simply digest these 50 easy-to-swallow topics. Anatomy gets straight to the heart of the matter:... more...

  • Biogeography and Ecology in the Canary Islandsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    When asked by the General Editor to prepare a book-length treatment concerning the nature of the Canary Islands, our aims were rather ambitious. A general monograph was to be written, embracing all the disciplines of natural history applicable to these islands, and over twenty scientists were approached for contributions. However scientists are 'time... more...

  • Biogeography and Ecology in Tasmaniaby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Distribution and Range . . . 142 The Tasmanian Trout Fishery 153 Population Dynamics of Tench 163 Conservation Notes 167 Bibliography . . . . . . . . 168 VII. Littoral Biogeography by A. J. DARTNALL 171 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 The Maugean Marine Province. . . . . . 175 Distribution Patterns of some Tasmanian Marine Animals 178... more...

  • Biogeography and Ecology of New Guineaby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    J. L. Gressitt New Guinea is a fantastic island, unique and fascinating. It is an area of incredible variety of geomorphology, biota, peoples, languages, history, tradi­ tions and cultures. Diversity is its prime characteristic, whatever the subject of interest. To a biogeographer it is tantalizing, as well as confusing or frustrating when trying to... more...

  • Ecology and Biogeography in Indiaby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 489.00

    This book describes the outstanding features of the ecology and bio­ geography of the Indian region, comprising former British India, Nepal, Bhutan, Ceylon and Burma. It summarizes the results of nearly four decades' studies and field explorations and discussions with students on the distribution of plants and animals, practically throughout this vast... more...

  • The Nile, Biology of an Ancient Riverby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    357 Temperature . . . . . . . . . 358 Transparency and light penetration. 360 Salinity and conductivity 363 Major ions . . . . . 365 Dissolved gases and pH 371 Plant nutrients. 375 References 381 27. Phytoplankton: cOlDposition, developlDent and p- ductivity by]. F. TaIling. 385 Introduction. . . . . 385 Regional Development 385 The headwater lakes... more...

  • Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis in Plantsby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    During the summer of 1974 we discussed the state of molecular biology and biochemical developmental biology in plants on a few occasions in Paris and in Strasbourg. The number of laboratories engaged in such research is minute compared with those studying comparable problems in animal and bacterial systems, but by then much interesting work had been... more...

  • Phenology and Seasonality Modelingby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 99.00

    The pulse of life with the seasons is a classic theme of biology, equally cap­ turing every man's curiosity about early and late milestones of every year's cycle and the critical physiologist's inquiry into life's subtle signals and responses. Natural historians of ancient and renaissance time as well as today have charted the commonsense facts behind... more...

  • Rodents in Desert Environmentsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The Evolution of Desert Adaptations. 190 A Comparison of Behavior Patterns. . 196 A Comparison of Behavior Patterns in: Meriones, Gerbillus and Perognathus . . . . . 210 Spacing and Communication 217 Acknowledgements 221 References . . . . . . . . 221 XI. Activity Patterns ofa Desert Rodent by N. R. FRENCH 225 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . .... more...

  • The Biology of the Indian Oceanby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    This volume contains the proceedings of a Symposium held at the University of Kiel, Germany, from 31 March to 6 April, 1971. The Symposium was organized by the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and the Marine Productivity section of the International Biological Programme (IBPIPM) with the assistance of the United Nations Educational,... more...