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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • How to Write a Paperby

    Wiley 2003; US$ 29.95

    How to Write a Paper is the essential guide for authors wishing to have their scientific paper published. The third edition, written by experienced international editors, has been completely updated and includes a new chapter on electronic submissions. Topics covered include: Structure of a scientific paper References Electronic submissions... more...

  • The Ecology of River Systemsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 529.00

    Our understanding of the ecology of running waters has come a long way during the past few years. From being a largely descriptive subject, with a few under­ tones concerned with such things as fisheries, pollution or control of blackflies, it has evolved into a discipline with hypotheses, such as the River Continuum Concept (Vannote et a/. 1980),... more...

  • Lake Prespa, Northwestern Greeceby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Lakes in the Balkans are numerous, but few of them have been studied, and even fewer on a long-term basis. This book is the first on a lake of the Balkans since the monograph on Lake Ohrid (1956). It is a synthesis of our present knowledge on the ecology and functioning of the lake and its resources, with an emphasis on its endemism and on the... more...