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  • Morphogenesisby Chr. P. Raven; J. E. Harris; E. W. Yemm

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    International Series of Monographs on Pure and Applied Biology, Volume 2: Morphogenesis: The Analysis of Molluscan Development describes the various stages in molluscan morphogenesis. This book emerged from a series of lectures given for advanced biology students of the University of Utrecht. This book is composed of eight chapters and begins with... more...

  • Color Change Mechanisms of Cold-Blooded Vertebratesby H. Waring

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Color Change Mechanisms of Cold-Blooded Vertebrates focuses on color change in vertebrates and its relation to endocrine control. The book first tackles physiological color changes in amphibians, elasmobranchs, teleosts, and cyclostomes. Topics include description of responses, nonvisual response, criticisms of the two-hormone hypothesis as applied... more...

  • The Biology of the Coleopteraby R. A. Crowson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Biology of the Coleoptera covers the branches of modern biology of Coleoptera. The book discusses the biological study of beetles; some skeletal peculiarities and the internal structures of the adults. The text also describes some structural features of larvae and pupae; food, digestion and the alimentary canal; and blood, osmoregulation, reserves,... more...

  • Animal Communication by Pheromonesby H. H. Shorey

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Animal Communication by Pheromones describes how the behavior of animals is controlled and influenced by pheromone communication. This book describes the mechanism through which the social animals interact with each other and by which they are organized according to their relative statuses and functions. The text then describes the pheromonal communication... more...

  • Invertebrate Photoreceptorsby Jerome J. Wolken

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Invertebrate Photoreceptors: A Comparative Analysis covers the structure and pigment chemistry of invertebrate photoreceptors. The book discusses the photobehavior and photoreceptor systems of invertebrate animals; the protozoan photoreceptor; and the compound eye. The text also describes the crustacean and mollusc eyes; the vertebrate retinal photoreceptors;... more...

  • Control of Insect Behavior by Natural Productsby David L. Wood; Robert M. Silverstein; Minoru Nakajima

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Control of Insect Behavior by Natural Products presents papers on new biochemical approaches to pest control. The book presents articles on pheromone research with stored-product Coleoptera; some general considerations of insects responses to the chemicals in food plants; and pheromones of the honey bee. The text also includes papers on several substances... more...

  • Biology of Bryozoansby Robert M. Woollacott; Russel L. Zimmer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Biology of Bryozoans covers some of the unusual and even unique systems and aspects of bryozoans. The book discusses the gametogenesis of bryozoans; the brooding patterns of bryozoans; and the structure and classification of gymnolaemate larvae. The text also describes the metamorphosis, ancestrulae, and coloniality in bryozoan life cycles; the ultrastructure,... more...

  • The Cockroach (Periplaneta Americana, L.)by Ewen Cameron

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Cockroach covers the structure and physiology of the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana. This well-known insect is extensively used by research workers for insecticide testing and general experimental work. This book is composed of 12 chapters, and begins with a presentation of the classification, life history and development, and the external... more...

  • The Physiology of Mosquitoesby A. N. Clements; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Pure and Applied Biology, Volume 17: The Physiology of Mosquitoes explores some physiological aspects of mosquitoes, including their development, metabolism, survival, reproduction, and behavior. This book is composed of 16 chapters, and begins with discussions on the early life of mosquitoes, larval nutrition, excretion, respiration, and the osmotic... more...

  • Lepidoptera Geneticsby Roy Robinson; G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Lepidoptera Genetics provides a systematic account of the genetics and karyology of Lepidoptera. Topics covered include the use of biometry in genetic studies; population genetics and polymorphism; the rise of industrial melanism; and the evolution of mimicry. The genetics of Rhopalocera and Heterocera is also discussed. This book is comprised of... more...