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- Random House 2017; US$ 23.96
A hunt for the world's most elusive bees leads Dave Goulson from Salisbury plain to Sussex hedgerows, from Poland to Patagonia. Whether he is tracking great yellow bumblebees in the Hebrides or chasing orchid bees through the Ecuadorian jungle, Dave Goulson?s wit, humour and deep love of nature make him the ideal travelling companion. But perhaps... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 225.00 US$ 195.00
Research in insect population dynamics is important for more reasons than just protecting forest communities. Insect populations are among the main ecological units included in the analysis of stability of ecological systems. Moreover, it is convenient to test new methods of analyzing population and community stability on the insect-related data,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 27.11
Full of drama, dedication, and humor, this book narrates the author?s often frustrating experiences working as an experimental physicist in Cuba after the disintegration of the so-called socialist block. Lacking finance and infrastructure, faced with makeshift equipment, unpredictable supplies, and unreliable IT, Altshuler tells how he and his students... more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
Monarch butterflies are one of nature's most recognizable creatures, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration from the United States and Canada to Mexico. Yet there is much more to the monarch than its distinctive presence and mythic journeying. In Monarchs and Milkweed , Anurag Agrawal presents a vivid investigation into how the monarch... more...
- Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 206.11
This book is a compilation of writings focused on conventional and unconventional insect products. Some of these products are commercials successes, while others are waiting to be launched and are the potential produce of the future. In addition to the well known products honey, mulberry silk, and lac, the book primarily concentrates on silk producing... more...
- Pelagic Publishing 2017; US$ 15.99
Journey through the digestive systems of humans, farm and wild animals, and meet some of nature?s ultimate recyclers as they eat, breed in and compete for dung. The fall of bodily waste onto the ground is the start of a race against the clock as a multitude of dung-feeders and scavengers consume this rich food source. From the enigmatic dung-rolling... more...
- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 97.99
This is the first thorough and accessible treatment of the scientific literature on the ecology, genetics, and adaptive radiation of Heliconius butterflies: a classic model system in evolutionary biology. more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 247.50 US$ 214.50
Handbook of Major Palm Pests: Biology and Management contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the red palm weevil and the palm borer moth, two newly emergent invasive palm pests which are adversely affecting palm trees around the world. It provides state-of-the-art scientific information on the ecology, biology, and management... more...
- CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95
There are more than 36,000 described species in the family Cerambycidae in the world. With the significant increase of international trade in the recent decades, many cerambycid species have become major plant pests outside their natural distribution range, causing serious environmental problems at great cost. Cerambycid pests of field, vine,... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 169.95
The first book on entomophagy written in this manner, Edible Insects of the World is an enumeration of 2,141 species of edible insects. For the reader?s convenience, insect names are arranged much like a dictionary, first by taxonomic group and then by country. In addition to taxonomic and location information, entries contain applicable details... more...