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  • Autoecology and Ecophysiology of Woody Shrubs and Treesby Ratikanta Maiti; Humberto Gonzalez Rodriguez; Natalya Sergeevna Ivanova

    Wiley 2016; US$ 139.95

    Forest trees and shrubs play vital ecological roles, reducing the carbon load from the atmosphere by using carbon dioxide in photosynthesis and by the storage of carbon in biomass and wood as a source of energy. Autoecology deals with all aspects of woody plants; the dynamism of populations, physiological traits of trees, light requirements, life... more...

  • Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communitiesby Gerald J. Bakus

    Wiley 2007; US$ 160.00

    Quantitative methods specifically tailored for the marine biologist While there are countless texts published on quantitative methods and many texts that cover quantitative terrestrial ecology, this text fills the need for the special quantitative problems confronting marine biologists and biological oceanographers. The author combines common... more...

  • Competition and Succession in Pasturesby P. Tow; A. Lazenby

    CABI 2001; US$ 140.00

    This text describes how competition between plant species, and succession in plant ecosystems, operate in grasslands and grazed pastures, both natural and sown. It also examines the ways in which competition and succession are analyzed, evaluated and measured. more...

  • Ice Age Southern Andesby C.J. Heusser

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 235.00

    The Southern Andes, stretching from the subtropics to the subantarctic, are ideally located for palaeoenvironmental research. Over the broad and continuous latitudinal extent of the cordillera (-24˚), vegetation is adjusted to climatic gradients and atmospheric circulation patterns. Opposed to the prevailing Southern Westerlies, the Southern... more...

  • Minnesota’s St. Croix River Valley and Anoka Sandplainby Daniel S. Wovcha; Barbara C. Delaney; Gerda E. Nordquist

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 60.00

    Offers a fascinating landscape history of this six county region in east-central Minnesota, including detailed descriptions of the 39 varieties of native habitats which still exist there. The region includes the counties of Anoka, Chisago, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne, and Washington. All of the data is summarized and interpreted to provide a convenient... more...

  • Lamtoby Luc Abbadie; Jaques Gignoux; Xavier Roux; Michel Lepage

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 289.00

    Known as "a dream place for scientists" the Lamto savannas, located on the edge of the Cote d'Ivoire rain forests, are some of the only savannas in the world where ongoing ecological research has endured for over forty years. Drawing from and synthesizing this abundance of research, the book examines the structure, function, and dynamics of the Lamto... more...

  • Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppeby W. K. Lauenroth; I. C. Burke

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 82.99

    The semiarid shortgrass steppe is the warmest, driest, and lowest in primary production of grasslands in central North America. This book is an enormously rich source of data and insight into the structure and function of semiarid grassland. more...

  • Lifelinesby Steven Rose

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 49.99

    In Life Beyond the Gene , Steven Rose confronts the ideology of reductionism and ultra-Darwinism, with its insistence that all aspects of human life from sexual preference to infanticide, political orientation to violence, male domination to alcoholism, are in our genes and are the inevitable consequences of natural selection. These claims, Rose asserts,... more...

  • Introduction to Bryophytesby Alain Vanderpoorten; Bernard Goffinet

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 48.00

    Opens the door to the curious mind, inspiring students, from late undergraduates to post-doctoral researchers, to engage in bryological research. more...

  • Weedy and Invasive Plant Genomicsby C. Neal Stewart

    Wiley 2009; US$ 266.00

    Weedy and Invasive Plant Genomics offers a comprehensive, up-to-date reference on genetic and genomics research in weedy and invasive plants. Forward-looking in its approach, the work also assesses the areas of future research necessary to defeat these agricultural pests. This research-based, scholarly work engenders a further understanding of weeds... more...