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  • A Century of Parasitologyby John Janovy; Gerald W. Esch

    Wiley 2016; US$ 120.00

    Reviews key areas in ecological, medical and molecular parasitology Features essays from some of the world's leading parasitologists   Each topic is set in context by featuring a key paper from the Journal of Paraistology over the past 100 years more...

  • Cybernetics and Developmentby Michael J. Apter; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Cybernetics and Development deals with the ways in which growing and developing biological systems control themselves during development. It is a preliminary attempt to apply some of the insights and techniques of cybernetics to the problem of understanding such development and its control. The book begins with a discussion of the nature of cybernetics... more...

  • Espèces envahissantes d'ici et d'ailleursby Etienne Branquart; Guillaume Fried; Daniel Simberloff

    Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 22.99

    Comprendre le nouveau visage de la biosphère Alerte ! Algues tueuses, plantes allergisantes, insectes ravageurs, pigeons contagieux, méduses géantes et autres espèces au tempérament envahissant défrayent de plus en plus souvent la chronique. Leurs proliférations sont difficilement maîtrisables et bouleversent les écosystèmes. Quel est le portrait-robot... more...

  • Gehölze im Winterby Walter Eschrich

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 19.99

    Dieser Softcover Nachdruck macht die letzte Auflage des nach wie vor nachgefragten Werkes aus dem Jahre 1995 endlich wieder verfügbar. In dem vorliegenden Buch werden die Zweige und ihre Knospen sowie die Blattnarben und Lenticellen dargestellt. Farbige, möglichst naturgetreue Aquarelle ermöglichen dabei die sichere Bestimmung. Wo vorhanden, wurden... more...

  • The Handy Anatomy Answer Bookby Patricia Barnes-Svarney; Thomas E. Svarney

    Visible Ink Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    We all have one. The human body. But do we really know all of its parts and how they work? The Handy Anatomy Answer Book is the key to unlocking this door to a wondrous world. Covering all the major body systemsintegumentary (skin, hair, etc.), skeletal, muscular, nervous, sensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive,... more...

  • Herding Hemingway's Catsby Kat Arney

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 18.99

    The language of genes has become common parlance. We know they make your eyes blue, your hair curly or your nose straight. The media tells us that our genes control the risk of cancer, heart disease, alcoholism or Alzheimer's. The cost of DNA sequencing has plummeted from billions of pounds to a few hundred, and gene-based advances in medicine hold... more...

  • Introduction to Modern Biochemistry 3eby P Karlson

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Introduction to Modern Biochemistry, Fourth Edition provides a better understanding of the chemical background of biological phenomena. The book presents an introduction and a survey of the facts and concepts of biochemistry. The text is intended to be an instructional material. Topics of general importance, such as the generation and utilization... more...

  • Osmotic and Ionic Regulation in Animalsby W. T. W. Potts; Gwyneth Parry

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Osmotic and Ionic Regulation in Animals focuses on the processes involved in osmoregulation. The book first discusses general considerations of osmoregulation in animals, including the distinction of body fluids, definitions, and properties of solutions and membranes. The text also looks at the different types of excretory organs, including the differentiation... more...

  • Switching on Plant Innate Immunity Signaling Systemsby P. Vidhyasekaran

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    This book presents the ways and means to switch on plant immune signaling systems using PAMP-PIMP-PRR signaling complex for crop disease management. It also describes bioengineering approaches to develop transgenic plants expressing enhanced disease resistance using genes encoding PAMPs, PRRs and transcription factors and genes involved in generation... more...

  • Advances in Potato Chemistry and Technologyby Jaspreet Singh; Lovedeep Kaur

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 169.95

    Advances in Potato Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition, presents the latest knowledge on potato chemistry, including the identification, analysis, and uses of chemical components in potatoes. Beginning with a brief description of potato components, the book then delves into their role during processing, then presenting information on strategies... more...