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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 290.00
The objective of this book is to provide information to be used as a basis for evaluating the fragile, shaky structure of global food production. The volume analyses the data by region and by intensity of cultivation; and furnishes information about the yield response, giving some indication of the health of the plants. It will be invaluable to all... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 89.95
Physiological Systems in Insects discusses the roles of molecular biology, neuroendocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics in our understanding of insects. All chapters in the new edition are updated, with major revisions to those covering swiftly evolving areas like endocrine, developmental, behavioral, and nervous systems. The new edition includes... more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 93.95
Throughout history, man has, by over-use, consistently reduced the productive capacity of dry lands. This degradation of one-third of the land area of the globe is, unfortunately, increasing. In recent years, world interest has turned to the problems of pollution of the environment and the impending food shortage as world population grows explosively.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 54.95
Mosquitoes of the Southeastern United States is a full-color, highly illustrated guide to the sixty-four known species of mosquitoes in eleven genera that populate the South--from the Gulf Coastal states to the Carolinas. In addition to detailed and fully illustrated identification keys for both larvae and adults, Mosquitoes of the Southeastern... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 166.00
Drawing on expertise from around the world, this volume identifies our current state of knowledge about the behavior and physiology of root herbivores. In particular, this work describes prevailing concepts and theories based on historical and current literature and identifies what new technologies and approaches are available to researchers in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 149.95
Moths and butterflies make up one of the most pertinent order of insects. Manual of Lepidoptera: Classification of the Butterflies and Moths of the World offers the most up-to-date information available in providing a detailed overview of these insects. It covers all 124 families of moths and butterflies found in the world, detailing morphology, biology,... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 23.60
In A Buzz in the Meadow Goulson tells the story of how he bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow and how, over a decade, he has created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive. But other creatures live there too, myriad insects of every kind, many of them ones that Goulson has studied... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
Insects represent the most abundant and diverse animal group on Earth. The number of described species is more than one million and up to ten million are estimated. Insects have one of the widest distributions in the world because they have adapted to extreme ranges of environments. Molecular ecology studies ecological processes based on the analysis... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 74.50
Insects represent over half of the planet’s biological diversity. This popular textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to this extraordinary diversity, and places entomology central to the theory and practice of evolutionary and ecological studies. Fully revised, this fifth edition opens with a chapter concerning the popular side of... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 29.99
Before Darwin, before Humboldt, before Gilbert White, there was Merian. An artist turned naturalist, Maria Sibylla Merian sailed from Europe to the New World on an expedition to study metamorphosis. It was an unheard-of journey for any naturalist at that time, much less a woman. When she returned she produced a book that secured her reputation but... more...